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Question 1: [9] Many of the Jews that converted during the time of St. Thomas became Kerala's Nasrani or ________.
Saint Thomas ChristiansEastern ChristianityCoonan Cross OathSyrian Malabar Nasrani

Question 2: The Dutch ________ were more tolerant of the community.
ChristianityProtestantismChristian denominationBaptist

Question 3: Tradition says that the first Jews came en masse to ________ (an ancient port, near Cochin) after the destruction of the Temple in 70 CE.
KannurKollamKochi, IndiaKodungallur

Question 4: [2] They traditionally spoke Judeo-Malayalam, a form of the Malayalam tongue native to the state of Kerala in ________.
India and the Non-Aligned MovementResearch and Analysis WingLok SabhaIndia

Question 5: Cochin Jews, also called Malabar Jews (Malabar Yehudan) are the descendants of the ancient Jews in the former ________ in South India, including the present day port city of Kochi.
Kingdom of CochinTourist attractions in KochiCochin Royal FamilyKochi, India

Question 6: ________ 52 (including Kochi (18 in 2006[1]), Ernakulam, North Paravur, Aluva)
ThiruvananthapuramKollam districtKeralaMalayali

Question 7: [4] A chieftain by the name of Joseph Rabban was granted a principality over the Jews of Cochin by the Chera Emperor of ________, Bhaskara Ravivarman II.
MalayaliThiruvananthapuramKeralaKochi, India

Question 8: The Paradesi Jews, also called "White Jews," settled in the region later, coming to India from European nations such as ________ and Spain, and bringing with them the Ladino language and their Sephardic customs in the eighteenth century.
Eighty Years' WarHollandNetherlandsAmsterdam

Question 9: Several rounds of immigration of the ________ into Kerala led to a diversity amongst the Cochin Jews.
AntisemitismAshkenazi JewsSephardi JewsJewish diaspora

Question 10: Today most of Cochin's Jews have emigrated (principally to ________).
ArmeniaIsraelGreeceUnited States


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