Statistics for German History A-Z

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  • The average score is 18 of 26

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HintAnswer% Correct
JThis country declared war on Germany in 1914 and promptly seized
most of its Pacific possessions
Japan
90%
LHe started the Protestant Reformation in 1517Martin Luther
90%
OFirst name of "Iron Chancellor" von BismarckOtto
90%
NThis city was the site of Nazi rallies, and later, war crimes tribunalsNuremberg
88%
AWhat Karl Benz invented in 1885Automobile
87%
GBrothers who collected and popularized fairy tales such as "Cinderella"Brothers Grimm
86%
RRiver that separated the Roman Empire from the Germanic tribesRhine
85%
BCapital of West GermanyBonn
84%
MBearded 19th century philosopher who inspired many 20th century revolutionsKarl Marx
79%
CGreat Frankish emperor who ruled much of France and Germany from
his capital at Aachen
Charlemagne
74%
ZHydrogen filled airship that fell into disuse after the Hindenburg disasterZeppelin
73%
WCommon name for the German republic between 1918 and 1933{Weimar} Republic
72%
XDiscovered in 1895, they are also known as Röntgen radiationX-Rays
70%
HAccording to a 1516 Bavarian law, beer can include only water, barley, and theseHops
69%
FGreat King of Prussia who ruled from 1740 to 1786Frederick
68%
SGermanic tribe that invaded England in the 400sSaxons
68%
IGerman military decoration introduced in 1813 and retired in 1945Iron Cross
65%
DFormer name of the city now known as GdańskDanzig
64%
EGermany had this kind of "miracle" following WWIIEconomic
63%
YPagan holiday whose traditions were incorporated into Christmas celebrationsYule
56%
UGermany's first one of these was established at Heidelberg in 1386University
53%
TGroup of Crusaders that conquered the Baltic countries and converted
them to Christianity
{Teutonic} Knights
48%
VThis type of rocket, used to attack Allied cities, became the first man-made
object to travel into space in 1944
V-2
44%
PThis stereotypically German food was commonly used as the emblem of baker's guildsPretzel
43%
KRussia annexed this city after WWII and renamed it KaliningradKönigsberg
37%
QChinese city occupied by Germany from 1898 to 1914. Today it is the home
of China's second largest beer brewery.
Qingdao
27%

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