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 it announced in Weimar and not the capital (Berlin)?

  • Hitler had a bomb in Berlin
  • They wanted a new establishment and wanted to make a new change in the way things where run
  • There was riots in Berlin from the Spartacus's
  • They forgot what the capital was and just went to their favortive coffee shop
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Other questions in this quiz

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

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

3. Where did the Kaiser flee?

  • France
  • the Netherlands
  • Russia
  • New-York

4. When did the Kaiser flee?

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

5. Why did they want him to abdicate?

  • They thought he hadn't achieved much in his years of ruling
  • They didn't like his face
  • 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 blamed him for losing the war, and making the German people upset


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