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HISTORY

1. The biblical kingdom of Israel broke into...

Judea & Samaria
Israel & Judah
Palestine & Israel
Ten Tribes

2. What year did Israel declare independence?

1917
1948
1953
1967

3. The area of Israel has been conquered and reconquered many times in history.
Before Israel's Independence, who ruled the territory:

Palestinians
Syrians
British
French

4. Which West Bank city is considered to be one of, if not the, oldest city in the world?

Jericho
Hebron
Nablus/Shechem
Bethlehem

GOVERNMENT

5. Which of these people were NEVER asked to be president of Israel?

Albert Einstein
David Ben-Gurion
Chaim Weizmann
None of the Above

6. How many parliamentarians are in the Israeli Knesset?

75
120
250
435

7. The Israeli Government ensures Freedom of Religion for ...

Jews Only
Jews & Christians
Jews & Muslims
People of all religions

8. What is the title of the Israeli head-of-state?

President
Premiere
Prime Minister
Rabbi

SOCIETY & CULTURE

9. What percentage of Israel's population is not Jewish?

1%
10%
20%
75%

10. What are Israel's national languages?

Hebrew & English
Hebrew Only
Hebrew & Arabic
Israel Does Not Have a National Language

11. Israel's first Olympic Gold Medal was won by Gal Friedman in this sport.

Sailing
Judo
Shooting
Skiing

12. The colorful Dizengoff Street fountain in Tel Aviv was designed by what Jewish artist?

Deborah Kass
Marc Chagall
Emma Lazarus
Yaacov Agam

GEORGRAPHY

13. Which popular tourist sites are located along the shores of the Dead Sea?

Makhtesh Ramon & Eilat Barrier Reef
Masada, Ein Gedi & Qumran Caves
Israel Museum, Kotel & Latrun
Mount Hermon & Monfort Castle

14. The Golan Heights forms a natual barrier between Israel and ...

Syria
Jordan
Egypt
Iraq

15. The Hebrew University is located in which city?

Tel Aviv
Haifa
Beersheva
Jerusalem

16. The Bah'ai Botanical Gardens overlook what Israeli city?

Jerusalem
Ashkelon
Haifa
Tiberias

17. The city of Megiddo is also known as...

Gadera
Petach Tikva
Armageddon
Solomon's City

WAR & PEACE

18. The Mossad was originally created to ...

Manage illegal immigration
Spy on the British
Assassinate Arab terrorists
Guard the prime minister

19. What territory did the Israel Defense Forces capture during the Six Day War?

Golan Heights & West Bank
Sinai Peninsula & Gaza Strip
Southern Lebanon & West Bank
A and B

20. The "Green Line" refers to....

The boundary of Israel's forests
A coalition of Muslim states in the Middle East
The 1949 armistice line between Israel and Jordan
None of the above

21. Which Israeli leaders have won the Nobel Prize for World Peace?

Shimon Peres
Yitzhak Rabin
Menachem Begin
All of the Above

22. Israel has a peace treaty with which of its neighbors?

Jordan
Syria
Egypt
A and C

IMMIGRATION

23. Operation Moses refers to...

A mission that rescued Ethiopian Jews
The exodus of Jews from Egypt
The immigration of Russian Jews
A secret mission during the Six-Day War

24. The Bene Israel and Cochin Jews are from:

Spain
Ethiopia
Lithuania
India

25. Israel has greeted immigrants from nearly 100 countries around the world.
Which three nations, in order, have the most immigrants come from?:

USA, Australia, UK
Egypt, India, Iran
USSR/Russia, Romania, Poland
Germany, Morocco, Syria

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