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29 German Language quizzes and 280 German Language trivia questions.
1.
  Some German Military Terms   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
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 Qns, WesleyCrusher, Feb 25 12
Average
WesleyCrusher editor
4139 plays
2.
  Hubert's Strange Translations    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
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 Qns, WesleyCrusher, May 13 16
Average
WesleyCrusher editor
4796 plays
3.
  German - Plurals of Some Common Nouns   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
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 Qns, bloomsby, Dec 20 15
Average
bloomsby gold member
4195 plays
4.
  German Place Names   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
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?
Easier, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Feb 25 14
Easier
shvdotr gold member
2077 plays
5.
  German 101    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Fun questions about German. You don't have to know too much German, guessing is pretty easy.
Average, 10 Qns, maggie99, Jul 01 23
Average
maggie99
Jul 01 23
9066 plays
6.
  Windy Poems in German by James Kruess   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here are two beautiful poems for children in German by German author/poet James Kr├╝ss. Here are "Der Sturm" and "Was Singt Der Wind" Do you understand them?
Average, 10 Qns, Heidi66, Apr 04 14
Average
Heidi66 gold member
1708 plays
7.
  Der - die - das    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
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 Qns, Chris1013, Oct 31 04
Average
Chris1013
3357 plays
8.
  False Friends    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
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 Qns, PearlQ19, Sep 26 12
Average
PearlQ19 gold member
4596 plays
9.
  More Or Less Essential Bavarian   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
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 Qns, PearlQ19, Jun 14 11
Average
PearlQ19 gold member
641 plays
10.
  Animals in German   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
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 Qns, froggyx, Sep 15 15
Average
froggyx
846 plays
trivia question Quick Question
Also a very popular one: "sensibel" does not mean "sensible" but what?

From Quiz "False Friends"




11.
  Peculiar German Expressions   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
All languages have sayings that sound strange when translated. See if you know or can guess what these expressions mean.
Tough, 10 Qns, Catamount, Dec 07 07
Tough
Catamount
2684 plays
12.
  Translation: English into German    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
In each case pick the best and most idiomatic of the German versions. Have fun!
Difficult, 10 Qns, bloomsby, Jul 12 15
Difficult
bloomsby gold member
4731 plays
13.
  Untranslatable German Words    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
One beauty of foreign languages is their ability to convey an emotion or event in a single word that has no equivalent English word. Let's learn about some German words that fit this.
Average, 10 Qns, SixShutouts66, Dec 18 21
Average
SixShutouts66 gold member
Dec 18 21
276 plays
14.
  German Surnames   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
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 Qns, shvdotr, Jul 15 13
Average
shvdotr gold member
669 plays
15.
  False Friends: German-English   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
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 Qns, bloomsby, Nov 12 20
Tough
bloomsby gold member
Nov 12 20
713 plays
16.
  Funny German Words For Another Person   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
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 Qns, PearlQ19, Jun 08 11
Average
PearlQ19 gold member
809 plays
17.
  German for Beginners    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
With around 90 million native German speakers around the globe, German is one of the world's major languages. Here are a few words and phrases for people just starting out learning the German language.
Easier, 10 Qns, aaronjunior, May 08 22
Easier
aaronjunior
May 08 22
655 plays
18.
  German Modal Verbs   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
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 Qns, bloomsby, Oct 09 13
Average
bloomsby gold member
3634 plays
19.
  Fun Q and A in German    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Do you understand German? Choose the correct answers to the following questions. I think you'll do fine. Have fun!
Easier, 10 Qns, shvdotr, May 24 15
Easier
shvdotr gold member
537 plays
20.
  Idiomatic German    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Ten questions on idiomatic German. Some of the questions are basic, while others more advanced. In all cases, choose the most idiomatic option.
Tough, 10 Qns, bloomsby, Oct 22 15
Tough
bloomsby gold member
3105 plays
21.
  Musical Instruments in German    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I'll give you a musical instrument in German, you tell me what it means in English!
Average, 10 Qns, ladymacb29, Mar 22 18
Average
ladymacb29 editor
Mar 22 18
3711 plays
22.
  More Peculiar German Expressions   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A few more German idioms for your enjoyment.
Tough, 10 Qns, catamount, Oct 22 05
Tough
catamount
1112 plays
23.
  Fun with English-German Machine Translation    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
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 Qns, PearlQ19, Mar 14 16
Tough
PearlQ19 gold member
613 plays
24.
  Some German Linguistic Oddities    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a miscellany of language questions - some quite demanding. In each case choose the most idomatic version. Have fun!
Tough, 10 Qns, bloomsby, Jan 16 18
Tough
bloomsby gold member
Jan 16 18
1529 plays
25.
  Ivy's Basic German Language    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
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 Qns, tumblre, Jan 25 23
Average
tumblre
Jan 25 23
3256 plays
26.
  The German Language    
Multiple Choice
 5 Qns
This quiz is for German students who know the first basic words of the German language. It will be easy for you.
Easier, 5 Qns, violistchick, Feb 23 17
Easier
violistchick
Feb 23 17
8538 plays
27.
  German Idioms and Sayings    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
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 Qns, hews, Aug 27 21
Tough
hews
Aug 27 21
2000 plays
28.
  German Idiomatic Expressions    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
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 Qns, PearlQ19, May 08 23
Average
PearlQ19 gold member
May 08 23
1609 plays
29.
  Wie ist das Wetter?    
Multiple Choice
 5 Qns
A relatively easy quiz on how our Teutonic friends describe the weather.
Average, 5 Qns, 142857, Jan 08 19
Average
142857
Jan 08 19
3118 plays
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