Quiz: You Won't Pass This Jewish History Quiz Unless You Practice Judaism

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How well do you know Jewish history?

Do you know the history of Judaism? Take this quiz to find out how much you know about Judaism's past!

 Oct 01, 2018

1 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is the Torah?
An ancient decree
A region in Israel
The holy book of Judaism

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Who is considered the founder of Judaism?
Isaac
Abraham
Jesus

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What does Passover celebrate?
The birth of Jesus
The discovery of the Ten Commandments
The escape from Egypt

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Who was the first president of Israel?
Chaim Weizmann
Benjamin Netanyahu
David Ben-Gurion

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who was the first king of Israel?
Saul
Moses
Solomon

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Which of the following is not one of the Ten Commandments?
You shall not commit adultery.
You shall not steal.
You shall not gamble.

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who introduced the Ten Commandments to the Jewish people?
Isaac
Moses
Solomon

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Judaism was one of the first ____________________ religions.
Polytheistic
Autotheistic
Monotheistic

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The land that the Jews believe was given to them by God is called what?
Israel
Brazil
Portugal

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Millions of Jews were killed during what war?
Vietnam
WWII
The War of 1812

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When does the Jewish calendar start?
With the discovery of the Ten Commandments
With the birth of Jesus
With the creation of Adam and Eve

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What is the Sabbath?
A weekly day of worship
A retreat for Jewish scholars
A high holy day

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In what year was Israel established?
2000
1948
1966

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In which field did Jewish scientist Albert Einstein receive the Nobel Prize?
Literature
Medicine
Physics

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Who was renamed Israel by God?
Moses
Jacob
Isaac

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In what year was Judaism believed to be established?
2000 B.C.
1 A.D.
33 A.D.

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How many tribes of Israel are there?
12
10
4

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What book is Jewish philosopher Maimonides known for?
The Art of War
13 Articles of Faith
The Four Noble Truths
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