History of Germany questions This is a list of recently added questions about history of Germany. Play history of Germany quiz and see all the questions. Who was the last president of the Third Reich?Karl Dönitz was the last president of the Third Reich and Commander-in-Chief of the German Navy. He authorized Alfred Jodl to sign the act of unconditional surrender that ended World War II in Europe.Created by: lubiesezamkiNazi riddles »hard 57% Adolf HitlerAdolf Hitler779Karl DönitzKarl Dönitz2654Alfred JodlAlfred Jodl530Joseph GoebbelsJoseph Goebbels615 Which country developed numerous substitutes for food products during World War I?Germany. Since 1914, the Allied naval blockade of Germany throttled maritime commerce with Germany, forcing Germany to develop substitutes for products (Ersatz) such as tea composed of ground raspberry leaves or catnip, and coffee substitute using roasted acorns. This process was not limited to food, numerous chemical substitutes such as synthetic rubber were also developed at the time.Created by: Debbie FoxWorld War I riddles »hard 53% United KingdomUnited Kingdom1627FranceFrance553GermanyGermany3088RussiaRussia545 Which German language dialect did Adolf Hitler speak?Bavarian. Hitler was born in Austria. But when he was three, his family moved to Passau, Germany. There he acquired the distinctive lower Bavarian dialect, rather than Austrian German, which marked his speech throughout his life. When Hitler was five, his family relocated back to Austria.Created by: globalquiz.orgNazis riddles »hard 47% AustrianAustrian5080BavarianBavarian5830SwabianSwabian974North Low SaxonNorth Low Saxon425 When Berlin was divided into West Berlin and East Berlin, which part had more population?West Berlin. After the end of World War II, Berlin was divided into four occupational zones: Soviet, American, French and British. Later, the three zones of western allies were joined to form West Berlin. With about two million inhabitants, West Berlin had the highest number of residents of any city in Cold War-era Germany.Created by: globalquiz.orgCold War riddles »average 61% West BerlinWest Berlin10762East BerlinEast Berlin3251both were similar in sizeboth were similar in size755at first East Berlin was bigger, later West Berlin was biggerat first East Berlin was bigger, later West Berlin was bigger2631 The Nazi regime called itself the III Reich. Which was the first?The Holy Roman Empire. Holy Roman Empire lasted from 962 to 1806 (it was eventually dissolved during the Napoleonic Wars). The II Reich was the German Empire of 1871-1918.Created by: life-o-holichistory of Europe riddles »hard 58% Charlemagne's Frankish EmpireCharlemagne's Frankish Empire1886The Holy Roman EmpireThe Holy Roman Empire7305Kingdom of PrussiaKingdom of Prussia2428Confederation of the RhineConfederation of the Rhine857 How did the tradition of Oktoberfest start?With the royal wedding. Crown Prince Ludwig, later to become King of Bavaria Ludwig I, was married to Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen on October 12, 1810. The citizens of Munich were invited to attend the festivities held on the fields in front of the city gates to celebrate the happy royal event. Since then, Otoberfest is held at the same place every year (except for epidemics and wars).Created by: Bob Stanleyfestivals riddles »very hard 27% with the royal weddingwith the royal wedding986with the celebration of German unificationwith the celebration of German unification422with a folk celebration of harvestwith a folk celebration of harvest1187celebration of the first beer of a seasoncelebration of the first beer of a season1018 Berlin Quadriga was once looted by invading army that captured Berlin. Where was it taken to?Paris. After the 1806 Prussian defeat, Napoleon was the first to use the Brandenburg Gate for a triumphal procession and took the Quadriga to Paris. It was restored in 1814, after Napoleon's defeat and the Prussian occupation of Paris.Created by: KasiaBerlin riddles »hard 46% MoscowMoscow4278WarsawWarsaw754ParisParis5405StockholmStockholm1221 Where was this photo taken?Berlin. The sculpture located atop the Brandenburg Gate was designed by Johann Gottfried Schadow in 1793 as the Quadriga of Victory, as a symbol of peace (represented by the olive wreath carried by Victory). Her olive wreath was subsequently replaced by an Iron Cross.Created by: KasiaWhere was this photo taken riddles »easy 78% RomeRome1339ViennaVienna1115MunichMunich1217BerlinBerlin13267 In which city did Charlemagne, King of the Franks, reside?Aachen (modern Germany). The geography of the Kingdom of Franks varied over time, but it was centered on the Rhine and Meuse rivers in northern Europe. Charlemagne himself probably spoke a Rhenish Franconian dialect of Old High German. Eventually, the singular use of the name Francia shifted towards the region of Paris.Created by: globalquiz.orgkings of Europe riddles »hard 50% ParisParis1658Troyes (modern France)Troyes (modern France)3105Liege (modern Belgium)Liege (modern Belgium)2162Aachen (modern Germany)Aachen (modern Germany)6996 Who popularized heroin?Bayer pharmaceuticals. During 1898-1913, heroin was a major product of the company, advertised and shipped worldwide. After withdrawal of heroine, the next Bayer's major product was aspirin.Created by: globalquiz.orgGermany riddles »average 65% Bayer pharmaceuticalsBayer pharmaceuticals13084Al CaponeAl Capone2267Pablo EscobarPablo Escobar3026USSR drug addictsUSSR drug addicts1604 Play history quiz and see all the questions.