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.

 Apr 06, 2018

1 of 18Pick your answer!

Name the very first King of Israel!
King Saul
King Thomas
King Jonathan

2 of 18Pick your answer!

Where did the Golden Age of Judaism begin?
Sweden
Norway
Spain

3 of 18Pick your answer!

In what century did the Jewish Golden Age begin?
15th
1st
10th

4 of 18Pick your answer!

In 1947, which country was split into 2 separate nations--one for Arabs and one for Jews?
Ghana
Namibia
Palestine

5 of 18Pick your answer!

Judaism, Christianity and Islam are all Abrahamic religions.
False
True

6 of 18Pick your answer!

Millions of Jews died during which tragic event that took place between 1941 and 1945?
The exile of Jews from Judea
The Holocaust/World War II
The Jewish Diaspora

7 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

8 of 18Pick your answer!

Which of these words refers to Jewish nationalism?
Secular
Polytheistic
Zionism

9 of 18Pick your answer!

Who sentenced Jesus to death?
Pontius Pilate
Judas
Mary Magdalene

10 of 18Pick your answer!

The Crusades were instigated by the Jews to take the Holy Land back from Muslims. True or false?
False
True

11 of 18Pick your answer!

Define monotheism
The belief in any G-d
The belief that Jesus is the son of G-d
The belief in one G-d

12 of 18Pick your answer!

The famous Jewish diarist Anne Frank lived in what city for much of her life?
Amsterdam
Paris
Berlin

13 of 18Pick your answer!

The Jewish holiday of Hanukah is also known as what?
The Festival of Lights
The Festival of Menorahs
The Festival of Candles

14 of 18Pick your answer!

Earliest Jewish history began in the Fertile Crescent.
True
False

15 of 18Pick your answer!

What catastrophic event took place in the 1300s, which the Jews were blamed for?
The Black Death
The Spanish Inquisition
The Fall of Rome

16 of 18Pick your answer!

In 1492, King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella forced all the Jews out of which country?
England
Germany
Spain

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 triangle
A gold star
A circle
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