Israel Made Easy: What You Need To Know

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Israel Quizzes & Trivia

This is a quiz about Israel.


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  • 1. 
    Israel gets as much rain as:
    • A. 

      Germany

    • B. 

      United States

    • C. 

      Australia

    • D. 

      London

  • 2. 
    About how many days of sunshine does Israel get?
    • A. 

      220

    • B. 

      160

    • C. 

      300

    • D. 

      320

  • 3. 
    Is it true that Summers are hot and very dry.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Winters are generally cold at the Dead Sea and in Eilat.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Pack an umbrella - November through:  
    • A. 

      April

    • B. 

      March

    • C. 

      September

    • D. 

      January

  • 6. 
     In April, May, September, and October the weather is generally a cold and stormy time in Israel.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    You can get almost anywhere in Israel by bus.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The Central Bus Station is a fixture in most towns, known as the:
    • A. 

      Bus depot

    • B. 

      Transportation hub

    • C. 

      Tahana Merkazit

  • 9. 
    What bus company handles most of the transportation in Israel?
    • A. 

      The Dan bus company

    • B. 

      Egged bus cooperative

    • C. 

      The blue bus companies

  • 10. 
    Smoking is allowed on the buses in Israel.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The cost of the bus ride is calculated by:
    • A. 

      Based on the distance you travel

    • B. 

      Fares are a flat-rate per journey

  • 12. 
    In what currency can the bus fare can be paid?
    • A. 

      US dollars

    • B. 

      Only in shekels

    • C. 

      Visa or MasterCard

  • 13. 
    When you rent a car in Israel you are generally responsible for:
    • A. 

      Keeping it clean

    • B. 

      Make sure it service

    • C. 

      When you rent a car in Israel you are generally responsible for any damage to or loss of the vehicle. You may also be liable for any property damage or personal injury that you may cause while driving.

  • 14. 
    Before you rent a car remember that gas costs the equivalent of U.S. $ ____ per gallon.
    • A. 

      $4

    • B. 

      $8

    • C. 

      $6

    • D. 

      $6.50

  • 15. 
    What is the currency does Israel trade with?
    • A. 

      The United States Dollar

    • B. 

      The New Israeli Shekel

    • C. 

      It only accepts credit cards

  • 16. 
    Rates for hotels, guiding services, and car rentals are always quoted and paid for in:
    • A. 

      The New Israeli Shekel(or NIS)

    • B. 

      Foreign currency

  • 17. 
    For the most favorable rates, change money through:
    • A. 

      Money changers

    • B. 

      Banks

    • C. 

      ATMs

    • D. 

      In the hotel

  • 18. 
    I should avoid buying gold, silver, gemstones, and antiquities in bazaars (like Jerusalem's Old City souk), where things aren't always what they seem and prices fluctuate wildly.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    What languages are widely spoken in Israel?
    • A. 

      Hebrew

    • B. 

      Arabic

    • C. 

      English

    • D. 

      Russian

    • E. 

      French

    • F. 

      Amharic

    • G. 

      Dutch

    • H. 

      Japanese

  • 20. 
    What TV station shows the news in English once a day?
    • A. 

      Channel 11

    • B. 

      Channel 3

    • C. 

      Channel 10

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 21. 
    Muslim sites are closed for tourists on:
    • A. 

      Sundays

    • B. 

      Saturdays

    • C. 

      Fridays

    • D. 

      Every other Monday

  • 22. 
    Avoid the Muslim Quarter of Jerusalem's Old City between:
    • A. 

      12 PM to 2 PM on Sunday

    • B. 

      12 PM to 2 PM on Saturday

    • C. 

      12 PM to 2 PM on Friday

  • 23. 
    Jewish religious sites, and some museums and historical sites are closed midday on Friday until:
    • A. 

      Friday evening

    • B. 

      Saturday evening

    • C. 

      Sunday evening

  • 24. 
    Dress code for religious sites is:
    • A. 

      Anything goes

    • B. 

      According to your own customs

    • C. 

      No shorts, bare midriffs, or sleeves shorter than T-shirt-length. Men cover their heads in Jewish shrines and synagogues, bare them in churches.

    • D. 

      Comfortable clothing

  • 25. 
    "Kosher" has nothing to do with particular ethnic cuisines but with certain restrictions (no pork or shellfish, no dairy and meat products on the same menu).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False