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Israeli Culture Quiz

Israel is regarded as one of the most culturally vibrant places in the world, with experimental theater, visual art, an unparalleled writing scene, and more. How much do you know about Israeli culture?

Question 1. What kind of song is "Erev Shel Shoshanim" (Evening of Lilies)?
 A reggae song
 A love song
 A hip-hop song
 A piyyut (liturgical poem)


Question 2. Where is the Rimon School of Jazz and Contemporary Music located?
 Tel Aviv


Question 3. What was one of the first-ever motion pictures, filmed in Ottoman Palestine?
 Hill 24 Doesn’t Answer
 Train Station in Jerusalem
 Oded the Wanderer


Question 4. Which movie is based on a short story by A.B. Yehoshua?
 Three Days and a Child
 Fiddler on the Roof
 Beyond the Walls
 Sallah Shabbati


Question 5. What is the main ingredient in hummus?


Question 6. Yaacov Agam is best known for what?
 Optic art
 Dot paintings


Question 7. How many teams does each Israeli soccer league have?