How Much Do You Know About Germany?

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How Much Do You Know About Germany?

Test your knowledge of German culture, sport, history, geography and politics! If know enough about Germany, you could be the lucky winner of one of three gift cards for JB-HiFi valued at $400, $300 and $200 each! Make sure you fill out your details correctly so we can contact you if you're a winner. Only those residing in Australia are eligible for the quiz and you can only enter the competition once, so be sure to give it your best shot, first go. Entries will be accepted up until midnight on the 26th of November. The Terms & Conditions for the Quiz can be found on our Facebook Page, The German Embassy, Canberra https://www. Facebook. Com/notes/german-embassy-canberra/standard-terms-a nd-conditions-quiz-terms-octnov-quiz-2013/220291434813590


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What date marks the re-unification of East and West Germany?
    • A. 

      10.03

    • B. 

      07.10

    • C. 

      03.10

    • D. 

      07.03

  • 2. 
    In which year was the first German General Consulate established in Sydney?
    • A. 

      1879

    • B. 

      1924

    • C. 

      1952

    • D. 

      1890

  • 3. 
    Which party received the majority vote in the most recent federal election in Germany?
    • A. 

      The Greens

    • B. 

      Social Democratic Party

    • C. 

      Christian Democratic Party

    • D. 

      Free Democratic Party

  • 4. 
    What is the most famous festival which takes place annually in the German state of Bavaria?
    • A. 

      Münchner Opernfestspiele

    • B. 

      Oktoberfest

    • C. 

      Bad Füssinger Kulturfestival

    • D. 

      Oberstdorfer Musiksommer

  • 5. 
    On which day do children in Germany traditionally receive their Christmas presents?
    • A. 

      23rd of December

    • B. 

      24th of December

    • C. 

      25th of December

    • D. 

      26th of December

  • 6. 
    Which of the following does not belong to the category of traditional German food?
    • A. 

      Stampfkartoffeln

    • B. 

      Bratwurst

    • C. 

      Risotto

    • D. 

      Sauerkraut

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is not a German beer?
    • A. 

      Budweiser

    • B. 

      Jever

    • C. 

      Krombacher

    • D. 

      Becks

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Ein Vogel wollte Hochzeit halten

    • B. 

      Ich geh mit meiner Laterne

    • C. 

      Der Mond ist aufgegangen

    • D. 

      Alle Voegel sind schon da

  • 9. 
    Which teams were in the final of the Champions league this year?
    • A. 

      Dortmund and Bayern-München

    • B. 

      Dortmund and Stuttgart

    • C. 

      Dortmund and Nürnberg

    • D. 

      Dortmund and Freiburg

  • 10. 
    Which person does not belong in the following list:
    • A. 

      Michael Schuhmacher

    • B. 

      Sebastian Vettel

    • C. 

      Klaus Ludwig

    • D. 

      Boris Becker

  • 11. 
    According to a German legend, the Loreley is a blond girl sitting on a rock in a river and brushing her hair. What is the name of the river?
    • A. 

      Elbe

    • B. 

      Ems

    • C. 

      Rhein

    • D. 

      Pader

  • 12. 
    Düsseldorf is the capital of which state in Germany?
    • A. 

      North Rhine-Westphalia

    • B. 

      Rhineland-Palatinate

    • C. 

      Württemberg-Baden

    • D. 

      Württemberg-Hohenzollern

  • 13. 
    Which famous German celebrity has a rose named in her honour?
    • A. 

      Claudia Schiffer

    • B. 

      Diana Krüger

    • C. 

      Verona Pooth

    • D. 

      Heidi Klum

  • 14. 
    Which German writer lived in the 18th C and influenced other writers such as Friedrich Nietzsche, Thomas Mann and Herman Hesse?
    • A. 

      Christa Wolf

    • B. 

      Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

    • C. 

      Bertolt Brecht

    • D. 

      Cornelia Funke

  • 15. 
    What is the German national coat of arms?
    • A. 

      Magpie

    • B. 

      Owl

    • C. 

      Eagle

    • D. 

      Dove

  • 16. 
    Which high ranking German politician initially trained as a Physical Chemist?
    • A. 

      Angela Merkel

    • B. 

      Willy Brandt

    • C. 

      Guido Westerwelle

    • D. 

      Peer Steinbrück

  • 17. 
    In which German city can this statue be found?
    • A. 

      Bremen

    • B. 

      Hamburg

    • C. 

      Münster

    • D. 

      Dresden

  • 18. 
    What is the name of this famous castle in Germany?
    • A. 

      Burg Vischering

    • B. 

      Schloss Sanssouci

    • C. 

      Schloss Lüdinghausen

    • D. 

      Schloss Schwanstein

  • 19. 
    Which famous German actor has appeared in the following four films, “Inglorious Bastards”, “Rabbit Without Ears”, Knockin’ on Heavens’ door” and “King Arthur”?
    • A. 

      Moritz Bleibtreu

    • B. 

      Matthias Schweighöfer

    • C. 

      Til Schweiger

    • D. 

      Nora Tschirner

  • 20. 
    What is the name of the actor in a film who plays the character of a son caring full time for his frail mother who believes they are still living in the state of the German Democratic Republic? The son has to ensure that his mother doesn’t discover the truth about the reunification of the federal republic of Germany.
    • A. 

      Daniel Brühl

    • B. 

      Mad Max

    • C. 

      Tim Tam

    • D. 

      Alex Kerner