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

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

2. Why did they want him to abdicate?

  • They blamed him for losing the war, and making the German people upset
  • They thought he hadn't achieved much in his years of ruling
  • To shift the blame from the military leaders losing the war onto the the new Government and to make Germany democratic to get better terms with Allies
  • They didn't like his face

3. When did the Kaiser flee?

  • 23rd November 1918 (Miley Cyrus's birthday)
  • 9th November 1918 (Jerry Purpdrank's birthday)
  • 30th June 1919 (Cheryl Fernandez-Versini's birthday)
  • 25th May 2015 (Mike Myer's birthday)

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

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

5. Where did the Kaiser flee?

  • the Netherlands
  • Russia
  • France
  • New-York


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