10 most difficult Israel riddles A list of Israel related questions that are most often answered incorrectly Geography quiz When did the Yiddish language develop?Around the 10th century . Yiddish developed around the 10th century in southern Germany on the basis of a local German dialect. The Romance borrowings in it show that Jews who came to Germany used the Old French or Italian varieties.very hard 32% around the 10th century around the 10th century 32%around the 14th century BCaround the 14th century BC38%in the 19th century in the 19th century 16%in 1913in 191312%Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowska. Statistics based on 3684 answers in 5 languages »languages riddles » How many seas does Israel have access to? (not including lakes like Dead Sea)Two. The Mediterranean Sea makes up the majority of Israel's coastline. But Israel has also a small coastline on the Red Sea in the south, with the port of Eilat. This 11 km (7 miles) wide strip of land separates Egypt from Jordan, so tourists visiting Egypt typically need to approach Jordan by the sea if they want to visit Petra.hard 40% nonenone18%oneone36%twotwo40%threethree5%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 13040 answers in 2 languages »geography of North Africa riddles » How many Jews live in Israel? (of the global population of Jews)42%. About 42% of all Jews reside in Israel and about 42% reside in the United States and Canada, with most of the remainder living mostly in Europe.hard 48% 99%99%5%86%86%18%64%64%27%42%42%48%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 6460 answers in 2 languages »Judaism riddles » In which country is Jewish Autonomous Region?Russia. The Jewish Autonomous Oblast is a federal subject of Russia in the Russian Far East, bordering China. Soviet authorities established it in 1934 as the result of Stalin's nationality policy. The Jewish population peaked in 1948 at around 30,000, about one-quarter of the region's population. Today only about 4,000 Jews remain in the region - but it is still oficially named as Jewish.hard 50% FranceFrance14%SyriaSyria16%RussiaRussia50%CanadaCanada18%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 15136 answers in 3 languages »geography of Russia riddles » Why is Jerusalem a holy city for Muslims?It is the site of Muhammad's ascension to heaven. In Sunni Islam, Jerusalem is the third-holiest city, after Mecca and Medina. In Islamic tradition in 610 CE it became the first Qibla, the focal point for Muslim prayer (later moved by Muhammad to Mecca), and Muhammad made his Night Journey there ten years later, ascending to heaven where he speaks to God, according to the Quran.hard 53% it is the site of the Quran revelationit is the site of the Quran revelation15%it is the site of Muhammad's ascension to heavenit is the site of Muhammad's ascension to heaven53%it is the site of Muhammad's birthplaceit is the site of Muhammad's birthplace20%tomb of the First Imam is theretomb of the First Imam is there9%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 31732 answers in 3 languages »Islam riddles » How many lamps are there in the menorah that symbols Judaism?7. The symbolic menorah has 7 lamps, but the commonly used Hanukkah menorah (pictured) has nine lamps, and no seven-lamps menorahs are made. This is because the menorah is described in the Bible as the seven-lamp lampstand made of gold, used in the portable sanctuary set up by Moses in the wilderness and later in the Temple in Jerusalem. The Talmud states that it is prohibited to use a seven-lamp menorah outside of the Temple. hard 56% 7756%8823%9918%10102%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 17174 answers in 3 languages »Bible riddles » These temporary huts on balconies are constructed for only one week every year. Who lives here?Jews. A sukkah is a temporary hut constructed for use during the week-long Jewish festival of Sukkot. It is a symbolic shelter, commemorating the time God provided for the Israelites in the wilderness they inhabited after they were freed from slavery in Egypt. Many observant Jews will spend the whole week in the sukkah. The festival of Sukkot is held in autumn, in September or October.hard 57% MuslimsMuslims17%JewsJews57%HinduistsHinduists15%BuddhistsBuddhists9%Created by: Vijay. Statistics based on 12509 answers in 3 languages »Middle East riddles » Which river flows into the Dead Sea?Jordan River constitutes the border between Israel and the Kingdom of Jordanaverage 61% NileNile8%Syr DaryaSyr Darya11%TigrisTigris18%Jordan RiverJordan River61%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 7443 answers in 9 languages »lakes riddles » Which country borders Israel?Egypt. Israel borders Egypt in the Sinai Peninsula.average 61% Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia13%IraqIraq19%EgyptEgypt61%OmanOman5%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 7744 answers in 9 languages »Northern Africa riddles » What was offered to Albert Einstein in 1952?Presidency of Israel. In 1952, Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion offered Einstein the position of President of Israel to Albert Einstein, after the death of Israel's first president, Chaim Weizmann. Einstein, then aged 73, refused: "I lack both the natural aptitude and the experience to deal properly with people". He died three years later.average 62% presidency of Israelpresidency of Israel62%spaceflightspaceflight11%viceroyality of Swedenviceroyality of Sweden10%cloningcloning15%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 12853 answers in 6 languages »Jews riddles » Play geography quiz and see all the questions.