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Germany Quiz: Are You German Enough?

The big question is: Are you German or knowledgeable enough to pass the quiz? There are 20 questions. As long as you answer 14 of them correctly, you will pass. No, there is no Cadillac Seville to win, no weekend getaway in Bermuda and no champagne. But there is fame. Post this quiz and your score on your Facebook timeline, and everyone will admire you. Satisfaction guaranteed. Here we go:


Wow! You passed! You are definitely German enough. Do you want to try The Berlin Quiz? You can access it here. Truckloads of articles about Germany, in English? Find them here. This is The Berlin Spectator.

O.k., we admit some questions were hard. Wanna try again?

By the way: Do you want to try The Berlin Quiz? You can access it here.

Or how about truckloads of articles about Germany, in English? Find them here.

This is The Berlin Spectator.

#1 How many villages, towns or cities in Germany start with the letters B, e, r, l, i and n, in this order? This one is tough. Take a guess.

Not quite. This question was mean though. We admit it.

#2 How many federal states (provinces) does Germany have? And how many start with the letter ‘B’?

You almost got it right, but not quite.

#3 How many kilometers of Autobahn (freeway, motorway) does Germany have?

Don’t mess with the Autobahn. The Germans love racing.

#4 Who is this lady? What is her profession? Where was she born?

Sure. It’s easy to mistake her for her.

#5 What delicious dish is this and where does it come from?

Once you had this dish once you will know.

#6 How many vehicles did the German manufacturer Audi sell in 2018?

One thing is certain: They do sell a lot.

#7 Which countries share borders with Germany?

You were so close!

#8 Which former chancellor is he and what was his main political success?

Not quite.

#9 Which German Nazi criminal was the only person ever to be executed by Israel?

Adolf Eichmann was one of the worst. Israeli intelligence agents captured him in Argentina in 1960.

#10 Which is the largest beer festival in the world?

Almost. It is the fest which welcomes some 6 million visitors each year.

#11 Which is one of the biggest hits by the German Rock band The Scorpions?

That one could have been a huge hit, but wasn’t.

#12 Recently, the German Transport Ministry launched an unconventional advertising campaign for the use of bicycle helmets. What is the English slogan they are using?

Wrong. But you should work in advertising anyway.

#13 Which of these Hollywood stars is not German?

No. This one is difficult.

#14 How many U.S. soldiers are based in Germany today?

Wrong. There are many more.

#15 How many billionaires (based on U.S. Dollars) are there in Germany?

Not quite. Difficult question.

#16 The Germans invent new meanings for English words. What word do they use for ‘cell phone’?

No. But with the Germans you never know.

#17 Which is the highest structure in Germany?

That one is too low.

#18 How many direct flights are there from Berlin to Washington D.C.?

Less than that.

#19 What is the general speed limit on the German Autobahn?

You can go faster than that.

#20 When you purchase toilet paper in Germany, and it says “extra dick” on the packaging, what exactly does that mean?

Well, you might need to try the whole thing again.