Germany and America Quiz
German Americana Quiz
Choose the BEST answer for each question.
Which one of the following inventors or discoverers was NOT German or Austrian?
- Henrich Focke (helicopter, 1937)
- James Watt (steam engine, 1765)
- Wilhelm Roentgen (X-rays, 1895)
- Rudolf Diesel (diesel engine, 1897)
- Johannes Gutenberg (printing press, 1445)
- Otto Hahn (atomic fission, 1938)
- Willi Messerschmitt (rocket planes 1941)
- Josef Ressel (screw propeller, 1826)
Which of the following car types is NOT German?
What type of language is English?
Which country does not use a Germanic language?
Which Christmas songs come from a German-speaking country?
Which city was the capital of classical music, attracting Beethoven, Mozart, Haydn, Mahler, Strauss, etc.
Who won the most medals in the 2002 Winter Olympics?
Who is considered the father of modern psychoanalysis?
Who was the German physicist famous for the formula e=mc squared?
Which Swiss-German shot an apple of his son's head and became a Swiss national hero, representing their independence?
Which US president was not from a German background?
Which US baseball player was of German heritage?
Which day was officially declared German-American Day, because on that date in 1683 the first group of 41 immigrants arrived in Philadelphia?
Which city is not a German-speaking city
Which of the following was NOT born in a German-speaking country?
Which US film star speaks German and has a German mother?
What is the speed limit on the German Autobahn (assuming no construction)?
The Declaration of Independence was first published (not written) in German in a German newspaper
The English are mostly descendant of the German "Angle" and "Saxon" tribes, which explains why German and English are closely related.
Germany is as big as Texas