Hello, German learners and Germanophiles! Do you have what it takes to nail all the answers to our little German culture quiz? Here are 10 questions from the world of German food, drinks and the esoteric arts of “Mülltrennung” (recycling).

Ready? Let’s go, or as we say in Germany: “Los geht’s!”

1. How much beer is in a German “Maß” glass?

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photo by Skley via Flickr (CC)




 

 

2. What’s this creature found in many German gardens?

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photo by Astra Nilsson via Flickr (CC)




 

 

3. How do you call this local delicacy?

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photo by WordRidden via Flickr (CC)




 

 

4. When does the Oktoberfest start?

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photo by Nico Kaiser via Flickr (CC)




 

 

5. What’s Apfelschorle?

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photo by Urban Explorer Hamburg via Flickr (CC)




 

 

6. How do you call that half-open state of a typically German window?




 

 

7. Haribo stands for …

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photo by matsuyuki via Flickr (CC)




 

 

8. Coca-Cola invented Fanta for the German market, because in war-time Germany …

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photo by roitberg via Flickr (CC)




 

 

9. What’s the big idea with Germany’s colored trash cans?

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photo by RvMWillich via Flickr (CC)




 

 

10. These are not “french fries” or “chips. We call them …

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photo by manoftaste.de via Flickr (CC)




 

 


  
 

How Well Do You Know German Culture? Test Your Knowledge With This Quiz!

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