How Much Do You Know About Jews And Anti-semitism?

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An interesting quiz for you to check, how much do you know about the Jews and if there is a field for stereotypes. This quiz was produced by the Online Activists of the No Hate Speech Movement - a youth campaign against hate speech online, initiated by the Council of Europe. You can learn more about us at www. Nohatespeechmovement. Org and via #nohatespeech


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following DOES NOT refer to Anti-Semitism?
    • A. 

      Antisemitism is a certain perception of Jews, which may be expressed as hatred toward Jews

    • B. 

      "Antisemitism is alike a conspiracy theory of power, believing that the Jews – always operating as a collective – are bent on some grand plan of world domination"

    • C. 

      Protests against human rights abuses by Israel and situation in Gaza transformed to widespead attacks against Jewish people in 2014. Hashtag #HitlerWasRight is widely used on Twitter.

    • D. 

      "Jews still talk too much about what happened to them in the Holocaust and victimize themselves. Holocaust had been exagerated."

    • E. 

      All these answers reflect Anti-Semitic views

    • F. 

      None of those

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is FALSE?
    • A. 

      In the United Kingdom during the summer of 2014, the reported anti-Semitic attacks rose by 400%, compared to 2013.

    • B. 

      In 2012 a vice-chairman of the parliament’s foreign-affairs committee in Hungary called for the authorities to compile a national list of Hungarian Jews, especially those in parliament and government, because they might be working for Israeli foreign interests.

    • C. 

      Anti-semitic views in Europe did not increase during the last 10 years: people learned the lessons of Holocaust and are very sensitive about this issue.

    • D. 

      In Spain until recently there was a village called Castrillo Matajudios (Castrillo Kill Jews).

  • 3. 
    Who are the Jews? 
    • A. 

      Jews are a nation, much like the Irish or the Italians. By the origin they are the descendants of Abraham and Sarah and the past and present inhabitants of the land of Israel.

    • B. 

      Jews form a specific racial group with strong differences in their physical nature and facial traits.

    • C. 

      Jews are members of a religion, much like Christians or Muslims. They follow the laws given by God to Moses at Mt. Sinai

    • D. 

      All answers are true

    • E. 

      Only A and C statements are true

    • F. 

      Only B and C statements are true

  • 4. 
    How many Jewish people in the EU consider leaving theire home country in Europe because of antisemitism according to the EU’s Fundamental Rights Agency survey in 2013? 
    • A. 

      None of them.

    • B. 

      Around 5%

    • C. 

      Close to 30%

    • D. 

      Nearly 20%

  • 5. 
    There is a false stereotype about Jewish people in relation to financial competencies and money. In fact one cannot generalize on this issue, some people are good some people are less competent financial people. However there are special teaching in Jewish tradition regarding money and people, which we should all respect.Which of thes statements are TRUE?
    • A. 

      According to Jewish tradition, giving money to the poor and to others in need is not just encouraged, it is required.

    • B. 

      According to Jewish law, the burden of any sales mistakes is on the seller to ensure that the buyer should benefit from any uncertainty in a transaction. For example, if someone wants to buy a kilo of berries, Judaism requires the seller to give the buyer a little extra, just in case the scale is not completely accurate.

    • C. 

      The 2001 National Jewish Population Survey in the U.S. found that 71% of Jews give charity to Jewish causes and 62% give to non-Jewish causes.

    • D. 

      None of those

    • E. 

      All of those

  • 6. 
    This Holocaust memorial resembles a weeping willow. The metal leaves bear the names of Jewish people, who perished in the Holocaust. The inscription on top of the Memorial reads: “Whose agony is greater than mine”. In which city is it situated?
    • A. 

      Warsaw, Poland

    • B. 

      Krakow, Poland

    • C. 

      ​Berlin, Germany

    • D. 

      Budapest, Hungary

  • 7. 
    Talking about the contributions of Jewish people to the global culture and science. Is it true that there are more Jewish Nobel Prize Winners than non-Jewish?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which statement about Holocaust is FALSE?
    • A. 

      11 million people were killed during the Holocaust (1.1 million children). 6 million of those victims were Jewish. Other groups targeted by the Nazis were Jehovah’s Witnesses, homosexuals, disabled people, and Roma people

    • B. 

      5 million people were killed during the Holocaust (0,8 million children). 1,5 million of those victims were Jewish. Other groups targeted by the Nazis were homosexuals, disabled people, and Roma people

    • C. 

      Two-thirds of Jewish people living in Europe at the time of World War II were killed by Nazis

  • 9. 
    Which famous people are/were actually Jewish?
    • A. 

      Albert Einstein, Sigmund Freud and Franz Kafka

    • B. 

      Stieven Spielberg, Elizabeth Taylor and Scarlett Johansson

    • C. 

      Julio Iglesias, Adam Sandler and Natalie Portman

    • D. 

      Ben Stiller, Daniel Radcliff and Mila Kunis

    • E. 

      Only 1st and 3rd options

    • F. 

      None

    • G. 

      Does it actually matter when you face people, who are brilliant in what they do? And yes, all of them :)

  • 10. 
    Which famous person from this list did not convert to Judaism? 
    • A. 

      Marilyn Monroe

    • B. 

      Sammy Davis Jr.

    • C. 

      Elizabeth Taylor

    • D. 

      Friedrich Engels

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