Israel At 71. Quiz #1

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Israel At 71. Quiz #1

A quiz created by the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs in honor of Israel's 71st year of independence. Test your knowledge of Israeli politics, security, geography, and culture here! If you don't know the answer, no problem, nearly all answers can also be found by browsing jcpa. Org.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In which of these years were Jews NOT the majority of Jerusalem's population? 
    • A. 

      1863

    • B. 

      1869

    • C. 

      1874

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    Which one of these international governments and organizations accepted the Balfour Declaration, which gave British support for the 'Founding of a national home for the Jewish people' in the years following its creation in 1917?
    • A. 

      The League of Nations

    • B. 

      The United States

    • C. 

      The Ottoman Empire

    • D. 

      France

    • E. 

      All of the aboveĀ 

  • 3. 
    Which one of these countries does not recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel? 
    • A. 

      Russia

    • B. 

      Australia

    • C. 

      United States

    • D. 

      Guatemala

    • E. 

      Czech Republic

    • F. 

      Honduras

  • 4. 
    Which one of these famous Israeli political leaders did not grow up in the United States? 
    • A. 

      Prime Minister Golda Meir

    • B. 

      Member of Knesset Michael Oren

    • C. 

      Ambassador Dore Gold

    • D. 

      Ambassador Abba Eban

  • 5. 
    Which one of these green Israeli companies, has been targeted by the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement?
    • A. 

      Tethys Solar Desalinization

    • B. 

      SodaStream

    • C. 

      Netafim drip irrigation systems

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    What is Israel's most populous city?
    • A. 

      Tel AvivĀ 

    • B. 

      Beer Sheva

    • C. 

      Haifa

    • D. 

      Jerusalem

  • 7. 
    Which Latin American country, with its capital at Montevideo, formerly had its Israeli embassy in Beit Milken, the landmark Jerusalem building where the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs is based? 
    • A. 

      Argentina

    • B. 

      Chile

    • C. 

      Uruguay

    • D. 

      Colombia