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Question 1: A fairly unimportant Roman and ________ locality during the first centuries of Christianity, Jaffa did not have a bishop until the fifth century AD.
Byzantine IconoclasmRoman EmpireByzantine EmpireWestern Roman Empire

Question 2: On Monday 5 January 1948 the ________ detonated a truck bomb outside the 3-storey 'Serrani', Jaffa's Ottoman built Town Hall, killing 14 and injuring 19.
King David Hotel bombingMenachem BeginZionist political violenceIrgun

Question 3: The city is also mentioned in the ________ under its Egyptian name Ya-Pho, ( Ya-Pu, EA 296, l.33).
Amarna lettersHabiruCanaanAmarna letters–localities and their rulers

Question 4: The name of the city is supposed to be mentioned in the Egyptian sources and the ________ as Yapu.
Amarna lettersCanaanHabiruAmarna letters–localities and their rulers

Question 5: [1] Jaffa is now part of Tel Aviv which is why the city's full name is Tel Aviv-Jaffa, ________.
IsraelGreeceArmeniaUnited States

Question 6: Some say it is named for Japheth, one of the sons of Noah, who built it after the ________.
Deluge mythMe (mythology)Sumerian religionMesopotamian mythology

Question 7: In 701 BCE, in the days of King Hezekiah (חזקיהו), Sennacherib, king of ________, invaded the region from Jaffa.
AssyriaSumerAkkadian EmpireBabylonia

Question 8: Immanuel Church, built 1904, serves today a ________ congregation with services in English and Hebrew.
LutheranismProtestant ReformationSacramental unionApostles' Creed

Question 9: Jaffa is mentioned in the ________ as the territorial border of the Tribe of Dan, hence the nowadays term "Gush Dan", used for the center of the coastal plain.
Books of SamuelBooks of KingsBook of DeuteronomyBook of Joshua

Question 10: The ________ geographer Al-Muqaddasi mentions it under the name Yaffa, which is used by Arabic speakers today.
Arab peopleIraqSyriaPalestinian people


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