What Is Germany Like?

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This is a basic, trivia quiz for those interested in learning a little bit about Germany!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Germany is located on which continent?

    • A.

      Asia

    • B.

      Eurasia

    • C.

      Europe

    Correct Answer
    C. Europe
    Explanation
    Germany is located in Europe. This is because Germany is a country in Western Europe, bordered by nine other European countries. It is situated in the central part of the continent and is a part of the European Union. Germany's location in Europe is well-known and widely recognized.

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  • 2. 

    Berlin is the capital of Germany.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Berlin is the capital of Germany. This statement is true because Berlin has been the capital of Germany since the country was reunified in 1990. It is the political, cultural, and economic center of the country, hosting the seat of the German government, numerous international organizations, and a vibrant arts and cultural scene. Berlin's status as the capital is widely recognized and acknowledged both within Germany and internationally.

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  • 3. 

    The Berlin Wall divided the city of Berlin from  

    • A.

      1961 - 1989

    • B.

      1970 - 2000

    • C.

      1940 - 1989

    Correct Answer
    A. 1961 - 1989
    Explanation
    The Berlin Wall divided the city of Berlin from 1961 to 1989. This was a physical barrier constructed by the German Democratic Republic (East Germany) to separate East Berlin from West Berlin. It was built to prevent East Germans from fleeing to the West and to symbolize the divide between the communist and capitalist worlds during the Cold War. The wall was finally demolished in 1989, marking the reunification of East and West Germany.

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  • 4. 

    Germany is roughly the size of this U.S. State

    • A.

      Michigan

    • B.

      Minnesota

    • C.

      Texas

    • D.

      Montana

    Correct Answer
    D. Montana
    Explanation
    Germany is roughly the size of Montana. Both Germany and Montana have similar land areas, making them comparable in size.

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  • 5. 

    Germany's population is approximately:

    • A.

      210 million

    • B.

      82 million

    • C.

      57 million

    Correct Answer
    B. 82 million
    Explanation
    Montana's population is roughly 1 million.

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  • 6. 

    Germany borders France.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Germany borders: France, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland and Switzerland.

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  • 7. 

    The current currency of Germany is the:

    • A.

      Deutschmark

    • B.

      Deutsch Dollar

    • C.

      Euro

    Correct Answer
    C. Euro
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Euro. The Euro has been the official currency of Germany since 2002, replacing the Deutschmark. It is also the currency used by 18 other European countries. The Euro is managed by the European Central Bank and is widely accepted across Germany for all transactions.

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  • 8. 

    The main religion of Germany is: 

    • A.

      Catholic

    • B.

      Lutheran

    • C.

      Catholic/Lutheran

    Correct Answer
    C. Catholic/Lutheran
    Explanation
    Germany does not have a single main religion, but rather a combination of Catholic and Lutheran. This is because Germany has a significant population of both Catholics and Lutherans, with each religion having a substantial following. Therefore, it is more accurate to say that the main religion of Germany is a combination of Catholic and Lutheran, rather than just one of them.

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  • 9. 

    Germany is responsible for the following creations/inventions:

    • A.

      Gummi Bears

    • B.

      Porsches, Audis, BMWs, Mercedes, Volkswagens

    • C.

      Aspirin

    • D.

      Christmas trees

    • E.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the above
    Explanation
    Germany is responsible for the creations/inventions mentioned in the options. Gummi Bears, Porsches, Audis, BMWs, Mercedes, Volkswagens, Aspirin, and Christmas trees are all creations/inventions associated with Germany.

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  • 10. 

    The following songs were first written in German:

    • A.

      Silent Night

    • B.

      A Mighty Fortress Is Our God

    • C.

      Edelweiss

    • D.

      A and B

    • E.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. A and B
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "A and B" because both "Silent Night" and "A Mighty Fortress Is Our God" were originally written in German. "Silent Night" was composed by Franz Xaver Gruber and the lyrics were written by Joseph Mohr in German. "A Mighty Fortress Is Our God" was written by Martin Luther, a German theologian, and composer. However, "Edelweiss" was not originally written in German. It is a song from the musical "The Sound of Music" and was written in English by Oscar Hammerstein II and Richard Rodgers.

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