German American Week - A Quiz

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German American Week - a quiz
Instructions: Only current staff or students of AHS are elligible to be entered in the drawing for the $20 Sonic gift card. Eligible persons need to enter their student ID or full name before starting the quiz. The quiz closes on Friday, October 8th and afterwards the winner will be determined randomly. The winner will be announced on facebook next week and must come to B207 with a valid ID to claim the prize.

In 1987 President Reagan proclaimed October 6th as German-American Day to celebrate the contributions that German immigrants have made to the United States of America. Germany was the top country of origin of US immigrants from 18-20-1993 and today Germany is one of our closest allies and trading partners. As the world's fourth largest economy Germany greatly influences what happens in our economy. Let's see how much German-American facts you know. . . .

  
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1.  When do you say: "Gesundheit!"?
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2.  Which dog is known as a "Wiener Dog"?
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3.  Which former movie star now turned governor speaks German and was born in Austria?
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4.  Which German-American scientist provided leadership for the American space program and moon landing?
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5.  Which musical group is not of German origin?
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6.  What type of school was first founded by a German in the US in 1856?
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7.  What German born person was Secretary of State in 1973?
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8.  What is the name of the famous piano company started by a German in the US in 1853?
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9.  Which of the following American presidents did not speak at the Berlin Wall?
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10.  What does the term "Blitzkrieg" mean?
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11.  To be eligible to enter the drawing for a $10 Sonic Gift Card you must enter your full name and student ID number (staff please enter your location). Only current students or staff of AHS are eligible for the drawing.
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