#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.
One. It's Berlin, the capital.
Two. Berlin and Berlinchen in the Brandenburg province.
Three: Berlin, Berlinchen and Berlingen.
Four. There are Berlin, Berlinchen, Berlingen and Berlingerode.
Five. Berlin, Berlinau, Berlinchen, Berlingen and Berlingerode.
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’?
There are six federal states. One of them starts with 'B'.
There are eight federal states. Two of them start with 'B'.
There are twelve federal states. Three of them start with 'B'.
There are 16 federal states. Four of them start with 'B'.
There are 100 federal states. All of them start with 'B'.
You almost got it right, but not quite.
#3 How many kilometers of Autobahn (freeway, motorway) does Germany have?
130 kilometers or 81 miles.
1300 kilometers or 808 miles.
13,000 kilometers or 8078 miles.
130,000 kilometers or 80778 miles.
1,300,000 kilometers or four times the distance to the Moon.
Don’t mess with the Autobahn. The Germans love racing.
#4 Who is this lady? What is her profession? Where was she born?
Name: Angela Mahler. Profession: Actress. Born in Bielefeld.
Name: Angela Winbush. Profession: Vocalist. Born in St. Louis.
Name: Angela Merkel. Profession: Chancellor. Born in Hamburg.
Name: Angela Lindvall. Profession: Model. Born in Oklahoma City.
Name: Angela Davis. Profession: Activist. Born in Birmingham.
Sure. It’s easy to mistake her for her.
#5 What delicious dish is this and where does it come from?
They call them Ravioli. It's a southern Italian dish.
They call them Pierogi. This is a Russian dish.
They call them Wonton and they are Chinese.
They call them Fleischtaschen. These are from Saxony.
They call them Maultaschen and they are from Swabia.
Once you had this dish once you will know.
#6 How many vehicles did the German manufacturer Audi sell in 2018?
They sold more than 1800 cars, a third of them in China.
They sold more than 18,000 cars, a third of them in China.
They sold more than 180,000 cars, a third of them in China.
They sold more than 1,800,000 cars, a third of them in China.
They sold more than 18,000,000 cars, a third of them in China.
One thing is certain: They do sell a lot.
#7 Which countries share borders with Germany?
Denmark, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Switzerland, Austria, Czechia, Poland
Denmark, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Austria, Czechia, Poland
Denmark, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Monaco, Switzerland, Austria, Czechia, Poland
Denmark, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, France, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Czechia, Poland
Pandora, Atlantis, the Roman Empire, Tierra del Fuego and Bolivia
#8 Which former chancellor is he and what was his main political success?
Konrad Adenauer was the first chancellor. He revived the economy after WWII.
Chancellor Willy Brandt improved Western Germany's relations to the GDR and Russia.
Chancellor Helmut Schmidt fought left-wing terrorism.
The late Helmut Kohl is known as the 'reunification chancellor'.
Gerhard Schröder reformed Germany's social welfare system.
#9 Which German Nazi criminal was the only person ever to be executed by Israel?
Joseph Goebbels, Hitler's Propaganda Minister.
Adolf Eichmann, who organized the murder of millions of Jews.
Hermann Göring, supreme commander of the Luftwaffe.
Heinrich Himmler, one of the highest ranking Nazi criminals.
Rudolf Hess, a leading member of the Nazi party NSDAP.
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?
The 'Hamburger Dom' on the city's Heiligengeistfeld.
The 'Frühlingsfest' in Berlin.
The 'Christkindlmarkt' in Nuremberg.
The 'Oktoberfest' in Munich.
The 'Cannstatter Wasen' in Stuttgart.
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?
'The Wind Blows my Hat Off'
'The Answer is Blowing in the Wind'
'Change of Wind'
'Wind of Change'
'Change in Your Pocket'
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?
'Looks great. Protects me.'
'Looking awesome with my helmet.'
'Looks fucked up, but saves my miserable life.'
'Not cool? Who gives a shit?'
'Looks like shit. But saves my life.'
Wrong. But you should work in advertising anyway.
#13 Which of these Hollywood stars is not German?
The late Michael Ballhaus
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?
The 'Deutsche Bank' tower in Frankfurt
The Neuschwanstein Castle
Berlin's television tower
Hamburg's television tower
The 'Uptown Munich' building
#18 How many direct flights are there from Berlin to Washington D.C.?
Delta offers the only one.
PanAm does it twice a week.
Lufthansa connects these two capitals three times a week.
TWA has a daily connection.
#19 What is the general speed limit on the German Autobahn?
100 kilometers per hour (62 mph)
120 kilometers per hour (75 mph)
130 kilometers per hour (81 mph)
140 kilometers per hour (87 mph)
There is none.
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?
It means you can never have enough 'equipment'.
It means they added a spare 'device', just in case your old one gives up.
It means the tissue is a lot harder than it should be.
It means the paper is 'extra thick'.
It means this bathroom tissue is for males only.
Well, you might need to try the whole thing again.