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Israeli History Quiz

Since its birth in 1948, Israel has had a busy history, dotted with wars and peace treaties. How much do you know about the history of Zionism and the Jewish state?

Question 1. Who wrote the lyrics for Israel's anthem Hatikvah?
 Naphtali Herz Imber
 Samuel Cohen
 Theodor Herzl
 David Ben-Gurion


Question 2. True or false: Phase I of the 2003 Road Map for Peace called for a freeze of all Israeli settlements.


Question 3. What woman became President of Israel's Supreme Court in 2006?
 Miriam Feirberg Ikar
 Yael German
 Dalia Itzik
 Dorit Beinish


Question 4. Who was the leader of Hezbollah during the 2006 Lebanon War?
 Sheik Abbas Musawi
 Sheik Hassan Nasrallah
 Yasser Arafat
 Rafik Hariri


Question 5. Which political party controlled the Knesset for a decade after the Six-Day War?


Question 6. True or false: Arab-Israelis are obligated to fight in the Israeli army.


Question 7. The first Intifada began in what year?