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Jewish Encyclopedia: Quiz


Question 1: Of the works cited which are not German—usually the more classical works—the large part are either ________ or Arabic.
Biblical HebrewMishnaic HebrewSamaritan Hebrew languageHebrew language

Question 2: The Jewish Encyclopedia was an encyclopedia originally published in ________ between 1901 and 1906 by Funk and Wagnalls.
MassachusettsNew JerseyNew YorkConnecticut

Question 3: It contained over 15,000 articles in 12 volumes on the history and then-current state of ________ and the Jews as of 1901.
KabbalahSamaritanJudaismIslam and Judaism

Question 4: Thus, for example, to successfully search for "________" (the ceremony by which the widow of a brother who has died childless released her brother-in-law from the obligation of marrying her), one would have to know that they have transliterated this as "Ḥaliẓah".
YibbumHalizahShulchan AruchNashim

Question 5: To contemporary European reviewers of the Jewish Encyclopedia, the undertaking seemed then like an effort wasted on half-clad Zulus in ________ and Jewish tailors in New York.
South AfricaSierra LeoneCanadaMauritius

Question 6: The site offers both ________ facsimiles of the original articles and Unicode transcriptions of all texts.
JPEGMPEG-1Audio compression (data)Portable Network Graphics

Question 7: [3] In the 20th century, the movement's members dispersed to Jewish Studies departments in the United States and ________.

Question 8: The Jewish Encyclopedia was heavily used as a source by the 16-volume Jewish Encyclopedia in Russian, published by Brockhaus and Efron in ________ between 1906 and 1913.
BashkortostanLeningrad OblastMoscowSaint Petersburg


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