Quiz: How Familiar Are You With The German Language?

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“...mastery of the art and spirit of the Germanic language enables a man to travel all day in one sentence without changing cars”

 Mar 06, 2016
1 of 10Choose your answer:
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A “Rathaus” is a _______
type of have-a-heart trap
Town Hall
pet store
2 of 10Choose your answer:
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If you have the particularly long job title of “Bezirksschornsteinfeger”, you are a ______, and kissing you is considered good luck.
district chimney sweep
fire fighter
master bread baker
3 of 10Choose your answer:
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"Kartoffelpuffer” is the silly-sounding name for something simple and delicious served with apple sauce. What is it?
pork chops ‘n applesauce
potato pancakes
German-style pierogi
4 of 10Choose your answer:
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When you’ve been a bad husband, you had better get yourself some “Drachenfutter” to make it up to your wife. “Drachenfutter” means:
red roses
dragon food
a gift basket
5 of 10Choose your answer:
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A “Schnappsidee” sounds like is a *really* good idea ________
when you are drinking
at the spur of the moment
that you got from a friend
6 of 10Choose your answer:
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If you are being “dickköpfig,” it might not mean what you think. You are being ________
thickheaded
thick-skinned
thick-hipped
7 of 10Choose your answer:
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"Eichhörnchen,” literally meaning “little oak horn,” is the name for what kind of animal?
Chipmunk
Squirrel
Hedgehog
8 of 10Choose your answer:
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“Fernweh” is the German word for this particular type of longing or pain.
Longing for spring plants
Longing to be somewhere else
Longing for television
9 of 10Choose your answer:
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“Fremdschämen” (literally translated as Exterior shame), is a sympathetic German word that means being embarrassed ________
in front of others
for someone else
about something you did
10 of 10Choose your answer:
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What kind of mouse is the German “Fledermaus”?
bat
fawn-colored
flat-haired
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