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Eliezer Ben-Yehuda: Quiz


Question 1: Ben-Yehuda regarded Hebrew and Zionism as symbiotic: "The ________ can live only if we revive the nation and return it to the fatherland," he wrote.
Hebrew languageBiblical HebrewSamaritan Hebrew languageMishnaic Hebrew

Question 2: info), 7 January 1858–16 December 1922) was a Jewish activist who was a key figure in the ________.
Hebraization of surnamesCanaanismRevival of the Hebrew languageZionism

Question 3: Reading the Hebrew language newspaper HaShahar, he became acquainted with Zionism and concluded that the revival of Hebrew language in the Land of Israel could unite all ________ worldwide.
AntisemitismSephardi JewsJewish ethnic divisionsJews

Question 4: His parents hoped he would become a ________, and sent him to a yeshiva.
Orthodox JudaismRabbiConservative JudaismJews

Question 5: His first wife, Devora (née Jonas), died in 1891 of ________, leaving him with five small children.
LeprosyTuberculosisPathogenic bacteriaAnthrax

Question 6: By the age of twelve, he had been studying in Hebrew for nine years and had read large portions of the Torah, ________, and Talmud.
MishnahMidrashToseftaMinor tractate


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