Quiz about The Life of Adolf Hitler
Quiz about The Life of Adolf Hitler

The Life of Adolf Hitler Trivia Quiz


A quiz on the man who probably had the biggest impact on the 20th century, albeit for the all the wrong reasons.

A multiple-choice quiz by kristian88. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Author
kristian88
Time
4 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
116,856
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
6 / 10
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2629
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1. The most infamous figure of the 20th century is Adolf Hitler. In which Austrian town was he born? Hint

Langenfeld
Braunau am Inn
Burghausen
St. Johann in Pongau

2. Hitler was educated up until he was 16 when he intended to become an architect or painter. In which town/city was he educated? Hint

Wels
Graz
Salzburg
Linz

3. Hitler got a job as a draughtsman in Munich and during World War One served on the Western Front. Here he earned himself a distinguished medal. Name it.

Answer: (Two Words)
4. He was imprisoned in 1923 after the unsuccessful Munich Putsch. Whilst behind bars he wrote his famed 'Mein Kampf.' What does this translate to in English?

Answer: (Two Words)
5. Hitler ran for President, but lost. A little later the Nazis were the largest party in the Reichstag and he finally succeeded in becoming Chancellor in which year? Hint

1931
1935
1927
1933

6. Hitler had affairs with 16-year-old Mitzi Reiter when he was 39. Then Geli Raubal, daughter of his half-sister. He then met Eva Braun in 1932 but did he ever marry her?

Yes
No

7. Although he became leader of all German armed forces in later life, what rank did he actually achieve whilst in active service? Hint

Private
Lance-Corporal
Corporal
Sergeant

8. Hitler was a vegetarian, teetotaller and non-smoker and opposed the use of cosmetics. He was also superstitious and refused to travel on what form of transport, saying "they are against nature"? Hint

Girocopter
Zeppelin
Hot Air Balloon
Large Aeroplane

9. He created a distinctive iconography with Roman standards, eagles and swastikas. But who were the first to use the 'Heil' salute? Hint

General Franco
The Romans
Vandals
Norsemen

10. Evidence suggests that Hitler shot himself in his bunker and Eva Braun took poison. But first he tried the poison out on one of his dogs. What was this dog's name? Hint

Wolf
Blondi
Fuchsl
Wolfenstein


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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. The most infamous figure of the 20th century is Adolf Hitler. In which Austrian town was he born?

Answer: Braunau am Inn

His father was Alois Hitler and mother, Klara Poelzl. His father was born illegitimate and at first took the name Schicklgruber.
2. Hitler was educated up until he was 16 when he intended to become an architect or painter. In which town/city was he educated?

Answer: Linz

He was twice rejected entry into the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts and so worked by painting postcards and advertisements.
3. Hitler got a job as a draughtsman in Munich and during World War One served on the Western Front. Here he earned himself a distinguished medal. Name it.

Answer: Iron Cross

He subsequently went on to lead the fledgling German Workers' Party (later renamed the Nazi Party).
4. He was imprisoned in 1923 after the unsuccessful Munich Putsch. Whilst behind bars he wrote his famed 'Mein Kampf.' What does this translate to in English?

Answer: My Struggle

He was sentenced to 5 years but released after only 9 months. The Munich Putsch was inspired by Mussolini's march on Rome.
5. Hitler ran for President, but lost. A little later the Nazis were the largest party in the Reichstag and he finally succeeded in becoming Chancellor in which year?

Answer: 1933

On the death of Hindenburg, a year later, he became President, Chancellor and leader of the German armed forces, calling himself Fuehrer (leader).
6. Hitler had affairs with 16-year-old Mitzi Reiter when he was 39. Then Geli Raubal, daughter of his half-sister. He then met Eva Braun in 1932 but did he ever marry her?

Answer: Yes

Yes, on the day before their deaths in his bunker. Eva twice attempted suicide because of his infidelities. Hitler's half-sister, Angela, called her "die bloede Kuh" ('stupid cow').
7. Although he became leader of all German armed forces in later life, what rank did he actually achieve whilst in active service?

Answer: Lance-Corporal

Despite this, during World War Two, he was almost exclusively photographed wearing the uniform of a senior army officer.
8. Hitler was a vegetarian, teetotaller and non-smoker and opposed the use of cosmetics. He was also superstitious and refused to travel on what form of transport, saying "they are against nature"?

Answer: Zeppelin

He was also a hypochondriac, at one point taking 27 different medicines. He also had a lifelong paranoia about cancer, his mother having died of breast cancer when he was 18.
9. He created a distinctive iconography with Roman standards, eagles and swastikas. But who were the first to use the 'Heil' salute?

Answer: The Romans

It may come via the Italian Fascist greeting "Eia alala!"
10. Evidence suggests that Hitler shot himself in his bunker and Eva Braun took poison. But first he tried the poison out on one of his dogs. What was this dog's name?

Answer: Blondi

Hitler's body was burned in the Reichs Chancellery garden in Berlin and the remains were reputedly later buried by Soviet troops. He was 56.
Source: Author kristian88

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