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Spanish and Portuguese Jews: Quiz


Question 1: Similar considerations may have played a rĂ´le for Jews in ________ and Bordeaux, given their proximity to the Spanish border.

Question 2: Already in 1603, the sources tell us that harpsichords were used in the Spanish and Portuguese synagogues in ________.

Question 3: the descendants of Jews expelled from Spain in 1492 and from Portugal in 1497, who settled in ________ countries of Southern Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, and
Indian OceanMediterranean SeaPacific OceanAtlantic Ocean

Question 4: There were Portuguese Jews living in ________ as early as the 1590s.

Question 5: The London community formerly had oversight over some Baghdadi synagogues in the Far East, such as the Ohel Leah Synagogue in Hong Kong and Ohel Rachel Synagogue in ________.

Question 6: There were formerly several Portuguese synagogues in other cities such as ________.
RotterdamLeidenThe HagueSouth Holland

Question 7: Local languages used by Spanish and Portuguese Jews include Dutch (in the Netherlands and ________); Low German in the Hamburg/Altona area; and English in Great Britain, Ireland, USA and Jamaica.
United KingdomBelgiumDenmarkSpain

Question 8: Newer Sephardic communities, such as the Syrian Jews of ________ and the Greek and Turkish Jews of Seattle, do not come under the Spanish and Portuguese umbrella.
BrooklynNew York CitySuffolk County, New YorkQueens

Question 9: Because of the relatively high proportion of immigrants through ________, the majority of Spanish and Portuguese Jews of the 16th and 17th centuries spoke Portuguese as their first language.
East TimorGreecePortugalSpain

Question 10: Under ________, the conversos of Bayonne were assigned to the suburb of St.
House of BourbonLouis XIV of FranceLouis XIII of FranceHenry IV of France


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