Quiz: How Well Do You Know Jewish-American Trivia?

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Welcome to the "How Well Do You Know Jewish-American Trivia?" quiz! If you are fascinated by the rich cultural heritage and influential figures of Jewish-American history, this quiz is tailor-made for you. Test your knowledge of prominent personalities, traditions, and contributions from the Jewish-American community.In this exciting quiz, you'll be presented with ten multiple-choice questions covering a range of topics, from iconic singers and comedians to significant holidays and mouthwatering dishes. Discover the accomplishments of talented individuals like Barbra Streisand, Larry David, and Billy Joel. Learn about the symbolic importance of traditional foods like Challah and Gefilte fish.Whether you're well-versed Read morein Jewish-American trivia or just curious to explore this captivating world, this quiz promises an enriching experience. So, join us and embark on a journey of learning and appreciation for the culture and achievements of Jewish-Americans. Challenge your friends and family to take the quiz too, and let's celebrate the fascinating tapestry of Jewish-American heritage together!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who was the iconic Jewish-American singer known for her rendition of "God Bless America"?

    • A.

      Judy Garland

    • B.

      Barbra Streisand

    • C.

      Bette Midler

    • D.

      Aretha Franklin

    Correct Answer
    B. Barbra Streisand
    Explanation
    Barbra Streisand is a famous Jewish-American singer and actress known for her powerful voice and numerous hit songs. "God Bless America" is one of her notable renditions.

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  • 2. 

    Which Jewish-American comedian is famous for his roles in "Curb Your Enthusiasm" and "Seinfeld"?

    • A.

      Adam Sandler

    • B.

      Jerry Seinfeld

    • C.

      Larry David

    • D.

      Seth Rogen

    Correct Answer
    C. Larry David
    Explanation
    Larry David is a renowned Jewish-American comedian, writer, and actor. He is best known for co-creating the hit TV show "Seinfeld" and starring in "Curb Your Enthusiasm."

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  • 3. 

    What is the traditional Jewish bread often eaten on the Sabbath and holidays?

    • A.

      Matzah

    • B.

      Bagel

    • C.

      Challah

    • D.

      Rye bread

    Correct Answer
    C. Challah
    Explanation
    Challah is a braided bread that is a staple in Jewish cuisine and is often enjoyed during Shabbat (the Sabbath) and holidays.

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  • 4. 

    Who is the Jewish-American actress known for her role as Princess Leia in "Star Wars"?

    • A.

      Natalie Portman

    • B.

      Meryl Streep

    • C.

      Carrie Fisher

    • D.

      Scarlett Johansson

    Correct Answer
    C. Carrie Fisher
    Explanation
    Carrie Fisher was a Jewish-American actress and writer who became a cultural icon for her role as Princess Leia in the "Star Wars" film series.

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  • 5. 

    Which Jewish-American filmmaker directed "Schindler's List" and "Jurassic Park"?

    • A.

      Steven Spielberg

    • B.

      Martin Scorsese

    • C.

      Quentin Tarantino

    • D.

      Woody Allen

    Correct Answer
    A. Steven Spielberg
    Explanation
    Steven Spielberg is a renowned Jewish-American filmmaker and director known for his work on critically acclaimed movies like "Schindler's List" and "Jurassic Park."

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  • 6. 

    What is the Jewish-American holiday that commemorates the liberation of the Jews from slavery?

    • A.

      Hanukkah

    • B.

      Purim

    • C.

      Passover

    • D.

      Yom Kippur

    Correct Answer
    C. Passover
    Explanation
    Passover, also known as Pesach, is a major Jewish holiday that commemorates the Israelites' liberation from slavery in ancient Egypt, as told in the book of Exodus.

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  • 7. 

    Who wrote the classic novel "The Catcher in the Rye"?

    • A.

      J.D. Salinger

    • B.

      Ernest Hemingway

    • C.

      F. Scott Fitzgerald

    • D.

      Harper Lee

    Correct Answer
    A. J.D. Salinger
    Explanation
    J.D. Salinger was a Jewish-American author known for writing the influential novel "The Catcher in the Rye," which has become a literary classic.

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  • 8. 

    Which Jewish-American scientist is known for her groundbreaking research on radioactivity?

    • A.

      Rosalind Franklin

    • B.

      Marie Curie

    • C.

      Jane Goodall

    • D.

      Rachel Carson

    Correct Answer
    B. Marie Curie
    Explanation
    To achieve self-understanding and personal growth: Myss believes that engaging with our archetypes helps us understand ourselves better, providing us with insights that lead to personal growth.

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  • 9. 

    What is the Jewish-American dish made of ground fish, often served as an appetizer?

    • A.

      Matzah ball soup

    • B.

      Gefilte fish

    • C.

      Latkes

    • D.

      Kugel

    Correct Answer
    B. Gefilte fish
    Explanation
    Gefilte fish is a traditional Jewish dish made from ground fish (usually a mixture of carp, whitefish, and pike) that is typically served as an appetizer during holidays and special occasions.

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  • 10. 

    Which Jewish-American singer-songwriter is known for his hits like "Piano Man" and "Uptown Girl"?

    • A.

      Bob Dylan

    • B.

      Billy Joel

    • C.

      Paul Simon

    • D.

      Neil Diamond

    Correct Answer
    B. Billy Joel
    Explanation
    Billy Joel is a Jewish-American singer-songwriter and pianist known for his numerous hit songs, including "Piano Man" and "Uptown Girl."

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