Germany 1919-45 Edexcel IGCSE Quiz - By Dan Guiney

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Germany 1919-45 Edexcel IGCSE Quiz - By Dan Guiney

A topic knowledge test for History students from www. Flippinghistory. Net


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    On what date did Hitler become Chancellor in Germany, after which there was a torchlit procession under the Brandenburg Gate?
    • A. 

      29th January 1933

    • B. 

      30th January 1933

    • C. 

      31st January 1933

    • D. 

      4th July 1066

  • 2. 
    On what exact date was the Treaty of Versailles signed? 
    • A. 

      11th November 1918

    • B. 

      1st January 1919

    • C. 

      28th June 1919

    • D. 

      25th December 1919

  • 3. 
    The Treaty was signed in the palace of Versailles, which was the same place Germany had been declared a nation in 1871. But in which precise room was it signed? 
    • A. 

      Hall of Mirrors

    • B. 

      Hall of Chairs

    • C. 

      Hall of Pillars

    • D. 

      Hall of Halls

  • 4. 
    Which socialist who later became regarded as one of the 'November criminals' actually signed the Treaty of Versailles for Germany? 
    • A. 

      Bowser

    • B. 

      Gustav Bauer

    • C. 

      David Bowie

    • D. 

      Daddy wouldn't buy me a bow wow wow

  • 5. 
    What percentage of its European territory did Germany lose after the end of the First World War? (making it even more difficult for them to pay reparations) 
    • A. 

      13%

    • B. 

      15%

    • C. 

      18%

    • D. 

      21%

  • 6. 
    Who was the first President of the new democratic Weimar Republic which replaced the Imperial system in which Germany was ruled by the Kaiser? 
    • A. 

      Gustav Stresseman

    • B. 

      Jurgen Klopp

    • C. 

      Friedrich Ebert

    • D. 

      Franz von Papen

  • 7. 
    What is the German word for a forced agreement? This word became widely used to describe the Treaty of Versailles or "indecent peace" as Hitler once called it.
    • A. 

      Dicktat

    • B. 

      Duck tape

    • C. 

      Dictate

    • D. 

      Diktat

  • 8. 
    What percentage of its iron industry did Germany lose at the Treaty of Versailles? 
    • A. 

      6.7

    • B. 

      67

    • C. 

      76

    • D. 

      7.6

  • 9. 
    How long was the Saarland (an area rich in coal and industry) given over to the League of Nations? 
    • A. 

      0 years

    • B. 

      1 year

    • C. 

      5 years

    • D. 

      15 years

  • 10. 
    In what year was the reparations figure which Germany was forced to pay for the First World War finalized? (this might surprise some of you so think about it carefully before you answer).
    • A. 

      1918

    • B. 

      1919

    • C. 

      1920

    • D. 

      1921

  • 11. 
    And what was the figure of these reparations (or indemnity) agreed at Versailles? 
    • A. 

      6 billion GBP

    • B. 

      6.6 billion GBP

    • C. 

      66.6 billion GBP

    • D. 

      6.6 billion elephants

  • 12. 
    How small did the German army have to be? (having once been five million strong)
    • A. 

      1 soldier

    • B. 

      10,000 soldiers

    • C. 

      100,000 soldiers

    • D. 

      1,000,000 soldiers

  • 13. 
    How many battleships was Germany allowed? 
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      23

    • D. 

      100

  • 14. 
    Which area was demilitarized for 15 years? 
    • A. 

      Black Forest

    • B. 

      Bavaria

    • C. 

      Saarland

    • D. 

      Rhineland

  • 15. 
    What was Article 231 of the Treaty of Versailles better known as? 
    • A. 

      Colours

    • B. 

      Cat's Claws

    • C. 

      Santa Claus

    • D. 

      War Guilt Clause

  • 16. 
    Which lawyer wrote the Weimar Constitution?
    • A. 

      Hugo Preuss

    • B. 

      Hugo Boss

    • C. 

      Hugo Chavez

    • D. 

      Hugo Andmakemeacupoftea

  • 17. 
    Which Article of the Weimar Constitution meant the Reichstag could be dissolved in a national emergency?
    • A. 

      8.4

    • B. 

      480 Subsection 12b

    • C. 

      840

    • D. 

      48

  • 18. 
    In which (modern day) country was Rosa Luxemburg born?
    • A. 

      Poland

    • B. 

      Karlijnland

    • C. 

      Germany

    • D. 

      Moldova

  • 19. 
    Who (most likely) killed Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht? (He was a member of the Freikorps)
    • A. 

      Otto Mann

    • B. 

      Otto Runge

    • C. 

      Otto Otto

    • D. 

      Ot Toe

  • 20. 
    How long did Dr. Wolfgang Kapp's right wing Putsch last before it was put down by a general strike?
    • A. 

      4 hours

    • B. 

      4 days

    • C. 

      4 weeks

    • D. 

      4 years

  • 21. 
    How many SA or Brownshirts were killed in Hitler's November 1923 Munich Beer Hall Putsch? (he himself slipped and broke his collar bone).
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      16

  • 22. 
    Hitler was sentenced to 5 years in Landsberg Gaol where he wrote Mein Kampf. How many months did he serve in total?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      24

    • D. 

      36

  • 23. 
    France and _________________ invaded the Ruhr because Germany had defaulted on reparations
    • A. 

      Britain

    • B. 

      Belgium

    • C. 

      Russia

    • D. 

      Kenya

  • 24. 
    What policy did Germany put in place as a result? This meant downing tools and refusing to work whilst stopping short of active resistance because the army was so puny.
    • A. 

      One child

    • B. 

      Socialism in one country

    • C. 

      Passive resistance

    • D. 

      Brexit

  • 25. 
    What economic tragedy did this policy of hyperinflation lead to in 1923 which peaked in the month of November? 
    • A. 

      Inflation

    • B. 

      Money laundering

    • C. 

      Embezzling

    • D. 

      Hyperinflation