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Yitzhak Shamir: Quiz


Question 1: Shamir admired the ________ and sought to emulate their anti-British struggle.
Official Irish Republican ArmyIrish republicanismProvisional Irish Republican ArmyThe Troubles

Question 2: During the First ________ Shamir's government decided not to retaliate after the Iraqi Scud missile volleys (many of which struck Israeli population centers) .
2006 Lebanon WarSix-Day WarYom Kippur WarGulf War

Question 3: When the Irgun split in 1940, Shamir sided with the more militant faction, Lehi, headed by ________.
BetarZionismAvraham SternIsrael Eldad

Question 4: In May 1991, as the Ethiopian government of ________ was collapsing, Shamir ordered the airlifting of thousands of Ethiopian Jews, known as Operation Solomon.
Mengistu Haile MariamMuammar al-GaddafiMeles ZenawiSiad Barre

Question 5: For some time, Shamir was a critic of his Likud successor, ________, as being too indecisive in dealing with the Arabs.
Avigdor LiebermanBenjamin NetanyahuEhud BarakTzipi Livni

Question 6: Yitzhak Shamir was born Icchak Jeziernicky in Ruzhany (Yiddish: Rozhinoy), Russian Empire (now ________).
SerbiaBelarusBosnia and HerzegovinaAzerbaijan

Question 7: info) (Hebrew: יִצְחָק שָׁמִיר‎, born October 15, 1915) was the seventh Prime Minister of ________ from 1983 to 1984 and again from 1986 to 1992.
United StatesArmeniaIsraelGreece

Question 8: [6] After the battle for independence, Shamir joined the secret intelligence service (________) (1955-1965).
Military Intelligence Directorate (Israel)MossadIsraeli Intelligence CommunityCentral Intelligence Agency

Question 9: In 1969, Shamir joined the ________ party headed by Menachem Begin and was first elected to the Knesset in 1973 as a member of the Likud.
Liberal Party (Israel)General ZionistsGahalHerut

Question 10: He studied at the law faculty of Warsaw University, but cut his studies short to immigrate to what was then the ________.
JordanBritish EmpireBritish Mandate of PalestineGibraltar


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