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1 More Or Less Essential Bavarian
So you're planning a vacation in Bavaria, perhaps for the Oktoberfest? Here's some terms and phrases that will certainly come in handy. Good luck, and have fun.
Average
10 Q
PearlQ19
Jun 14 11
426 plays
2 Peculiar German Expressions
All languages have sayings that sound strange when translated. See if you know or can guess what these expressions mean.
Tough
10 Q
Catamount
May 08 05
2334 plays
3 Funny German Words For Another Person
This will give you ten imaginative words to call or describe another person in German, and a question pertaining to each. Some knowledge of German required. Contains some mild terms of abuse, but nothing obscene. Good luck, and have fun!
Average
10 Q
PearlQ19
Jun 08 11
582 plays
4 Windy Poems in German by James Kruess
Here are two beautiful poems for children in German by German author/poet James Krüss. Here are "Der Sturm" and "Was Singt Der Wind" Do you understand them?
Easy
10 Q
Heidi66
May 11 07
1173 plays
5 Some German Military Terms
This quiz will give you some terms in German that all relate to the Bundeswehr (German defense forces). You decide whether each term translates to a rank, a piece of equipment, a unit or something else.
Average
10 Q
WesleyCrusher
Feb 25 12
2790 plays
6 German Place Names
I'm returning to Germany for the first time since I was a student in 1969. Do you recognize the names of the places I want to see?
Easy
10 Q
shvdotr
Jun 24 10
1098 plays
7 More Peculiar German Expressions
A few more German idioms for your enjoyment.
Tough
10 Q
catamount
Oct 22 05
954 plays
8 Hubert's Strange Translations
Hubert, a German, receives a Green Card. He immediately travels to the United States with his few belongings only to find that his English vocabulary is lacking. So he will have to improvise from German words...
Average
10 Q
WesleyCrusher
Feb 20 12
3297 plays
9 False Friends: German-English
We all know that 'aktuell' does not in fact mean 'actual' - or do we? Here are some more false friends, some better known than others. Have fun!
Tough
10 Q
bloomsby
Feb 12 12
486 plays
10 German Modal Verbs
This quiz on the German modal auxiliary verbs is, I suspect, not exactly elementary. Pick out the closest English translation - and have fun!
Average
10 Q
bloomsby
Aug 23 02
3330 plays
11 German - Plurals of Some Common Nouns
Those who want to communicate effectively in German need to learn the genders and plurals of the nouns. Test your knowledge and have fun.
Average
10 Q
bloomsby
Jun 09 01
3585 plays
12 German 101
Fun questions about German. You don't have to know too much German, guessing is pretty easy.
Average
10 Q
maggie99
Mar 01 00
8238 plays
13 German Surnames
Can you match the meanings or occupations from which these common German surnames are derived? I'm sure you can. Have fun proving me right.
Average
10 Q
shvdotr
Jul 15 13
414 plays
14 Fun with English-German Machine Translation
This quiz contains ten German sentences as translated from English by an online MT tool. Can you guess the source text? Pay close attention to the multiple choice possibilities, then you should be fine. Good luck!
Tough
10 Q
PearlQ19
Oct 08 09
474 plays
15 Animals in German
I give you the English description of an animal in a few words, and you try to choose the correct (German) answer to each question. Have fun!
Average
10 Q
froggyx
Feb 08 13
471 plays
16 Idiomatic German
Ten questions on idiomatic German. Some of the questions are basic, while others more advanced. In all cases, choose the most idiomatic option.
Average
10 Q
bloomsby
Jul 27 03
2856 plays
17 Der - die - das
The English language only has one article: 'the'. German has three: 'der' (masculine), 'die' (feminine) and 'das' (neuter). Read the following sentences and decide whether the subject has the correct article or not.
Average
10 Q
Chris1013
Oct 30 04
2784 plays
18 Translation: English into German
In each case pick the best and most idiomatic of the German versions. Have fun!
Difficult
10 Q
bloomsby
Oct 18 02
4521 plays
19 False Friends
There are 200 - 300 words in English and German that look alike but don't mean the same. These are the famous "False Friends". I've picked out a few, so here we go ...
Average
10 Q
PearlQ19
Feb 11 03
4122 plays
20 German Idioms and Sayings
Like English, German is rich with idioms and sayings. However, 'Don't count your chickens before they hatch' doesn't mean much when translated - German has its own version. To find out this and more have a go at this difficult, but interesting quiz.
Tough
10 Q
hews
Jun 01 01
1869 plays
21 Musical Instruments in German
I'll give you a musical instrument in German, you tell me what it means in English!
Average
10 Q
ladymacb29
Oct 22 00
3258 plays
22 German Idiomatic Expressions
How familiar are you with German expressions? Take this quiz to find out. I'll give the first part of the saying, you'll have to finish it. Good luck!
Average
10 Q
PearlQ19
Aug 03 02
1353 plays
23 Some German Linguistic Oddities
This is a miscellany of language questions - some quite demanding. In each case choose the most idomatic version. Have fun!
Tough
10 Q
bloomsby
Aug 06 03
1443 plays
24 Wie ist das Wetter?
A relatively easy quiz on how our Teutonic friends describe the weather.
Average
5 Q
142857
Jul 14 02
2841 plays
25 Ivy's Basic German Language
As I have only taken two weeks of German classes so far this quiz should be incredibly easy. Please contact me if you see anything wrong with it, or if you like it. Thanks!
Average
10 Q
tumblre
Aug 24 03
2970 plays
26 The German Language
This quiz is for German students who know the first basic words of the German language. It will be easy for you.
Easy
5 Q
violistchick
Jun 27 00
7716 plays
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Last Updated May 29 14 4:13 PM

Some sample questions from this category:

* The German word 'Traum' sounds a lot like the English word, which is:
* The nominative definite articles are:
* An umlaut (the two dots over an a, o, or u) can also be formed by placing what after an a, o, or u?
* Which pair of words contains an incorrect translation?
* Which is not a traditional German food?


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