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trivia quiz  Peculiar German Expressions cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Catamount, May 08 05

All languages have sayings that sound strange when translated. See if you know or can guess what these expressions mean.
Tough
Catamount
May 08 05
2568 plays
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trivia quiz  More Or Less Essential Bavarian cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, PearlQ19, Jun 14 11

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
PearlQ19 gold member
Jun 14 11
552 plays
3.
trivia quiz  Funny German Words For Another Person cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, PearlQ19, Jun 08 11

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
PearlQ19 gold member
Jun 08 11
732 plays
4.
trivia quiz  More Peculiar German Expressions cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, catamount, Oct 22 05

A few more German idioms for your enjoyment.
Tough
catamount
Oct 22 05
1056 plays
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trivia quiz  False Friends: German-English cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, bloomsby, Feb 12 12

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
bloomsby editor
Feb 12 12
618 plays
6.
trivia quiz  German Place Names 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Jun 24 10

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
shvdotr gold member
Jun 24 10
1638 plays
7.
trivia quiz  Some German Military Terms 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, WesleyCrusher, Feb 25 12

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
WesleyCrusher editor
Feb 25 12
3813 plays
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trivia quiz  Windy Poems in German by James Kruess 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Heidi66, May 11 07

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
Heidi66 gold member
May 11 07
1404 plays
9.
trivia quiz  German Modal Verbs 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, bloomsby, Aug 23 02

This quiz on the German modal auxiliary verbs is, I suspect, not exactly elementary. Pick out the closest English translation - and have fun!
Average
bloomsby editor
Aug 23 02
3504 plays
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trivia quiz  German Surnames 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Jul 15 13

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
shvdotr gold member
Jul 15 13
567 plays
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trivia quiz  German - Plurals of Some Common Nouns 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, bloomsby, Jun 09 01

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
bloomsby editor
Jun 09 01
3807 plays
12.
trivia quiz  Animals in German 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, froggyx, Feb 08 13

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
froggyx
Feb 08 13
660 plays
13.
trivia quiz  German 101 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, maggie99, Mar 01 00

Fun questions about German. You don't have to know too much German, guessing is pretty easy.
Average
maggie99
Mar 01 00
8691 plays
14.
trivia quiz  Hubert's Strange Translations 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, WesleyCrusher, Feb 20 12

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
WesleyCrusher editor
Feb 20 12
4455 plays
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trivia quiz  Fun with English-German Machine Translation 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, PearlQ19, Oct 08 09

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
PearlQ19 gold member
Oct 08 09
564 plays
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trivia quiz  Translation: English into German 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, bloomsby, Oct 18 02

In each case pick the best and most idiomatic of the German versions. Have fun!
Difficult
bloomsby editor
Oct 18 02
4632 plays
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trivia quiz  Idiomatic German 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, bloomsby, Jul 27 03

Ten questions on idiomatic German. Some of the questions are basic, while others more advanced. In all cases, choose the most idiomatic option.
Average
bloomsby editor
Jul 27 03
2976 plays
18.
trivia quiz  False Friends 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, PearlQ19, Feb 11 03

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
PearlQ19 gold member
Feb 11 03
4323 plays
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trivia quiz  Der - die - das 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Chris1013, Oct 30 04

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
Chris1013
Oct 30 04
3135 plays
20.
trivia quiz  Musical Instruments in German 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ladymacb29, Oct 22 00

I'll give you a musical instrument in German, you tell me what it means in English!
Average
ladymacb29 editor
Oct 22 00
3564 plays
21.
trivia quiz  Fun Q and A in German 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, shvdotr, May 24 15

Do you understand German? Choose the correct answers to the following questions. I think you'll do fine. Have fun!
Easy
shvdotr gold member
May 24 15
432 plays
22.
trivia quiz  German Idioms and Sayings 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, hews, Jun 01 01

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
hews
Jun 01 01
1947 plays
23.
trivia quiz  German Idiomatic Expressions 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, PearlQ19, Aug 03 02

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
PearlQ19 gold member
Aug 03 02
1578 plays
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trivia quiz  Some German Linguistic Oddities 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, bloomsby, Aug 06 03

This is a miscellany of language questions - some quite demanding. In each case choose the most idomatic version. Have fun!
Tough
bloomsby editor
Aug 06 03
1497 plays
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trivia quiz  Wie ist das Wetter? 5 questions
Average, 5 Qns, 142857, Jul 14 02

A relatively easy quiz on how our Teutonic friends describe the weather.
Average
142857
Jul 14 02
3072 plays
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trivia quiz  Ivy's Basic German Language 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, tumblre, Aug 24 03

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
tumblre
Aug 24 03
3195 plays
27.
trivia quiz  The German Language 5 questions
Easy, 5 Qns, violistchick, Jun 27 00

This quiz is for German students who know the first basic words of the German language. It will be easy for you.
Easy
violistchick
Jun 27 00
8304 plays
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