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Which leaning tower leans the most?
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Leaning Tower of Suurhusen
Leaning Tower of Shiraz
Leaning Tower of Ząbkowice Śląskie
Leaning Tower of Suurhusen is the world's most leaning, beating the world-famous Leaning Tower of Pisa by 1.22°.
Which federal state of Germany has the largest population?
The country is only fourth in terms of area, but has a high population density (especially in the Ruhr area). Cologne is the largest city.
How did the tradition of Oktoberfest start?
with the royal wedding
with the celebration of German unification
with a folk celebration of harvest
celebration of the first beer of a season
Crown Prince Ludwig, later to become King of Bavaria Ludwig I, was married to Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen on October 12, 1810. The citizens of Munich were invited to attend the festivities held on the fields in front of the city gates to celebrate the happy royal event. Since then, Otoberfest is held at the same place every year (except for epidemics and wars).
How was the Berlin Wall officially called in the German Democratic Republic?
Anti-fascist Protection Rampart
Atomic Safety Wall
Wall of Peace
Counterintelligence Fortified Zone
The name implied that West Germany had not been fully de-Nazified. Before the Wall's erection, 3.5 million East Germans defected from the GDR. Between 1961 and 1989, the wall prevented almost all such emigration.
How many Muslims are living in Germany?
There are 2.1 to 4 million Muslims in Germany. A large discrepancy between the above data results from the fact that, as research has shown, even half of the 4.2 million people from the Muslim world are non-believers. It is certain, however, that 1.1 million of them have German citizenship. (The photo shows the Şehitlik Mosque in Berlin)
How many German states existed in 1950?
1949 ended strict occupation of Germany by WWII allies. The following states formed: Federal Republic of Germany of British, French and American occupation zones, German Democratic Republic in Soviet occupation zone, and Saar Protectorate administered by French Republic. The least one even participated in 1952 Olympic games of Helsinki despite presence of united German East/West team.
Who was "the father of the German economic miracle"? (German: Wirtschaftswunder)
The term Wirtschaftswunder describes the rapid reconstruction and development of the economies of West Germany and Austria after World War II. The key figure during that time was the Minister of Economics, Ludwig Erhard who went down in history as the "father of the German economic miracle."
Where was Haribo confectionery company founded?
Haribo is a German confectionery company, founded in 1920 in Bonn by Johannes "Hans" Riegel, Sr. The company name is the abbreviation of "HAns RIegel BOnn"
How did Karl Dönitz die? (1943-1945 Kriegsmarine Commander of Nazi Germany)
of a heart attack
he poisoned himself
he shot himself
he was hanged
Karl Dönitz was the Commander-in-Chief of the Navy and briefly succeeded Adolf Hitler as the head of state of Germany. At the Nuremberg trials, he was convicted of war crimes and sentenced to ten years' imprisonment. After his release, he lived quietly in a village near Hamburg until his death of a heart attack in 1980.
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