What were the problems of the new Weimar Government?

This quiz is for AQA AS level History students who have studied the events during 1918 in Germany.

The first few questions check your knowledge about before the new goverment was set up.

It's got light hearted obvious wrong answers purposely there to make you laugh, but also detailed right answers which will help you for revision. Also it has interesting famous people birthday facts on important dates during 1918-1923

1. When was the Weimar Republic announced?

  • 29rd January 1919 (Oprah Winfrey's birthday)
  • 18th February 2013 - (Dr Dre & John Travolta's birthday)
  • 11th November 1918 (Leonardo DiCaprio's birthday)
  • 31st October 1918 (Willow Smith's birthday)
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Other questions in this quiz

2. What was different about the new system?

  • There was no Kaiser, just a president, The Chancellor and his ministers were no longer accountable directly to the Kaiser
  • You weren't allowed to buy donuts because Ebert was scared of the sprinkles
  • The Kaiser was no longer in charge
  • There was dictatorship

3. Why was the Weimar Constitution better than Britain's?

  • Britain's was boring
  • All men and woman over 20 could vote
  • It had a lot more handsome men in charge
  • It wasn't as detailed for complex and didn't have room for uprisings like Britain's did

4. Who were the "main" two that had wanted the Kaiser to abdicate?

  • Luxemburg and Liebknecht
  • Otto Von Lossow and Gustav Von Kahr
  • Hindenburg and Ludendorff
  • Beyonce and Jay Z

5. Was the Kaiser punished when he got to the Netherlands?

  • Yes, the Allies made him wear socks and sandels every Wednesday for the rest of his life
  • Yes, he was torched as a command of the Allies
  • No, The Allies wanted to punish the Kaiser for waging war, but the Queen of Holland refused to extradite him.
  • Yes, he was imprisoned for 5 years, but got let out in only 11 months
  • No, the Queen of Holland didn't have to power to extradite him

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