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

  • Otto Von Lossow and Gustav Von Kahr
  • Hindenburg and Ludendorff
  • Luxemburg and Liebknecht
  • Beyonce and Jay Z
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Other questions in this quiz

2. 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)

3. Where did the Kaiser flee?

  • the Netherlands
  • New-York
  • Russia
  • France

4. 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
  • There was dictatorship
  • You weren't allowed to buy donuts because Ebert was scared of the sprinkles
  • The Kaiser was no longer in charge

5. Why did they want him to abdicate?

  • 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 blamed him for losing the war, and making the German people upset
  • They didn't like his face


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