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Beta Israel: Quiz


Question 1: In the past, secular scholars were divided on the origins of the Beta Israel; whether they were the descendants of an Israelite tribe, or converted by Jews living in Yemen, or by the Jewish community in southern Egypt at ________.
Ancient EgyptPredynastic EgyptElephantineAswan

Question 2: They did not know of the ________, but had their own traditions written down in Hebrew.
MidrashJewish philosophyTalmudRabbinic literature

Question 3: Beta Israel (Hebrew: ביתא ישראל‎: Beta Israel, "House of Israel"; Ge'ez: ቤተ እስራኤል Bēta 'Isrā'ēl, modern Bēte 'Isrā'ēl) is the historical name of the Jewish community of Ethiopia, most of whom now live in ________.
United StatesIsraelArmeniaGreece

Question 4: The ________ asked him to go to Ethiopia to look for Jews and to reach remote villages.
IsraelPalestineJewish Agency for IsraelDavid Ben-Gurion

Question 5:
Which of the following languages is spoken in Beta Israel?
Tyap language
Basque-French - 76,000 speakersnnother native languages
Historical Jewish languages
Greek, Hebrew, Yevanic, local languages

Question 6: [41] The late fourteenth century Christian monk Qozmos, for instance, copied the Orit (________) for the Beta Israel communities.
BibleBiblical apocryphaOld TestamentBiblical canon

Question 7: This is an association of veteran Ethiopian immigrants and former ________ agents who participated in the first operations to bring Ethiopian Jews to Israel.
Central Intelligence AgencyMilitary Intelligence Directorate (Israel)MossadIsraeli Intelligence Community

Question 8: Leaders of the community consider especially important a book about the ________ and its precepts, Te'ezaza Sanbat (Precepts of the Sabbath).
ShabbatHebrew calendarPassoverJewish holiday

Question 9:
Which of the following are related to Beta Israel?

Question 10: The capital of Ethiopia, ________, in Dembiya, was surrounded by Beta Israel lands.
DessieDebre MarqosGondarDebre Tabor


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