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iGCSE History (Germany 1919 - 1945) Quiz on The German Revolution, created by Drew Bott on 25/10/2019.

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The German Revolution

Question 1 of 10

1

When did the Kaiser (Wilhelm II) abdicate?

Select one of the following:

  • November 9 1917

  • November 9 1918

  • November 9 1919

Explanation

Question 2 of 10

1

The Armistice was signed November 11, 1918

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Explanation

Question 3 of 10

1

When did Germany realise the War was 'over' for them?

Select one of the following:

  • When Germany was invaded by the Allies.

  • When the Sailors mutinied.

  • When the Allies broke through the Hindenburg line in September 1918

Explanation

Question 4 of 10

1

Which of the following were 'true' of Germany towards the end of the War?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Sailors at Wilhelmshaven and Kiel mutined when order to sea

  • A British Naval blockade was causing sever food shortages in Germany

  • The SPD leader, Ebert, advised the Kaiser never to surrender

  • Political order was breaking down - Bavaria had declared itself an independent socialist republic

Explanation

Question 5 of 10

1

The Allies would not consider an armistice until the Kaiser abdicated.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Explanation

Question 6 of 10

1

Which of the following are 'true' of Germany in 1918/19?

Select one or more of the following:

  • The SPD declared Germany to be a Republic

  • Friedrich Ebert was leader of the KPD

  • Germany became a democratic monarchy

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Question 7 of 10

1

Which statement is true of the Spartacists?

Select one of the following:

  • They wanted to support the Kaiser and wanted Germany to continue to be a Monarchy

  • They put their full support behind Freidrich Ebert and the SPD

  • They wanted the German Revolution to go further and tried to carry out a socialist revolution.

Explanation

Question 8 of 10

1

What was the 'stab in the back' theory?

Select one of the following:

  • That the Kaiser had betrayed the German army by abdicating

  • That the new republican politicians had betrayed the German army by agreeing to the armistice when the German Army was winning

  • The Allies had betrayed the new Republican government saying any peace treaty would be based in Wilson's 14 Points.

Explanation

Question 9 of 10

1

When was the new Weimar Constitution approved?

Select one of the following:

  • 1917

  • 1918

  • 1919

Explanation

Question 10 of 10

1

When Germany was declared a Republic, the SPD was able to win enough of the popular vote to form a Government with a healthy majority.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Explanation