How Well Do You Know IDF History?

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How Well Do You Know IDF History?

The Isreali Defense Force is one of the most powerful military body in the world with a unique and inspiring history. The history of IDF is closely related with the history of Haganah and they are often studied together. According to records, events about the IDF started prior to 1948. Here we check your familiarity with the events relating to the IDF. Let's go!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these did not happen following the 1947 UN Partition Plan?
    • A. 

      The Isreali economy blossomed

    • B. 

      British Mandate of Palestine became divided

    • C. 

      Israel became volatile

    • D. 

      The civil war began

  • 2. 
    Which of these is not correct about the civil war?
    • A. 

      It began in 1947

    • B. 

      Arabs did not agree to the creation of a Jewish state

    • C. 

      It started before the 1947 UN Partition Plan

    • D. 

      It was before the Jews and Arabs

  • 3. 
    David Ben-Gurion proclaimed the independence of Isreal on?
    • A. 

      24 May 1945

    • B. 

      14 May 1948

    • C. 

      30 May 1950

    • D. 

      16 May 1948

  • 4. 
    What was David Ben-Grunion's first order in becoming the prime minister?
    • A. 

      Closing of all Isreali borders

    • B. 

      Anihilation of all Arabs in Isreal

    • C. 

      Invasion of neighbouring Arab nations

    • D. 

      Formation of Isreali Defense Forces

  • 5. 
    From what direction did Egyptian forces invade Isreal? 
    • A. 

      Westward

    • B. 

      Southward

    • C. 

      Eastward

    • D. 

      Northward

  • 6. 
    When was the first truce of the civil war started?
    • A. 

      April 9, 1940

    • B. 

      May 5, 1941

    • C. 

      July 11, 1949

    • D. 

      June 11, 1948

  • 7. 
    Achievements of the IDF during the civil war are the following except 
    • A. 

      Capture of Negev

    • B. 

      Capture of Galilee

    • C. 

      Conquest of Nazareth

    • D. 

      Conquest of East Jerusalem

  • 8. 
    When was the civil war ends?
    • A. 

      January 8, 1945

    • B. 

      May 7, 1949

    • C. 

      July 20, 1949

    • D. 

      May 12, 1949

  • 9. 
    Who led the IDF from 1949 to 1956?
    • A. 

      Edwin Gideon

    • B. 

      Ariel Sharon

    • C. 

      Joshua Jacob

    • D. 

      Asher Benjamin

  • 10. 
    The weapons supplier to the IDF during late 1950s was ________?
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      United States

    • D. 

      Russia