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Etgar Quiz no 269

Try our weekly Jewish knowledge test


illustration: Miki Shaw

contains material not in the Etgar Handbook

1) Which mountain in Israel reaches the sea?

a) Mount Meron

b) Mount Arbel

c) Mount Carmel

d) Mount Tabor

e) Mount Hermon

2) How many kilometres is the drive on route 1 from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem?

a) 55

b) 62

c) 67

d) 73

e) 81

3) “The Land of Israel was the birthplace of the Jewish people.” This was said by:

a) Rabin as he signed the Oslo Accords

b) Herzl in Altneuland

c) Ben Gurion as he read the Declaration of Independence

d) Joshua speaking to the Jewish people as he prepared to die

e) Isaac as he spoke to his sons Ya'akov and Eisav

[image: Ben Gurion]

4) What is Yom Hazikaron?

a) a day of preparation for Yom Ha’atzmaut

b) a day of commemoration of Israel’s fallen soldiers and victims of terror

c) Holocaust Memorial Day

d) a day marking the middle of the Omer

e) a day when we remember the exodus from Egypt

5) On what Hebrew date was the state of Israel established?

a) 10 Tevet

b) 5 Iyar

c) 24 Kislev

d) 15 Tevet

e) 9 Av

[image: flag]

6) The word “Hatikvah” means:

a) the Dream

b) the Mission

c) the Courage

d) the Hope

e) the Salvation

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 Answers 1c, 2c, 3c, 4b, 5b, 6d

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