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It's All Germane

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Its All Germane game quiz
"A fairly general look at the geography of Germany. The first letter of answers to #1-9 will spell out the answer to #10."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. Which city, the capital of the state of Schleswig-Holstein, shares its name with a bay that faces the Danish islands?
    Koblenz
    Hamburg
    Heide
    Kiel


2. Which neighboring country of Germany is called Österreich in the German language?
    Answer: (One Word - In English!)


3. Which of Germany's major rivers rises in eastern Switzerland and flows through the cities of Duisburg, Strasbourg, and Basel?
    Lahn
    Weser
    Rhine
    Ruhr


4. Which German state is home to the Volkswagen Group headquarters, has Hannover as its capital, and is the second largest in area?
    Bremen
    Lower Saxony
    Bavaria
    Saarland


5. Which southern city was the location of the inventions of both the automobile and the motorcycle and is the capital of the state Baden-Württemberg?
    Mannheim
    Schwerin
    Munich
    Stuttgart


6. Which island, Germany's largest, is home to the stunning chalk cliff called Königsstuhl (King's Chair)?
    Reichenau
    Sjælland
    Rügen
    Usedom


7. In which city on the River Danube, home to the tallest church in the world, was Albert Einstein born?
    Freiburg
    Ulm
    Mainz
    Frankfurt


8. Which mountain in the Wetterstein range between southern Germany and Austria is Germany's second highest?
    Balmhorn
    Grossglockner
    Zugspitze
    Hochwanner


9. Which major Central European river is found flowing through such cities as Dresden and Hamburg and passes under the world's longest navigable aqueduct, the Magdeburg Water Bridge?
    Danube
    Elbe
    Inn
    Isar


10. If you've answered questions 1-9 correctly, the first letter of each answer will give you the name of a southern city on the Rhine nicknamed the "fan city" (Fächerstadt) for its planned streets that radiate from the city center in a fan-like pattern.
    Answer: (One Word)


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Compiled Jun 28 12