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29 German Language quizzes and 280 German Language trivia questions.
1.
  Some German Military Terms great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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
4071 plays
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  Hubert's Strange Translations - 10 questions - 5 mins
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
May 13 16
4743 plays
3.
  Untranslatable German Words great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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
224 plays
4.
  German 101 - 10 questions - 3 mins
Fun questions about German. You don't have to know too much German, guessing is pretty easy.
Average, 10 Qns, maggie99, May 28 21
Average
maggie99
May 28 21
8927 plays
5.
  German Place Names popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
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
1875 plays
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  Der - die - das - 10 questions - 3 mins
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
3310 plays
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  German - Plurals of Some Common Nouns popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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
4012 plays
8.
  False Friends - 10 questions - 4 mins
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
4512 plays
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  Peculiar German Expressions top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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
2649 plays
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  Animals in German popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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
768 plays
trivia question Quick Question
The most famous one: "bekommen" in German does not mean "to become". What does it mean?

From Quiz "False Friends"




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  More Or Less Essential Bavarian top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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
594 plays
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  Translation: English into German - 10 questions - 6 mins
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
4686 plays
13.
  German Surnames popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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
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shvdotr gold member
634 plays
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  Funny German Words For Another Person great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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
781 plays
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  German for Beginners - 10 questions - 3 mins
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
603 plays
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  Idiomatic German - 10 questions - 4 mins
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
3084 plays
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  German Modal Verbs popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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
3614 plays
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  Windy Poems in German by James Kruess popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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
1619 plays
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  False Friends: German-English great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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
679 plays
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  More Peculiar German Expressions great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
A few more German idioms for your enjoyment.
Tough, 10 Qns, catamount, Oct 22 05
Tough
catamount
1102 plays
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  Fun Q and A in German - 10 questions - 2 mins
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
500 plays
22.
  Musical Instruments in German - 10 questions - 4 mins
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
3695 plays
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  Some German Linguistic Oddities - 10 questions - 5 mins
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
1518 plays
24.
  Fun with English-German Machine Translation - 10 questions - 6 mins
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
Mar 14 16
597 plays
25.
  Ivy's Basic German Language - 10 questions - 3 mins
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, Dec 27 16
Average
tumblre
Dec 27 16
3241 plays
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  The German Language - 5 questions - 2 mins
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
8505 plays
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  German Idiomatic Expressions - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Dec 19 14
Average
PearlQ19 gold member
1602 plays
28.
  German Idioms and Sayings - 10 questions - 5 mins
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
1986 plays
29.
  Wie ist das Wetter? - 5 questions - 3 mins
A relatively easy quiz on how our Teutonic friends describe the weather.
Average, 5 Qns, 142857, Jan 08 19
Average
142857
Jan 08 19
3099 plays
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