#1 What were the names of the two German states which existed from 1949 to 1990?
German Communist State (GCS) and German Democratic State (GDS)
Marxist Republic of Germany (MRG) and Democratic German Republic (DGR)
Germany 1 (G1) and Germany 2 (G2)
German Democratic Republic (GDR) and Federal Republic of Germany (FRG)
Great Republic of Germany (GRG) and Even Greater State of Germany (EGSG)
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 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.
#5 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.
#6 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
#7 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.
#8 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.
#9 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.
#10 Which of these Hollywood stars is (or was) not German?
The late Michael Ballhaus
No. This one is difficult.
#11 In Germany, dog owners need to pay taxes for their four-legged friends. How much is the dog tax in Berlin?
120 Euro per millennium.
120 Euro per century.
120 Euro per decade.
120 Euro per year.
120 Euro per month.
#12 When does Germany intend to switch off all of its remaining nuclear power plants?
#13 How many U.S. soldiers are based in Germany today?
Wrong. There are many more.
#14 Which German city has the third-largest port in Europe?
#15 How many billionaires (based on U.S. Dollars) are there in Germany?
Not quite. Difficult question.
#16 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
#17 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.
#18 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.
#19 Where was this photo taken?
#20 The Germans invent new meanings for English words. What word do they use for ‘cell phone’?
No. But with the Germans you never know.