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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. Chava Alberstein sings in which three languages?
 English, French, and Hebrew
 Yiddish, Hebrew, and English
 Polish, Hebrew, and Yiddish
 Russian, Hebrew, and Yiddish


Question 2. What is the main ingredient in hummus?


Question 3. 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 4. When did Naomi Shemer compose the song "Yerushalayim Shel Zahav"?
 After Israel became independent
 During the British Mandate period
 Just before the Six-Day War
 After the first Intifada


Question 5. Which of these is a film based on Israeli history, directed by Amos Gitai?
 39 Pounds of Love
 A & B
 A & C


Question 6. In what year did Hebrew became one of the official languages of Palestine under the British Mandate?


Question 7. Who wrote The Work of Revival in the Lands of the Diaspora?
 Theodor Herzl
 A.D. Gordon
 Mordecai Kaplan
 Martin Buber