WDYK About Israel?

 Israel, a tiny nation in the Middle East, has a huge historical background behind it, as the birthplace of both Judaism and Christianity. In addition, although it is tiny, it has a big presence in political news. How much do you know about this ancient yet modern country in the Middle East?
 
 
Which year saw the United Nations vote to formally establish the country of Israel?
1935
1948
1958
1963
 
 
What is the population of Israel (2021)?
9 million
3 million
2.5 million
25 million
 
 
Before Israel was held by its current people, who held the mandate for Israel?
Britain
United States
France
Syria
 
 
What is the Western Wall in Jersualem?
A wall that once encompassed the second holy temple
A wall blessed by Abraham himself
A wall that Jesus blessed and wept upon
The oldest wall in Jerusalem, but no one knows what it was
 
 
True or False: More than half the landmass in Israel is desert
True
False
 
 
The Israeli parliament is called...
The Knesset
The Reichstag
The People's Cirlce
The Menorah
 
 
True or False: The lowest place on land in the world is located in Israel
It is the Dead Sea
True
False
 
 
On a per capita basis, Israel tops the list of countries when it comes to...
Annual scientific papers
Healthcare
Lifespan
Education
 
 
Which of these was an Israeli invention?
USB flash drive
The calculator
The modern pencil
The stethoscope
 
 
The highest political office in Israel is....
Prime Minister
President
King
Chancellor
 
 
Which of these countries does Israel NOT share a border with?
Jordan
Egypt
Syria
Iraq
 
 
Which of these is NOT a city in Israel?
Tel Aviv
Haifa
Eilat
Davidson
 
There's More to Know...
You don't seem to know that much about Israel, which, while relatively a new country, has a lot of modern and ancient history to it, and it's a fascinating background. Why not try again or look at our answers?
 
You Know Quite a Bit!
You know quite a bit about this tiny country with a complicated past and politics. There is always more to know and find out, and we invite you to take the quiz again or look at our answers to see what you got wrong.
 
You ACED It!
You know a LOT about Israel! Kudos for your geographic knowledge about countries in this big world. Israel is a complicated land while, though tiny, has a lot going on. Congratulations for acing our quiz!
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