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East Germany Country Quiz

Can you answer these questions about the former country of East Germany?
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Last updated: March 17, 2021
First submittedMay 21, 2020
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Country abbreviation
GDR
Capital
East Berlin
Bordering countries
Czechoslovakia
Poland
West Germany
State ideology
Communism
Military alliance it was a member of
Warsaw Pact
2nd largest city
Leipzig
3rd largest city
Dresden
Leader 1950-1971
Walter Ulbricht
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Leader 1971-1989
Erich Honecker
Intelligence and secret police agency
Stasi
Boundary dividing Europe the Berlin Wall was a part of
Iron Curtain
Best-known Berlin Wall crossing point
Checkpoint Charlie
Well-known East German car brand
Trabant
Dissident singer of "Ermutigung"
Wolf Biermann
German name for the process of sociopolitical change that led to reunification
Die Wende
The former territories of East Germany is arguably the least _______ region in the world
Religious
Nostalgia for East Germany
Ostalgie
2003 German comedy about reunification
Good Bye, Lenin!
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Level 63
Oct 7, 2020
This could be easily the start of an series of historic country quizzes in the style of the 196 country quizzes by the Quizmaster. Well done quiz!
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Level 49
Jan 21, 2021
ostalgie is funny
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Level 23
Sep 1, 2022
How is it funny...??? Classic Wessi.
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Level 49
Jan 21, 2021
the ideology was marxism-leninism, communism was the thing they wanted to achieve but failed to do so
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Level 79
Mar 17, 2021
Marxism-Leninism accepted now.
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Level 43
Nov 29, 2021
never knew we're the least religious region. Interesting stat