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Za'atar: Quiz


Question 1: Other Latin names for the herbs called za'atar in Arabic include Origanum syriacum (also known as ________ hyssop, Syrian oregano and wild marjoram) and Origanum majorana (sweet marjoram).
BibleChristianity and JudaismNevi'imBiblical canon

Question 2: Za'atar, both the herb and the condiment, is popular in ________, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, and Turkey.

Question 3: ________ mentions an herb maron as an ingredient of the Regale Unguentum ("Royal Perfume") used by the Parthian kings in the 1st century CE[22][23] Saadiah (d.
Pliny the ElderCastraRoman NavyRoman Empire

Question 4: [10] Thymbra spicata, a plant native from ________ to Israel, has been cultivated in North America by Syrian and Lebanese immigrants for use in their za'atar preparations since the 1940s.

Question 5: [2] Used in ________ since medieval times, both the herb and spice mixture are popular throughout the Middle East and Levant.
Greek cuisinePalestinian cuisineTurkish cuisineArab cuisine

Question 6: For this reason, children are encouraged to eat a za'atar sandwich for ________ before an exam.
Medieval cuisineFoodBreadBreakfast

Question 7: Gelb, an ________ word that can be read sarsar may refer to a spice plant.
Akkadian languageAramaic languageEgyptian ArabicArabic language

Question 8: [24] Along with other spiced salts, za'atar has been used as a staple in ________ from medieval times to the present.
Arab cuisineTurkish cuisinePalestinian cuisineGreek cuisine

Question 9: circa 1164), and Maimonides (1135-1204) identified the ezov mentioned in the ________ as the Arabic za'atar.
Old TestamentDeuterocanonical booksTanakhHebrew Bible

Question 10: Za'atar can be used as a seasoning for meats and vegetables or be sprinkled onto a plate of ________.
SyriaHummusPalestinian peopleJordan

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