Nazi History Quiz: Heinrich Himmler

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Do you know how Heinrich Himmler was affiliated with Nazi History? This quiz may be valuable to you. You must be aware of Heinrich Himmler’s middle name, what was the name of the organization he joined in 1923, what was Himmler studying prior to joining his political party, and the highest military rank he ever achieved, and who was his mistress. Soldier up and take this quiz.


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  • 1. 

    What was Heinrich Himmler's middle name?

    • A.

      Klaus

    • B.

      Luitpold

    • C.

      Ludwig

    • D.

      Cassius

    Correct Answer
    B. Luitpold
    Explanation
    Heinrich Himmler's middle name was Luitpold.

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  • 2. 

    What was the name of the organization Heinrich Himmler joined in 1923, and who was it currently lead by?

    • A.

      National Nazi Party of Germany, Adolf Hitler

    • B.

      National Party of German Socialism, Anton Drexler

    • C.

      National German Party of Nazi Socialism, Hermann Goering

    • D.

      National Socialist German Workers' Party, Adolf Hitler

    Correct Answer
    D. National Socialist German Workers' Party, Adolf Hitler
    Explanation
    Heinrich Himmler joined the National Socialist German Workers' Party in 1923. The party was led by Adolf Hitler at that time.

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  • 3. 

    What was Heinrich Himmler studying prior to joining his political party?

    • A.

      Astrology

    • B.

      Agronomy

    • C.

      Economics

    • D.

      Agriculture

    Correct Answer
    B. Agronomy
    Explanation
    Heinrich Himmler was studying agronomy before joining his political party. Agronomy is the science and practice of using plants for food, fiber, fuel, and land restoration. This field of study focuses on crop production, soil management, and the application of agricultural techniques. Himmler's background in agronomy may have influenced his later involvement in the implementation of agricultural policies and practices during his time as a prominent member of the Nazi Party.

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  • 4. 

    What document, a result of her loss in World War I, was created as a punishment for Germany's crimes?

    • A.

      Treaty of Naples

    • B.

      War Pact of 1919

    • C.

      Sanction of Germany's War Crimes

    • D.

      Treaty of Versailles

    Correct Answer
    D. Treaty of Versailles
    Explanation
    The Treaty of Versailles was created as a punishment for Germany's crimes after their loss in World War I. It imposed harsh terms on Germany, including territorial losses, military restrictions, and reparations payments. The treaty aimed to weaken Germany and hold them accountable for the war, but it also contributed to economic instability and resentment, ultimately paving the way for World War II.

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  • 5. 

    In 1929, what protection group was Heinrich Himmler appointed as the leader of, and what was his rank called?

    • A.

      Schutzstaffel, Reichsführer-SS

    • B.

      Waffen-SS, Führer

    • C.

      Sturmabteilung, Oberster SA-Führer

    • D.

      Gestapo, Führer

    Correct Answer
    A. Schutzstaffel, Reichsführer-SS
    Explanation
    Heinrich Himmler was appointed as the leader of the Schutzstaffel (SS) in 1929. His rank within the SS was called Reichsführer-SS.

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  • 6. 

    What was the highest military rank he achieved?

    • A.

      Obergruppenführer

    • B.

      Fahnenjunker

    • C.

      Brigadeführer

    • D.

      Reichsführer-SS

    Correct Answer
    B. Fahnenjunker
    Explanation
    Fahnenjunker is not the highest military rank. It is a term used in the German military to refer to a cadet or officer candidate. The correct answer should be Reichsführer-SS, which was the highest rank in the Schutzstaffel (SS) during Nazi Germany. The Reichsführer-SS was the leader of the SS and had significant influence and power within the Nazi regime.

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  • 7. 

    Heinrich Himmler is also known for being the main architect of the Holocaust.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Heinrich Himmler is indeed known for being the main architect of the Holocaust. As the head of the SS and the Gestapo, Himmler played a crucial role in planning and implementing the systematic genocide of six million Jews and millions of other victims during World War II. He was responsible for organizing concentration camps, implementing the Final Solution, and overseeing the extermination of millions of innocent people. His actions and ideology were central to the Holocaust, making the statement true.

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  • 8. 

    Heinrich Himmler had a mistress, named:

    • A.

      Hedwig Potthast

    • B.

      Margarete Boden

    • C.

      Clara Petacci

    • D.

      Valentina Istomina

    Correct Answer
    A. Hedwig Potthast
    Explanation
    Hedwig Potthast is the correct answer because she was indeed Heinrich Himmler's mistress. Hedwig Potthast was a secretary in the SS and began a relationship with Himmler in the early 1930s. She later became his mistress and they had two children together. Potthast played a significant role in Himmler's personal life and was known to be influential in his decision-making. Therefore, Hedwig Potthast is the correct answer for the given question.

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