Yom Yerushalayim Quiz

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Yom Yerushalayim Quiz

The Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs' Quiz for Yom Yerushalayim. Photo caption: Rabbi Shlomo Goren, Chief Chaplain of the IDF, blows a shofar at the Western Wall, June 7, 1967.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where was this picture taken, and why is there an American flag in the picture?
    • A. 

      Commemorating July 4 in Jaffa in honor of former American President Ulysses S. Grant during his 1878 visit.

    • B. 

      Greek-Turkish peace conference under American auspices in Jerusalem’s German Colony.

    • C. 

      The American Consulate, which was located inside Jaffa Gate of Jerusalem’s Old City.

    • D. 

      It’s a picture of the American Consulate annex on Agron Street, built in 1924.  

  • 2. 
    Which of the following countries are moving their embassies to Jerusalem?
    • A. 

      The United States

    • B. 

      Paraguay

    • C. 

      Guatemala

    • D. 

      All of the Above   

  • 3. 
    What does this map show?
    • A. 

      The Red and Green lines of Jerusalem’s light rail system.

    • B. 

      The armistice lines drawn in 1949 between Israel and Jordanian-held Jerusalem, the areas between the Green line and the Red line are no-man’s land

    • C. 

      The routes of the Via Dolorosa according to Catholics (red) and Protestant (green)

    • D. 

      The 1947 UN partition plan for Jerusalem

  • 4. 
    Which of the following IS NOT a quarter in Jerusalem’s Old City?
    • A. 

      The Jewish Quarter

    • B. 

      The Muslim Quarter

    • C. 

      The Indian Quarter

    • D. 

      The Christian Quarter

    • E. 

      The Armenian Quarter

  • 5. 
    In November 1947, the United Nations adopted Resolution 181, which proposed what solution for future of Jerusalem?
    • A. 

      “Corpus separatum” – an international regime for Jerusalem

    • B. 

      A split capital between Jews and Arabs

    • C. 

      A united city under Jordanian rule

    • D. 

      A united city under Israeli sovereignty

  • 6. 
    Which famous American crooner, actor and member of the Rat Pack was an active supporter of Israel and even has a building at Hebrew University named for him?
    • A. 

      Dean Martin

    • B. 

      Peter Lawford

    • C. 

      Sammy Davis Jr.

    • D. 

      Frank Sinatra

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is an infrastructure project currently under construction in Jerusalem? 
    • A. 

      Multiple new lines and extensions of Jerusalem's light rail network

    • B. 

      The re-development of the entrance to Jerusalem as a global center for commerce and tourism

    • C. 

      A high-speed train line between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv

    • D. 

      All of the above