The Old City Of Jerusalem

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For all geography lovers who have a vast knowledge of countries, try out this quiz. It will gauge how much knowledge you really have about the popular city of Jerusalem and expand your knowledge


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Is it true that King David built the old city of Jerusalem?

    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    King David is traditionally believed to have built the old city of Jerusalem. According to the biblical accounts, he captured the city from the Jebusites and established it as the capital of the united kingdom of Israel. Although there is limited archaeological evidence to support this claim, it is widely accepted in religious and historical contexts. Therefore, the statement "King David built the old city of Jerusalem" is considered true.

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  • 2. 

    In the old city they are holy sites for what religions?

    • A. 

      Judaism

    • B. 

      Buddhism

    • C. 

      Christianity

    • D. 

      Muslims

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Judaism
    C. Christianity
    D. Muslims
    Explanation
    These holy sites in the old city are significant for Judaism, Christianity, and Muslims. The old city of Jerusalem is considered sacred by these three religions. For Judaism, the Western Wall is a holy site as it is the last remaining wall of the Second Temple. For Christianity, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre is a significant site as it is believed to be the place where Jesus was crucified and buried. And for Muslims, the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock are holy sites as they are believed to be the location from where Prophet Muhammad ascended to heaven.

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  • 3. 

    How many gates are there in the old city?

    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      9

    Correct Answer
    A. 7
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 7 because the question asks for the number of gates in the old city, and out of the given options, 7 is the only number that represents the number of gates.

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  • 4. 

    How many towers are there in the old city?

    • A. 

      23

    • B. 

      41

    • C. 

      34

    • D. 

      9

    Correct Answer
    C. 34
  • 5. 

    The old city is divided into how many quarters?

    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      4

    Correct Answer
    C. 4
    Explanation
    The old city is divided into four quarters.

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  • 6. 

    Is it true that the Armenian quarter is the biggest quarter?

    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The question asks if it is true that the Armenian quarter is the biggest quarter. The correct answer is False. This means that the statement is not true, and the Armenian quarter is not the biggest quarter.

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  • 7. 

    In the Christian quarter there is more than________ churches.

    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      40

    • C. 

      50

    Correct Answer
    B. 40
    Explanation
    In the Christian quarter, there are more than 40 churches. This suggests that there is a significant presence of churches in this particular area. The exact number of churches is not specified, but it is stated that there are more than 40, indicating a substantial number. This information highlights the religious significance and diversity within the Christian quarter.

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  • 8. 

    Is it true that the church of the holy sepulcher is in the Christian quarter?

    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The Church of the Holy Sepulcher is indeed located in the Christian quarter. The Christian quarter is one of the four quarters in the Old City of Jerusalem, and it is predominantly inhabited by Christians. The Church of the Holy Sepulcher is a significant Christian pilgrimage site and is believed to be the place where Jesus was crucified, buried, and resurrected. Therefore, it is logical and accurate to say that the church is situated in the Christian quarter.

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  • 9. 

    Is it true that the Wailing Wall is in the Jewish quarter?

    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The Wailing Wall, also known as the Western Wall, is indeed located in the Jewish quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem. It is considered one of the holiest sites in Judaism and is the only remaining part of the Second Temple. Many Jewish people come to the Wailing Wall to pray and leave written prayers in the cracks of the wall. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 10. 

    Do Jews live in the Jewish quarter?

    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    The Jewish quarter is typically a neighborhood or district where a significant number of Jewish people reside. Therefore, it is reasonable to assume that Jews do live in the Jewish quarter.

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  • 11. 

    Is a true the Muslim quarter is the largest quarter in the old city?

    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The Muslim quarter is indeed the largest quarter in the old city.

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  • 12. 

    What is the holiest site for the Muslims in the old city?

    • A. 

      The Church of the holy sepulcher

    • B. 

      The Dome of the rock

    • C. 

      The Western Wall

    Correct Answer
    B. The Dome of the rock
    Explanation
    The Dome of the Rock is considered the holiest site for Muslims in the old city because it is believed to be the location where the Prophet Muhammad ascended to heaven during the Night Journey. It is also one of the earliest surviving Islamic structures and holds great religious and historical significance for Muslims around the world.

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  • 13. 

    What is the holiest site for the Jews in the old city?

    • A. 

      The Dome of the rock

    • B. 

      The Church of the holy sepulcher

    • C. 

      The Western Wall

    • D. 

      Jaffa gate

    Correct Answer
    C. The Western Wall
    Explanation
    The Western Wall is considered the holiest site for Jews in the old city because it is the only remaining part of the Second Temple, which was destroyed in 70 CE. It is believed to be the closest accessible site to the Holy of Holies, the most sacred place in the Jewish religion. Jews from all over the world come to the Western Wall to pray, leave notes in the wall's crevices, and connect with their ancient history and faith.

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  • 14. 

    What is the holiest site for Christians in the old city?

    • A. 

      The Dome of the rock

    • B. 

      The Western Wall

    • C. 

      Church of the holy sepulcher

    Correct Answer
    C. Church of the holy sepulcher
    Explanation
    The Church of the Holy Sepulcher is considered the holiest site for Christians in the old city because it is believed to be the location of Jesus Christ's crucifixion, burial, and resurrection. This church holds immense religious significance and is a pilgrimage site for Christians from around the world. It is revered as the place where the most important events in Christianity took place, making it the holiest site for Christians in the old city.

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