Quiz: How Much Do You Actually Know About Jewish History?

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See how much you really know about Jewish history! Take this quiz and answer questions about key events that Jewish people went through.

 Nov 19, 2018
1 of 18Pick Your Answer!
How many days is Chanukah ?
7
10
8
2 of 18Pick Your Answer!
What was the port of entry for many Jewish immigrants in the 19th-century?
Roosevelt Island
Ellis Island
Fire Island
3 of 18Choose the correct answer!
Wine, spices, and a candle are used during havdallah.
True
False
4 of 18Pick your answer!
Name the very first King of Israel:
King Saul
King Jonathan
King Thomas
5 of 18Pick your answer!
Where did the Golden Age of Judaism begin?
Sweden
Spain
Norway
6 of 18Pick your answer!
In 1947, which country was split into 2 separate nations--one for Arabs and one for Jews?
Namibia
Palestine
Ghana
7 of 18Pick your answer!
Millions of Jews died during which tragic event that took place between 1941 and 1945?
The Jewish Diaspora
The Holocaust/World War II
The exile of Jews from Judea
8 of 18Pick your answer!
During the Holocaust, who were the "Righteous Among the Nations"?
Non-Jews who risked their lives to help Jews
Non-Jews who aided the Nazis in persecuting the Jews
Jews who successfully fled to safety
9 of 18Pick your answer!
Which of these words refers to Jewish nationalism?
Zionism
Secular
Polytheistic
10 of 18Pick your answer!
Who sentenced Jesus to death?
Mary Magdalene
Judas
Pontius Pilate
11 of 18Pick your answer!
The Crusades were instigated by the Jews to take the Holy Land back from Muslims. True or false?
False
True
12 of 18Pick your answer!
Define monotheism
The belief in any G-d
The belief in one G-d
The belief that Jesus is the son of G-d
13 of 18Pick your answer!
The famous Jewish diarist Anne Frank lived in what city for much of her life?
Amsterdam
Berlin
Paris
14 of 18Pick your answer!
The Jewish holiday of Hanukah is also known as what?
The Festival of Candles
The Festival of Lights
The Festival of Menorahs
15 of 18Pick your answer!
Earliest Jewish history began in the Fertile Crescent.
False
True
16 of 18Pick your answer!
In 1492, King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella forced all the Jews out of which country?
Spain
Germany
England
17 of 18Pick your answer!
One part of keeping kosher is not mixing meat and dairy.
False
True
18 of 18Pick your answer!
What did Jews have to sew onto their clothes to mark themselves as Jewish during WWII?
A gold star
A triangle
A circle
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