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What film of the 1934 Nazi Party Rally is considered a classic masterpiece of propaganda?
Triumph of the Will
Who was Maria Ludwig?
What German-American Self made man was America's first multi-milionaire
John Jacob Astor
Who was the first president to speak German?
These two German American brothers shared a last name: Peter was a general in the Continental Army and Frederick was the first Speaker of the House of Representatives and according to legend prevented German from becoming the official language of the US.
What was the German name for Otto's Holy Roman Empire?
Das Heillige Roemische Reich Deutscher Nation
Who ended the HRE in 1806?
Who was the first president of the Weimar Republic?
What Austrian pacifist, the author of Lay Down Your Arms, was the first woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize?
Bertha von Suttner
What cartoonist created the emblems for the American Republican and Democratic Parties?
Who was crowned Emperor of the Romans by the Pope on Christmas, 800 CE.
Karl der Grosse
What was Hitler's first attempt to seize power?
What are the two German houses of Parliament?
Bundestag and Bundesrat
What war, which started as a religious revolt in Bohemia, lasted from 1618 to 1648 and reduced the population of Germany from 18 million to less than 7 million?
30 Years War
How many voting seats are in the Bundesrat?
Who was the military governor of the American Occupation Zone in post WW2 Germany?
General Lucius Clay
Whose letter about Texas in 1832 inspired a wave of German immigration earning him the name "Father of German Immigration in Texas"
Who was the last Habsburg ruler of Austria?
German women gained the right to vote in what year?
In 1936 German troops were sent to fight on the side of the Fascists in what European conflict?
Spanish Civil War
What three wars led to the consolidation of the German states and the founding of the German Empire?
Danish War, Austro Prussian War, Franco Prussian War
What 1918 laws, issued during the Reaction of the Princes, suppressed freedom of the press and academic freedom?
Who was chancellor of Germany from 1871 to 1890?
Otto von Bismarck
Order the Following from most powerful to least: Ritter, Kaiser, Herzog, Koenig
Kaiser, Koenig, Herzog, Ritter
Who was the wife of Emperor Franz Josef and is depicted in a namesake Austrian musical?
Who won the 1952 Nobel Peace Prize for his humanitarian work in Africa?
What was John F. Kennedy's famous statement of solidarity with the people of Berlin?
Ich bin ein Berliner
Which Roman historian is notable for his accounts of the German tribes?
Who is the current chancellor of Germany?
Who is the current president of Germany?
What city was the capitol of Charlemagne's empire?
Which group of 375 nomadic tribes from the east invaded eastern Europe and forced the Goths to cross the Elbe?
Which Habsburg emperor was known as the "Last Knight"
Which was the first German speaking country to join the UN, and in which year did it join?
After the death of Charles VI, Austria was attacked by Prussia, Bavaria, and France. During this war which lasted from 1740-1748, Prussia seized Silesia. Name this war.
War of Austrian Succession
The first all-German elections to the German Bundestag were held on what date?
December 2, 1990
Who became the first Emperor of the HRE in 962?
What agreement issued in 1122 ended the investiture dispute between Henry III and the pope over the selection of bishops?
Concordat of Worms
Which German Texas settlement was founded on Good Friday, 1845?
What is the name of the German National Epic?
Song of the Niebelungs
This German Composer is famous for his unfinished Symphony and Leider. Name him.
Name Faust's antagonist.
In German, name the piece composed by Richard Straus that is played in the film 2001: Space Oddessy
Also Spracht Zarathustra
Who are Wilhelm Busch's most famous literary characters?
Max und Moritz
Who wrote the Three Penny Opera
Who is known as the Father of the German language for translating the Bible from Greek into German?
Who composed the Famous lullaby?
When did Johannes Gutenberg print the Bible with his movable type?
Who saw history as a reflection of God's Will?
What male novelist and poet created the following: Siddhartha, Demian, and Der Steppenwolf
What Author wrote Die Weber, a play about the exploitation of weavers of Silesia, that would win him the Nobel Prize for literature.
Which Czech writer, often refered to as the novelist of the absurd, wrote The Trial, The Castle, and Metamorphosis?
Which German composer established the form of the symphony.
Modern German literature begins with what period of cultural development in the 18th century?
Die Aufklaerlung (The Enlightenment)
Which German Author is best known for Emil und die Detective?
This celebrated portrait painter is best known for his portraits of Erasmus of Rotterdam and Henry VIII.
Hans Holbein the Younger
Which Swiss dramatist, most famous for his Die Physiker and Der Besuch der Alten Dame, often wrote about the problems of one against the masses.
Who wrote the childrens classic Heidi?
Who wrote All Quiet on the Western Front, a novel about WW1?
Erich Maria Remarque
What man wrote The Magic Mountain, Death in Venice
What man won the Nobel Prize for Lit. in 1929?
Name this powerful playwright who wrote the Three Penny Opera, Mother Courage and Caucasian Chalk Circle.
Franz Kafka's work is noted for what special quality?
They have a dream-like quality
Which German composer wrote the opera "Hansel und Gretel"
what Swiss artist, whose drawings are noted for fine, detailed lines, and delicate figures, is associated with Der Blaue Reiter.
Name the 16th century series of comical satires that was told about a group of incredibly dull-witted townspeople.
Although he actually lived from 1720 to 1797, tales of his fantastic adventures including journeys to the moon and to the center of the Earth are remembered more than his actual adventures.
Name the play and playwright who wrote this famous piece of German Classicism about a man who makes a pact with the Devil.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Faust
Name the 16th century satirical tales that were about a peasant who consistently outwitted the sophisticated city-dwellers.
What German movie won an Oscar for best foreign film in 1980?
Which 17th century family of engravers specialized in depicting German towns and cities
This Austrian poet and dramatist is also known for his work with Richard Strauss on "Arabelle." Name him.
Hugo von Hofmannstahl
Which German Romantic author utilized the form of the Novelle as medium exploring the supernatural in his tales?
E. T. A. Hoffman
Which German epic told of a young knight's quest for the Holy Grail?
Who wrote the words and who wrote the music for the German National Anthem?
Words: von Fallersleben Music - Joseph Haydn
Name the author, considered Austria's finest dramatist, who combined the formal elements of Austrian Baroque drama and Vienna's popular theater traditions.
Which Austrian composer merged popular musical expression into complicated symphonic modes of expression, creating symphonic Leid?
The most famous humorist in German literature, this author wrote about Die fromme Helena and Max und Moritz.
The most popular character of fables in the 15th century was a fox. Name it.
Set in Luebeck in the 19th century, this novel by Thomas Mann deals with the economic growth of a wealthy merchant family. Name it.
Which German author became popular for his stories about American settlers and Indians, making him one of the most widely read authors in Germany?
Which German Author was exiled to Mexico in 1933 and became famous for her anti fascist novel Das Seibte Kreuz
Put this sentence into German: She stands in front of the door.
Sie steht vor der Tuer
Welche Stadt hat jedes Jahr ein Mozartfest?
Complete the following sequence: heute, morgen, _______
Under the leadership of Prince Metternich, the leaders of Europe met from 1814-1815 to reassert conservative control over Europe following the defeat of Napoleon. Name this meeting.
Congress of Vienna
Wie heisst die "Karl-Marx-Stadt" heute?
What was the dynasty of Friedrich der Grosse?
What do Germans call Good Friday?
Located in Nuremberg, this market opens 3 weeks before Christmas and specializes in tree decorations and gifts. Name it.
In welcher stadt fand 1936 der Sommer olympischen Spielen statt?
Give the German equivalent for To err is Human
Irren ist menschlich
Wie heissen die fuenf neuen Laender Deutschlands?
brandenburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Sachsen, Sachsen-Anhalt, Thueringen
Name the last major German WWII offensive in the West.
Battle of the Bulge
Wie heisst die ehemalige Ost Deutschland?
Die Duetsche Demokratische Republik
Wie heissen die vier offizielle Sprachen der Schweiz?
Deutsch, Franzoesisch, Italienisch, Romansch
Which Austrian scientist explored the change in the observed frequency of a vibration because of relative motion between the observer and the source of vibration.
Which german scientist proposed the Quantum Theory?
Cars with the international ID plate with the letters CH come from what country?
By treaty what country provides Liechtenstein with military protection, diplomatic services and currency?