German Cultural and Language Trivia
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Germanic Trivia Topics
Below you'll find a collection of trivia topics related to the language and cultures of Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. Click on a topic to learn more about Germanic history, culture, and the German language.
|1. The Wedding March(es)||Here comes the bride... The German origins of several traditional musical choices for weddings|
|2. The Swiss Guard||They guard the pope and they're called "Swiss"but is the Vatican's Swiss Guard truly Swiss?|
|3. The House of Windsor||The House of Hanover, the House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha... Is British royalty actually German royalty?|
|4. Miscellaneous Trivia||Babe Ruth, cobalt, and more... Assorted interesting and amusing Germanic trivia|
|5. Germanic Inventions||Who invented or discovered it? Germanic triviafrom aspirin to zeppelin. With a fun quiz.|
|German Guessing Game - Biographical Trivia|
|Ratespiel - Wer bin ich?||A bilingual biographical guessing game. Who is the famous or not-so-famous Germanic personality?|
|Germanic Trivia: Movies in/for German|
|Germanic Movie Trivia||A collection of film trivia topics related to motion pictures made in Hollywood and films from Germany, Austria, or Switzerland.|
|Germanic Trivia: Myths and Misnomers|
|German Misnomers, Myths, Mistakes||Does Hitler really deserve credit for the autobahn? Did JFK say he was a jelly doughnut?|
|Also see > Famous Germans, Austrians, Swiss and Famous German-Americans|
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German Misnomers, Myths, and Mistakes
Does Hitler really deserve credit for the autobahn? Did JFK say he was a jelly doughnut?
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From Aspirin to Zeppelin: Erfinder und Erfindungen
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Ratespiel - Wer bin ich?
A biographical guessing game in German.
Our annotated English-German glossary of technology, inventors and inventions.
Annotated English-German glossaries on a wide variety of topics.
Famous Germans, Austrians and Swiss (Web)
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