Test your knowledge in our new Specialist Quiz.

This weeks questions are linked to our Language of the Month, German!
We will test your knowledge and unleash the linguist in you!

Bring your knowledge and see how you score! Then challenge your friends! Answers at the bottom of this page.

1. Which of the following words is NOT German?

A – Zeigeist 

B – Angst 

C – Bazooka 

(Find the right level for you to continue your journey in learning German)

2. What does the word Berliner mean in German?

A – A doughnut with jam filling

B – A citizen of Berlin

C – A type of Carriage

3 . How do you say “garden gnome” in German? 

A – Ein Gartenzweig 

B – Ein Gartenzwerg 

C- Ein Kindergarten 

(Gain the knowledge of basic German for everyday situations with our Mini Stage 1 course)

4. How does this German proverb end: Everything has an end… 

A – In the best of all possible worlds 

B -Only a sausage has two (ends) 

C- And happiness is fleeting 

5. What does Haribo stand for: 

A – Hallo, Riesen Bonbon! 

B – Harald Richard Bohlen 

C – Hans Riegel Bonn 

6. What were the names of the two German states which existed from 1949 to 1990?

A – German Communist State (GCS) and German Democratic State (GDS)

B – German Democratic Republic (GDR) and Federal Republic of Germany (FRG)

C – Marxist Republic of Germany (MRG) and Democratic German Republic (DGR)

(This fun interactive course will help you to expand your knowledge of German and progress from the level A2 to the level B1 (i.e. from the beginner to the intermediate))

7. Which is the largest beer festival in the world?

A – The ‘Christkindlmarkt’ in Nuremberg.

B – The ‘Oktoberfest’ in Munich.

C – The ‘Frühlingsfest’ in Berlin.

(Work on your fluency in a friendly and interactive class. Develop your oral skills and your confidence in using the language in a range of communicative situations.)

8. What is the financial capital of Germany?

A- Munich

B- Frankfurt

C – Berlin

9. Name the university town, birthplace of Beethoven and former capital of the Federal Republic of Germany

A- Stuttgart

B – Hamburg

C – Bonn

(On this course, you will read about, listen to and discuss everyday topics, which will enable you to speak more fluently in German as well as be well-informed about life in German-speaking countries. )

10. Who invented the printing press?

A – Johannes Gutenberg

B – Friedrich Nietzsche

C – Martin Luther


  1. C
  2. A & B
  3. B
  4. B
  5. C
  6. B
  7. B
  8. B
  9. C
  10. A