Pre Unit Unification Of Germany Quiz

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Germany Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz tests students at the very start of the unit of work. It is devised to work against a quiz at the end of the unit to guage "Value Add".


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    During which century did Germany become a united country
    • A. 

      9th

    • B. 

      17th

    • C. 

      18th

    • D. 

      19th

  • 2. 
    Which German state opposed Napoleon, had a reputation for militarism  and was one of the dominant regions within Germany?
    • A. 

      Westphalia

    • B. 

      Bavaria

    • C. 

      Austria

    • D. 

      Prussia

  • 3. 
    Which medieval king ruled a kingdom that dominated the same area as that ruled by the eventually united Germany?
    • A. 

      Carolingian

    • B. 

      Charlemagne

    • C. 

      Attila the Hun

    • D. 

      Wilhelm II

  • 4. 
    What was the name of this king's kingdom?
    • A. 

      The Holy Roman Kingdom

    • B. 

      The Holy Roman Empire

    • C. 

      The Erfurt Union

    • D. 

      The Erfurt Kingdom

  • 5. 
    Which are the two religions which have been the most popular since the Reformation?
    • A. 

      Calvinism and Catholicism

    • B. 

      Calvinism and Lutheranism

    • C. 

      Lutheranism and Catholicism

    • D. 

      Lutheranism and Islam

  • 6. 
    What were the 2 "isms" that had the biggest impact in Germany's unification?
    • A. 

      Marxism and Rationalism

    • B. 

      Rationalism and Lutheranism

    • C. 

      Nationalism and Liberalism

    • D. 

      Liberalism and Marxism

  • 7. 
    The major protagonist in the story of German Unification was
    • A. 

      Luther

    • B. 

      Bismarck

    • C. 

      Wilhelm II

    • D. 

      Karl Liebnechkt

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Jews emigrated to Germany in the 19th and 20th century as it was perceived as a more tolerant and enlightened state than most of its neighbours

    • B. 

      Jews fled Germany in the 19th and 20th century as it was perceived as a less enlightened and tolerant state than most of its neighbours

    • C. 

      The majority of the Jews who died during the time of the Third Reich were German.

    • D. 

      The Jews were a constant disruption and impediment to German unity throughout the years of unification.

  • 9. 
    When Germany was reunited:
    • A. 

      1990

    • B. 

      1947

    • C. 

      1961

    • D. 

      2005

  • 10. 
    What was one significant issue for Germany's place in Europe that came out of that process
    • A. 

      German was welcomed into the EU as a single state and the acknowledged dominant European power.

    • B. 

      Germany was excluded from the EU immediately upon reunification

    • C. 

      There was debate in European countries about the desirability of German unification due to the European wars in which Germany had been involved and initiated.

    • D. 

      Germany immediately left the EU