My Jewish Learning

Israeli History Quiz

Since its birth in 1948, Israel has had a busy history, dotted with wars and peace treaties. How much do you know about the history of Zionism and the Jewish state?



Question 1. Which of these are non-Jewish citizens of Israel?
 Circassians
 Druze
 Bedouin
 All of these

 

Question 2. Who was the first American Consul to Jerusalem?
 Edward Joy Morris
 Warder Cresson
 John C. Calhoun
 Abraham J. Karp

 

Question 3. In the last few decades, which of these was NOT an attempt to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?
 The Oslo Accords
 The Road Map to Peace
 The uptick in suicide bombings
 The Gaza Disengagement

 

Question 4. "I have come bearing an olive branch and a freedom fighter's gun. Do not let the olive branch fall from my hand." Where did Yasser Arafat make this famous statement?
 UN General Assembly
 Camp David
 European Union
 Knesset

 

Question 5. What woman became President of Israel's Supreme Court in 2006?
 Miriam Feirberg Ikar
 Yael German
 Dalia Itzik
 Dorit Beinish

 

Question 6. What year was Tel Aviv founded?
 70
 1492
 1882
 1909

 

Question 7. In Genesis, God promises Abraham land from the river of Egypt to where?
 The Euphrates River
 The Golan Heights
 The Jordan River
 Jerusalem