How Much Do You Really Know About Adolf Hitler?

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How Much Do You Really Know About Adolf Hitler?

A brief quiz on Hitler's early life and relationship with the NSDAP


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    At the time Hitler joined the DAP he was noteworthy for
    • A. 

      Having been courtmartialled for anti-semitic activities, for being a successful house painter and for having exhibited portraits in the Louvre

    • B. 

      Having been decorated for bravery on the western front, for never having held down a job and for being homosexual.

    • C. 

      Having been decorated for bravery on the western front, for never having held down a job and for having been gassed.

    • D. 

      For having lost both parents to the Spanish flu, being Viennese and having been a runner on the western front.

  • 2. 
    What was the DAP?
    • A. 

      Deutsche Arbeiterpartei

    • B. 

      Dresden Arbeit Party

    • C. 

      Deutsch Assembly Party

    • D. 

      Disconcerted Artists Policy

  • 3. 
    Hitler's experiences in the trenches
    • A. 

      Made him a convinced monarchist

    • B. 

      Made him a convinced nationalist and anti-semite

    • C. 

      Made him a convinced nationalist and supporter of a sense of national comradeship

    • D. 

      Made him a sergeant at war with his own emotions.

  • 4. 
    Who marched in the 1923 Beer Hall Putsch
    • A. 

      Hindenburg, Ebert and Otto Strasser

    • B. 

      Hitler, Hindenburg and Ludendorff

    • C. 

      Ludendorff, Hitler and Rohm

    • D. 

      Otto Strasser, Gregor Strasser and Baron von Richthofen

  • 5. 
    What was Hitler's party number? Explain the significance of the number
    • A. 

      Number 1. As if he was going to settle for anything less;

    • B. 

      Number 2. Anton Drexler was there first.

    • C. 

      Number 666. Devil's number

    • D. 

      Number 555. Really number 55, but they started counting at 500 to make themselves look more numerous.

  • 6. 
    How did Hitler come to be the most important party figure?
    • A. 

      His oratorical skills were peerless.

    • B. 

      His organisational skills were peerless.

    • C. 

      His university qualifications gave him credibility as a race expert.

    • D. 

      He was a bully and resorted to violence on a regular basis.

  • 7. 
    The 25 point program was released in February 1920. It demanded
    • A. 

      The appointment of Hindenburg as president, restoration of the Kaiser and an increase in the size of the regular army.

    • B. 

      Banning of all trade unions, freedom of economic endeavour and a new Prussian style parliament.

    • C. 

      The establishment of a national army, nationalisation of industry and the abolition of unearned income.

    • D. 

      That only a member of the race could be a citizen, the Kaiser was to be restored,

  • 8. 
    The founder of the DAP was:
    • A. 

      Anton Strasser

    • B. 

      Anton Drexler

    • C. 

      Anton Barneveld

    • D. 

      Julius Strecher

  • 9. 
    The Beer Hall Putsch of 1923 started
    • A. 

      When other leaders in the Kampfbund, including the premier of Bavaria, von Kahr, refused to move against the Stresemann govt in November 1923

    • B. 

      When Hitler realised that Ludendorff was free from obligations to the state and could assist in marching against the govt.

    • C. 

      When Hitler argued violently with von Kahr, the Bavarian premier, and refused to act against the Stresemann govt.

    • D. 

      In November 1923 and failed due to a lack of ammunition.