GDR parade for the anniversary of the building of the Wall in 1986.

History Quiz: Germany

General Knowledge

Everyone should be able to answer these 10 quiz questions on German history. Can you? Take 5 minutes and test your knowledge now! If you pass, you can start the advanced quiz right after.


These questions test your knowledge of German history from the Middle Ages to the 21st century. Read the questions carefully and then choose one of the three answers. The knowledge in this quiz is part of the general knowledge of most Germans. If the questions are too easy for you, you can continue directly in the history quiz for advanced learners. By the way: All questions and answers can also be printed out easily, e.g. for use in class.