Ancient and Medieval History QuizThe history of ancient and medieval Jewish communities reveals the origins of Judaism as we know it. How much do you know about the main Jewish figures and events, from the Bible to the dawn of modernity?
Question 1. Khosrow II Parviz, who took over Jerusalem in 614 CE, was part of what empire?
Question 2. In what town was King David born in?
Question 3. What did inquisitors do to Isaac de Castro when he refused to convert to Christianity?
They expelled him to Australia
They burned him alive
They beheaded him
They appointed him king
Question 4. The construction of the Second Temple was completed in what year?
Question 5. After the destruction of Jerusalem in 586 BCE, who was appointed leader of the remaining Jews in the Land of Israel?
Question 6. The Spanish Inquisition was aimed at which group?
Question 7. In 538 BCE, what did Cyrus the Great decree?
That the Temple in Jerusalem should be rebuilt
That all Jews should return to Egypt
That all Jews in Babylon should be killed
That Jews can build a new Temple in Babylon