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Israel Quiz

Israel at 70

1. On what date did Israel declare independence?

May 14, 1948
November 29, 1947
Rosh Hashanah 1948
May 1, 1948

2. What is the name of Israel's legislative body?

Parliament
The Knesset
The Diet
Congress

3. Israel originally planned its capital in:

Jerusalem
Tel Aviv
Sarona
Haifa

4. Which country was the first to recognize Israel?

United States
Soviet Union
Great Britain
Denmark

5. Which country was the second to recognize Israel?

United States
Soviet Union
Great Britain
Denmark

6. What was the population of Israel in 1948?

Approximately 800,000
Approximately 1 million
Approximately 6 million
None of the above

7. What is the population of Israel today?

Approximately 800,000
Approximately 6 million
Approximately 8.7 million
Approximately 10.2 million

8. What percentage of the Israeli population is Arab?

5%
12%
21%
38%

9. Who was the second Prime Minister of Israel?

David Ben-Gurion
Yitzhak Rabin
Golda Meir
Moshe Sharett

10. What is the official language of Israel?

English
Hebrew
Arabic
Hebrew and Arabic

11. What is the national religion of Israel?

Judaism
Islam
Zionism
There is no national religion

12. What is Israel's main export to the United States?

Computers
Diamonds
Aircraft parts
Gal Gadot

13. Who is Israel's only Olympic gold medalist?

Natalie Portman
Yael Arad
Gal Fridman
Mark Spitz

14. What is the name of Israel's national theater?

Habima
Bezalel
Hora
Carmel

15. What is the name of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Party

Labor
Democratic Socialists
Yesh Atid
Likud

 

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