3.German is officially spoken in ……………………….. A.Austria B.Switzerland and Liechtenstein C.Germany D.All of the above and Luxembourg, too.
4.English is a …………………….. Language. A.Romance or Latin-based B.Slavonic C.Germanic D.Uralic
5.How many Americans claim to be at least partly from German, Swiss or Austrian descent. A.50 million or 20% B.25 million or 10% C.100 million or 40% D.10 million or 4%
6.Die Hauptstadt von Deutschland ist ….. (The capital of Germany is …….) A.Bonn B.Berlin C.Bern D.Wien (Vienna)
7.You should always greet your Deutschlehrerin by saying ……….. A.Guten Tag, Frau Sedlack! B.Aufwiedersehen, Frau Sedlack! C.Tschüs! D.Tag, Frau! Höflichkeit ist trumpf!
8.Your Deutschlehrerin, Frau Sedlack, grants you a polite request. You should respond by saying…… A.Gesundheit! B.Moin moin! C.Bitte! D.Danke!
9.Germany first became a unified country in….. A.1871 B.1781 C.1989 D.1776
11.Germany has been reunified since……… A.1949 B.1989 C.1871 D.2001
12.You can apply your study of German language and culture…….. A.only in Germany B.In any profession – law, medicine, government, the arts, linguistics, science, engineering
10.Germanys strong national economy ranks ……… in the world. A.1st B.2nd C.3rd D.4th
13.What do bicycles, telephones, aspirin, TV, jet engines, bar scanners, MP3 players and blue jeans have in common? A.They were invented or improved by some of the worlds greatest thinkers. B.They were invented by Germans. C.They are just a few examples of German ingenuity. D.All of the above
14.What do hot dogs, pretzels, Christmas trees, kindergarten, the Easter Bunny and bratwurst have in common? A.They are commonly known by most Americans. B.They were brought over to America by German immigrants. C.A and B
15.Why should you learn German? A.Its a fun and fascinating language. Learning German helps you know English better. B.It is the 2 nd most commonly spoken language in Western Europe, the most common language spoken in Eastern Europe and a leading common language in international business. C.Knowledge of German grants you greater access to culture, travel, business, science, drama and art - D.All of the above
Eine kleine Prüfung 1.What is Germany called in German? 2.What is the capital of Germany? 3.Name 2 other German speaking countries. 4.How many states or Bundesländer are there in Germany? 5.How should you address your German teacher? 6.Why did you choose to learn German? 7.How do you think you will benefit from knowing German language and culture?