Germany: 10sp - Global Travel Seminar

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Germany: 10sp - Global Travel Seminar

Please, try this quiz to examine your knowledge about Germany before the trip! First 10 questions about your cultural I. Q. Are dragged for the book: "The International Traveler's Guide To: Doing Business in the European Union" and the rest from your emails (Sources I) which you have shared with. Enjoy!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Germany and France have long been rivals, but the two countries have much in common. Which of the following historical figures do both the Germans and the French consider the forefather of their respective nations?
    • A. 

      Bismarck

    • B. 

      Charlemagne

    • C. 

      Otto I

    • D. 

      Vercingetorix

  • 2. 
    German literature is known for profound, serious authors. Which of the following is the best-selling German author of all time?
    • A. 

      Heinrich Boell (1917-85)

    • B. 

      Guenter Grass (1927-)

    • C. 

      Herman Hesse (1877-1962)

    • D. 

      Thomas Mann (1875-1955)

    • E. 

      Karl May (1842-1912)

  • 3. 
    King Otto I had a busy career. In addition to beating the Danes and Slavs, he broke the power of the fearsome Magyars (Hungarians) in the year 955. TRUE or FALSE? Otto I was the first experor of the Holy Roman Empire
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Germany became the home of the Protestant Reformation. In what year did Martin Luther post his famous 95 theses, touching off the Reformation?
    • A. 

      1347

    • B. 

      1492

    • C. 

      1519

    • D. 

      1555

  • 5. 
    Germany is a high-tech, heavily industrialized country. TRUE or FALSE? As a highly urbanized society, Germany puts a low priority on nature and the environment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The Protestant Reformation divided the many German states. TRUE or FALSE? The conflicts between Catholic and Protestant German states coused the official end to the Holy Roman Empire.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Three times within a hundred years, German armies invaded France. In which of the following years did German troops NOT march into France?
    • A. 

      1848

    • B. 

      1870

    • C. 

      1914

    • D. 

      1940

  • 8. 
    Which of the following would be a mistake during a business presentation in Germany?
    • A. 

      Showing up four minutes late for the appointment

    • B. 

      Entering through a closed office door without knocking

    • C. 

      Using humor to break the ice

    • D. 

      Moving your chair closer to the executive's desk

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    You may salvage your chances for success at the previous meeting by:
    • A. 

      Building rapport be getting on a first-name basis immediately, and inquiring about the executive's interests, family, etc.

    • B. 

      Immediately starting your well-researched, thorough presentation - which is filled with technical detail.

    • C. 

      Slouching comfortably in your chair.

  • 10. 
    TRUE or FALSE? Trade shows are not important part of doing business in Germany.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Faust

    • B. 

      Im Juli

    • C. 

      Good Bye Lenin

    • D. 

      The Apache Vinnetou

    • E. 

      Run Lola Run!

  • 12. 
    For what region was this urban city fashion - shown on the picture - specific in the past?
    • A. 

      Hamburg

    • B. 

      Berlin

    • C. 

      Munich

    • D. 

      Bonn

    • E. 

      Köln

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      1st Sunday in May

    • B. 

      30th of April

    • C. 

      16th of May

    • D. 

      2nd Sunday in May

    • E. 

      1st of May

  • 14. 
    When did Johannes Brahms, the leading German composer of the Romantic period, live?
    • A. 

      1833-1897

    • B. 

      1803-18

    • C. 

      1833-1879

    • D. 

      1833-1897

    • E. 

      1897-1949

  • 15. 
    Who is often considered as the best German soccer player of modern times (since 80s)? He was voted the European Footballer of the Year and the World Soccer Player of the Year 1990.
    • A. 

      Franz Beckenbauer

    • B. 

      Guido Buchwald

    • C. 

      Lothar Matthaeus

    • D. 

      Miroslav Klose

    • E. 

      Michael Ballack

  • 16. 
    What is a typical German combination of food and drinks, largely consumed during the famous Oktoberfest?
    • A. 

      Red wine, baked potatos and sausage

    • B. 

      Beer, baked potatos and sausage

    • C. 

      Beer, baked potato (with cream, mushrooms etc.) and bread

    • D. 

      Beer, potato soup and bread

    • E. 

      Beer, sausage and bread

  • 17. 
    Name of the current Prime Minister in Germany?
    • A. 

      Angela Merkel

    • B. 

      Gerhard Schröder

    • C. 

      Helmut Kohl

    • D. 

      Helmut Schmidt

    • E. 

      Horst Köhler

  • 18. 
    What is likely the most famous kind of wine, which originates from Rhine region in Germany?
    • A. 

      Chardonnay

    • B. 

      Sauvignon Blanc

    • C. 

      Grüner Veltliner

    • D. 

      Riesling

    • E. 

      Pinot Noir

  • 19. 
    What is a typical speed limit on German highways?
    • A. 

      90 km/h

    • B. 

      130 km/h

    • C. 

      65 m/h

    • D. 

      There are no speed limits on most highways

    • E. 

      None of above