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Yad Vashem: Quiz

  
  

Question 1: Pope ________ visited Yad Vashem on 11 May 2009, with the participation of President Shimon Peres and Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin.
Pope Benedict XVIPope John Paul IIPope Paul VICatholic Church

Question 2: Yad Vashem is the second most visited tourist site in Israel, after the ________, with over one million visitors during 2007.
Western WallTisha B'AvTabernacleJerusalem

Question 3: In 2000, German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder visited Yad Vashem as a guest of Israeli Premier ________ and was invited to turn a handle to boost the Eternal Flame.
Ehud BarakTzipi LivniBenjamin NetanyahuMeir Sheetrit

Question 4: During 2008, Yad Vashem hosted a wide range of VIPs and dignitaries, beginning with US President ________, who visited in January 2008.
George W. BushGeorge H. W. BushDick CheneyRonald Reagan

Question 5: Non-Jews who saved Jews during the Holocaust, at personal risk, are honored by Yad Vashem as "________".
Righteous among the NationsNetherlandsGermanyFrance

Question 6: Special sessions were held with Israeli dignitaries including president ________.
Menachem BeginYitzhak RabinShimon PeresAriel Sharon

Question 7: The Congress, under the patronage of ________, was devoted to the study of the Holocaust and discussions of its universal significance.
UNESCOUnited Nations High Commissioner for RefugeesSpecial Court for Sierra LeoneUNICEF

Question 8: In September 2007, Yad Vashem received the Prince of ________ Award for Concord.
OviedoAsturiasCantabriaBoal

Question 9: Yad Vashem was first proposed in September 1942, at a board meeting of the ________, by Mordecai Shenhavi, a member of Kibbutz Mishmar Ha'emek.
IsraelWorld Zionist OrganizationPalestineJewish National Fund

Question 10: In February 1946, Yad Vashem opened an office in Jerusalem and a branch office in ________ and in June that year, convened its first plenary session.
IsraelTel AvivHaifaBeersheba
















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