Year 8 Quizzes

Year 8 Quizzes

Germany Quizzes Quiz 1: Germany under the Kaiser 1) Who was the ruler of

Germany from 1888-1918? 2) Many workers voted for which party during the early 1900s?

3) The belief that a country should have a strong army is called what? 4) What role is the

German equivalent of Prime Minister? 5) Kaiser Wilhelm wanted to make Germany as powerful as which country?

6) What did Germany want to expand by taking over other countries? 7) The idea of being a

world power was called what in German? 8) In what century was Germany unified?

9) What term was used against the politicians who had betrayed Germany at the end of WW1? 10) Who became

leader of Germany in 1918 following the abdication of the Kaiser? Quiz 1: Answers 1)Kaiser Wilhelm II

6) Empire 2)SPD 7) Weltpolitik

3)Militarism 8) 19th 4)Chancellor 9) November Criminals

5)Britain 10) Ebert Quiz 2: Weimar Republic & Treaty of Versailles

1) Ebert was the leader of which party? 2) All men and women over what age were allowed to vote in

elections? 3) What voting system did the Weimar Republic use? 4) What types of

government did this voting system lead to (made up of multiple parties)? 5) German MPs were elected every four

years into what political organisation? 6) The DNVP & NSDAP were on what wing of the political spectrum?

7) What political belief / ideology did the KPD represent? 8) How much did Germany have to pay

in reparations in the Treaty of Versailles? 9) According to Anschluss, which country were Germany forbidden to reunite

with? 10) How many soldiers were Germany allowed in their army according to the Treaty of Versailles?

Quiz 2: Answers 1)SPD 6) Right Wing 2)20

7)Communism 3)PR (Proportional Representation)

8)6.6 billion 4)Coalition 9)Austria 5)Reichstag

10) 100,000 Quiz 3: Challenges to the Weimar Republic 1) What new political

idea did the Spartacists believe in? 2) Which city did the Spartacists try to take over in January 1919?

3) Which group did Ebert use to crush the Spartacus Revolt? 4) What was the name of the rebellion led by Wolfgang

Kapp? 5) In which industrial area was there a communist uprising known as the Red Rising?

6) Between 1919 & 1922 there were how many political murders in Germany? 75, 350, 2500

7) In which city did Hitler launch his own Putsch? 8) In what year did Hitlers Putsch take place?

9) Which famous German WW1 leader supported Hitler in his attempt to seize power?

10) What book did Hitler write when he was imprisoned following the failure of this event? Quiz 3: Answers

1)Communism 6) 350 2)Berlin 7)Munich

3)Free Corps 8)1923 4)Kapp Putsch

9)Ludendorff 5)Ruhr 10) Mein Kampf Quiz 4: Weimar

Republic in Trouble 1) How much did Germany have to pay in reparations according to the Treaty of Versailles?

2) In what year did Germany fail to make their second reparations payment? 3) Which two

countries sent soldiers in to the Ruhr following this? 4) How many strikers were killed these soldiers?

100, 300, 3000 5) What did the government do to enable them to pay the striking workers?

6) What is the name of the problem this led to with money becoming worthless? 7) What happened to many small

businesses as a result of this? 8) What happened to those who had savings in the banks?

9) Which people were the winners from this crisis? 10) Who was blamed for this crisis?

Quiz 4: Answers 1)6.6 billion 6) Hyperinflation 2)1932

7) Collapsed 3)France & Belgium 8) Lost savings 4)100

9) People with debts 5)Print Money 10) Weimar Government

Quiz 5: Weimar Recovery & Golden Age 1) Who was foreign minister from 1924 who led the Weimar Recovery?

2) Which new currency was introduced in 1924? Reichsmark, Rentenmark or Rezdermark 3) What deal was signed

with the USA, meaning that money would be given to Germany to help its recovery? 4) What new agreement was signed in 1929

reducing reparations? Child Plan, Old Plan, Young Plan 5) What organisation did Germany join in 1926?

6) In what year did this highly successful foreign minister die? 7) Before WW1, who had kept tight control

on all types of entertainment? 8) Under the Weimar Republic, many new cultural ideas came to the fore in Germany.

True or False? 9) By 1929 Germany was fully recovered with no remaining problems. True or False?

10) By 1928, what percentage of the population were voting for the Nazis? Quiz 5: Answers

1) Gustav Stresemann 6) 1929 2) Reichsmark 7)Kaiser

3) Dawes Plan 8)True 4) Young Plan

9)False 5) League of Nations 10) 2% Quiz 6: Growth of Nazi

Party 1) What event struck America in October 1929 devastating the economy?

2) Roughly how many people were unemployed in Germany by 1932? 1 million, 3.25 million, 5.5 million 3) By 1928, what percentage of the

population were voting for the Nazis? 4) Which party was the largest party in 1928?

5) How many seats did the Nazis hold by July 1932? 107, 196, 230 6) The fear of which political group helped

the Nazis rise to power? 7) Which group acted as Hitlers personal bodyguard and used violence against opponents in the early

1930s? 8) Who was in charge of Nazi propaganda which helped to push forward Nazi beliefs?

9) Which class made up the majority of Nazi membership? Working, Middle, Upper 10) Which class made up the majority of Communist

membership? Working, Middle, Upper Quiz 6: Answers 1)Wall Street Crash 6) Communism

2)5.5 million 7)SA 3)2%

8)Joseph Goebbels 4)SPD 9)Middle 5)230

10) Working Quiz 7: Hitlers Rise to Power 1) Which group acted as

Hitlers personal bodyguard and used violence against opponents in the early 1930s? 2) Who won the most seats in the July 1932

elections? 3) Who became Chancellor in 1930, was unpopular, and resigned in July 1932?

4) Who appointed Hitler as Chancellor in 1933 following the resignation of Von Papen? 5) What event took

th place on 27 February 1933 and was blamed on the Communists? 6) Which political parties were banned

in Germany in July 1933? 7) What was passed in March 1933 giving Hitler the power to make laws without asking the rest

of the Reichstag? 8) What was formed in Dachau, Southern Germany, in 1933 for the first time?

9) Who was the leader of the SA that Hitler had murdered in the Night of the Long Knives? 10) Which group were

responsible for carrying out the murders in the Night of the Long Knives? Quiz 7: Answers 1)SA

6) All apart from Nazis 2)Nazis (NSDAP) 7) Enabling Act

3)Bruning 8) Concentration Camp 4)Hindenburg 9) Ernst Rohm

5)Reichstag Fire 10) SS Quiz 8: Nazi Economic Policy

1) What term is used to describe when a country rebuilds its armed forces? 2) What two things did

Hitler promise people in his election campaigns relating to everyday life? 3) What did Hitler introduce in 1935,

meaning all men aged 1825 had to spend two years in the armed forces? 4) Who did Hitler appoint as Minister of Economics when he came to power in

1933? 5) In 1936 he was replaced by Hermann Goering who introduced what scheme to get Germany ready for war? Three Year Plan, Four Year

Plan, Five Year Plan 6) Wages did not increase for a few years when the Nazis came to power, but at least jobs existed. True or False?

7) Food prices reduced under Nazi rule. True or False? 8) What Peoples Car

did Hitler help to design that ordinary people could afford? 9) What was introduced during WW2 to help to tackle

severe food shortages? 10) What was Armaments Minister, Albert Speer, told to prepare Germany for? Partial War, Total War, Guerrilla War

Quiz 8: Answers 1)Rearmament 6) True 2)Work & Bread

7)False 3)Conscription 8)Volkswagen

4)Hjalmar Schacht 9)Rationing 5)Four Year Plan 10) Total War

Quiz 9: Nazi Social Policy 1) What did the Nazis hope to use the school system to do to people?

Brainwash them, Sack them, Terrify them. 2) What new antisemitic subject was added to the timetable at schools under the Nazis?

3) Whose ideas did textbooks and different subjects at school promote? 4) What organisations

were set up outside of schools to control young people? 5) Which of these was a youth organisation that opposed the Nazis?

Daschund Cowboys, Edelweiss Pirates or Freiburg Seals 6) What did the three Ks, Kinder, Kirche & Kuche mean?

7) Within months of coming to power many women were sacked as doctors, lawyers and teachers. True or False?

8) What medal was awarded every year on Hitlers birthday to the women who had the most children?

9) What agreement did Hitler sign with the Pope in 1933? 10) What Protestant group was set up by Pastor Martin Niemoller

that openly criticised the Nazis? Quiz 9: Answers 1)Brainwash them 6)

Children, Church & Cooking 2)Race Studies 7)True

3)Nazi 8)Motherhood Medal 9)Concordat 4)Hitler Youth Groups

5)Edelweiss Pirates 10) Confessional Church Quiz 10: Nazi Control

What were the two main methods of control used by the Nazis? 1)

2) Who was in charge of the Nazi police state? 3) What were set up as large prisons to hold enemies of the

state? 4) What organisation acted as the Nazi secret police? Which highly feared

organisation wore blackshirts and acted as Hitlers personal bodyguard? 5)

6) Who was in charge of propaganda and censorship? 7) What were held to showcase Hitlers greatness and the

strength of the army? 8) Who did propaganda blame all of the Nazis problems on?

9) What new form of communication was particularly popular in the 1930s and used by the Nazis to put out their messages?

10) Censorship simply meant that the Nazis new what was happening, not that things were banned. True or False? Quiz 10: Answers

1) Fear & Persuasion 6) Goebbels 2) Himmler 7)Mass Rallies

3) Concentration Camps 8)Jews 4) Gestapo

5) SS 9)Radio 10) False Quiz 11: Nazi Art, Culture & Resistance

What organisation was set up to control the arts and culture? 1) 2) Who was the head

of this organisation? 3) Who were frequently portrayed as the villains in Nazi cinema?

4) What was the best selling book in Germany at this time? 5) What did the Nazis do to paintings they disapproved of in

1936? 6) What sporting event was held in Berlin in 1936? 7) What term is used to

describe when Germans refused to do exactly what they were told by the Nazis? 8) The Catholic and Protestant Church both

spoke out against the actions of the Nazis. True or False? 9) What 1944 plot was the closest of any to assassinating

Hitler? 10) The Jazz Youth and Red Rose Group were groups that resisted the Nazis. True or False?

Quiz 11: Answers 1) Chamber of Culture 6) Olympics 2) Goebbels

7)Passive Resistance 3) Jews 8)True

4) Mein Kampf 9)July Bomb Plot 5) Burnt them 10) False

End of Unit Quiz 1) Who was foreign minister from 1924 who led the Weimar Recovery?

2) What new antisemitic subject was added to the timetable at schools under the Nazis? 3) The belief that a

country should have a strong army is called what? 4) What agreement did Hitler sign with the Pope in 1933?

5) In which city did Hitler launch his own Putsch? 6) What event took th

place on 27 February 1933 and was blamed on the Communists? 7) What new political idea did the Spartacists believe in?

8) Who were frequently portrayed as the villains in Nazi cinema? 9) Who became leader

of Germany in 1918 following the abdication of the Kaiser? 10) What organisation acted as the Nazi

secret police? 11) Which class made up the majority of Nazi membership? Working, Middle, Upper

12) Which people were the winners from the hyperinflation crisis? 13) What book did Hitler write when he

was imprisoned? 14) What voting system did the Weimar Republic use? 15) Who was in

charge of propaganda and censorship? 16) What organisation did Germany join in 1926?

17) What term is used to describe when a country rebuilds its armed forces? 18) Who was the ruler of Germany from

1888-1918? 19) Between 1919 & 1922 there were how many political murders in Germany? 75, 350, 2500

20) Who appointed Hitler as Chancellor in 1933 following the resignation of Von Papen?

End of Unit: Answers (part 1) 1) Gustav Stresemann 6) Reichstag Fire 2) Race Studies

7) Communism 3) Militarism 8)Jews 4) Concordat

9)Ebert 5) Munich 10) Gestapo

End of Unit: Answers (part 2) 11)Middle Class 16)League of Nations 12) Debtors

17) Rearmament 13) Mein Kampf 18) Kaiser Wilhelm II 14) PR

19) 350 (Proportional Representation) 15) Goebbels

20) Hindenburg

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