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The Provinces of Prussia

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The Provinces of Prussia game quiz
"Prussia became a European super power from ca. 1700. This strong military state won many notable victories. This quiz is about some of the provinces of Prussia."

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1. This province was also the capital of Prussia from 1701. It was made a separate region of Prussia in 1881, but didn't became a province until 1920 and its province status only lasted until 1934.
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2. The Elector of this province became the king of Prussia in 1701.
    Brandenburg
    Hohenzollern
    Hanover
    Hesse-Nassau


3. This province was a vassal of Poland from 1466. It was included in the duchy of Prussia by Albert of Brandenburg in 1525.
    East Prussia
    Lower Silesia
    West Prussia
    Upper Silesia


4. This province became a province of Prussia as a result of the Austro-Prussian war in 1866. The province was formerly a duchy, later a kingdom. As a duchy it had a personal union with England 1714-1837. It was a kingdom 1814-1866.
    Brandenburg
    Hanover
    Mecklenburg
    Pomerania


5. This province was formed in 1849 from the territories of __________-Hechingen and _________-Sigmaringen.
    Hesse-Nassau
    Hohenzollern
    Hesse-Darmstadt
    Hesse-Cassel


6. This province was formed from territories annexed in 1866 including Hesse-Kassel (sometimes called "Electoral Hesse"), the duchy of Nassau and the free city of Frankfurt am Main.
    Hesse
    Palatinate
    Hesse-Nassau
    Westphalia


7. This province belonged to Poland from 1466 as a duchy. It later came under Brandenburg who divided it with Sweden in 1648. The Swedish part was ceded to Prussia in 1720 except for the island of Rügen and adjoining territory on the mainland which also was ceded to Prussia in 1815.
    Pomerelia
    Pomerania
    West Prussia
    Mecklenburg


8. The award of this territory to Prussia in 1815 represented the greatest Prussian territorial gain since the partitions of Poland. At first divided into two provinces, the entire region was constituted as _______ in 1824, with capital at Koblenz.
    Hanover
    West Prussia
    Rhine Province
    Saxony


9. This province came to Prussia in 1793. It became a part of Poland in 1918. Its capital is one of the oldest cities in Poland.
    Danzig
    Silesia
    Pomerania
    Posen


10. In 1815 Prussia won 40 % of a kingdom. This became the Prussian province of ________, with capital at Magdeburg. The rest of the kingdom became a member of the German Confederation.
    Saxe-Coburg-Gotha
    Brandenburg
    Saxony
    Saxe-Anhalt


11. All of this province except for the extreme south-east was ceded to Prussia from Austria in 1742.
    Bavaria
    Pomerania
    Silesia
    Saxony


12. Two former duchies were annexed to Prussia as this province in 1866.
    Schleswig-Holstein
    Hesse-Nassau
    Saxe-Coburg
    Mecklenburg-Vorpommern


13. This province was divided between Prussia and Hesse-Darmstadt in 1803. It was reorganized by the Congress of Vienna and became a province of Prussia in 1816. In 1946 it was divided among North Rhine-Westphalia, Lower Saxony and Hesse states, West Germany.
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14. This province became a part of Prussia in 1772. In 1919 it was divided between Poland, the Free City of Danzig and Germany.
    East Prussia
    West Prussia
    Posen
    Silesia


15. This province is a part of a province that was subdivided into two provinces in 1742. The south east portion which included many large mining and industrial communities was assigned to Poland in 1921.
    Upper Silesia
    Upper Saxony
    Lower Silesia
    Lower Saxony


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