Palestine: Quiz


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Question 1: What does the following picture show?

  Bar Kochba revolt silver Shekel. Obverse: the Jewish Temple facade with the rising star, surrounded by "Shimon". Reverse: A lulav, the text reads: "To the freedom of Jerusalem"
  An 1890 map of Palestine as described by medieval Arab geographers, with Jund Filastin administrative area
  Palestine and Transjordan were incorporated (under different legal and administrative arrangements) into the Mandate for Palestine issued by the League of Nations to Great Britain on 29 September 1923

Question 2: The government was recognised by Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, and Yemen, but not by Transjordan (later known as ________) or any non-Arab country.
BarbadosJordanSaint HelenaZulu Kingdom

Question 3: [3][4][5][6] The term Land of Israel is used to refer to the same geographic region, both narrowly or broadly defined, by Israelis, ________, and Christian Zionists, among others.
JewsJewish ethnic divisionsAntisemitismSephardi Jews

Question 4: In 400 BCE, the ________ made inroads into southern Palestine and built a separate civilization in the Negev that lasted until 160 BCE.
Arab peopleJordanPetraNabataeans

Question 5: The Hebrew Bible calls the region ________ (כּנען) (Numbers 34:1–12), while the part of it occupied by Israelites is designated Israel (Yisrael).
Palestinian territoriesCanaanAncient historyQatna

Question 6: [91] The ________ in Bethlehem and the Church of the Ascension in Jerusalem were also built during Constantine's reign.
Mary (mother of Jesus)Church of the NativityTree of JesseJesus

Question 7: The ________ which opposed those actions and the challenge to its role as government in preparation responded with "The Hunting Season" – severe actions against supporters of the Irgun and Lehi, including turning them over to the British.
David Ben-GurionJewish Agency for IsraelIsraelPalestine

Question 8: In early 1947 the British Government announced their desire to terminate the Mandate, and asked the ________ to make recommendations regarding the future of the country.
United Nations General AssemblyUnited Nations Industrial Development OrganizationUnited Nations Security CouncilUnited Nations Trusteeship Council

Question 9: [91] Christians and Jews where considered ________, enjoyed some protection but had to pay a special poll tax called jizyah ("tribute").
Islam and other religionsCriticism of IslamPeople of the BookIslam

Question 10: The Technion university was founded in 1924, and the ________ in 1925.
An-Najah National UniversityHebrew University of JerusalemTel Aviv UniversityBen-Gurion University of the Negev

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