German History Revision - 3

This is an A-Level German History quiz that covers the Weimar golden years.
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Last updated: April 20, 2021
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Between 1925 and 1929, how much did German exports rise by?
40%
By investing in social welfare through the construction of 2 million new houses and reneovating 200,000, the amount of homelessness fell by?
60%
Yet, in agriculture, the economic prosperity was not shared. How much was income per head less in agriculture than the national average?
44%
The extremist parties lost significant amounts of the vote from 1924 to 1928. How much did they fall to altogether?
30%
In contrast, the pro-democratic parties rose to?
60%
How many governments were there between 1923-1930?
7
Which party, despite being the largest party in the Reichstag, refused to join any coalition governments until 1928?
SPD
What party did Stresemann lead, that was initially anti-Weimar but then became one of the central parties in Weimar politics after reaslising that they could only be in power if they were pro-Weimar?
DVP
Who was elected President of the Weimar Republic in 1925 with 48% of the vote?
Paul von Hindenburg
What treaty provided a mutual guarantee agreement accepted the Franco-German and Belgian-German borders as well as producing arbitration treaties with Poland and Czechoslovakia to settle future disputes peacefully?
Locarno Pact
When was Germany invited to join the League of Nations, where they immeditely became a permanent member of the Council of the League?
1926
Which treaty was signed with the USSR to maintain good relations with the Eastern threat?
Treaty of Berlin
Stresemann was awarded the Nobel peace prize in 1926. Three years later he died from a stroke. How old was he when he died?
51
What term was used to reflect the cultural developments of the Weimar republic which can be translated to 'new functionalism'?
Neue Sachlichkeit
What architectural movement became prominent in this time period?
Bauhaus movement
What general term suggested new ideas and styles in art?
Avant garde
What sci-fi classic was produced in 1926, highlighting the advancement in the German film industry in this period?
Metropolis
What term is used to describe the conflicts in society between the new frontier movement and the conservatives?
Polarisation
During the golden years, cabaret clubs opened up in Berlin with lots of nudity, transvestism and homosexuality. Berlin was said to have a reputation for?
Decadence
When was the financial crash of 1929?
24 October
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