Berlin (General Trivia) by Stevo600

Champion(s):

PollockJ


Runner(s)-Up:

hypotactic
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Quiz Description

In light of a recent trip to Berlin I give you a selection of questions on the big city itself. All answers should be given in English

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Questions:

Which Berlin ‘gallery’ would you visit to see the work “Mein Gott, hilf mir diese tödliche Liebe zu überleben”, which depicts Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev and East German leader Erich Honecker locked in a deep kiss?

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East Side Gallery

Used for many spy exchanges during the Cold War, The titular Bridge in Spielberg’s 2015 historical film “Bridge of Spies” connects Berlin to which other German city?

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Potsdam

The 2nd International Radiotelegraphic Convention in Berlin in 1906 established what international distress call?

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SOS (...- - -...)

Tracing it’s routes back to the 17th century in its native country, the modern form of what fast food favourite was invented in Berlin in the early 70s and has become one of the most popular late night dishes across Europe?

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Doner Kebab

Which animal appears on both the flag and coat of arms of the city of Berlin?

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Bear

The Globalization and World Cities Research Network ranks cities based on their respective Globalisation (both Social and Economic integration and influence of the World). The broad ranks are alpha, beta and Gamma, where does Berlin fall?

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Beta (probably due to decentralisation of banking and industry)

To quell the German uprising and in the vain hope of prolonging the German monarchy, Chancellor Max Von Baden announced the abdication of which emperor (without their consent) on 9th November 1918?

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Wilhelm II

Playing at the Olympiastadion, built for the famous 1936 Olympic Games, who are the only top division football team playing in Germany’s capital city?

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Hertha BSC

After East Berlin, what was the 2nd biggest city by population in the German Democratic Republic (based on 1988 population statistics)?

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Leipzig

Although generally considered now to be correct grammar, for a while many in the West believed that John F Kennedy’s famous proclamation “Ich bin ein Berliner” was him accidentally calling himself what, instead of a kindred spirit of the city?

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Jam Doughnut

The largest urban park in Berlin is Templehofer Park. Prior to 2009 what was the area of this park used for?

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Airport

Probably sacrilege to German beer lovers, which Scottish brewery and drinks company has one of its bars located in the Mitte district of the city?

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Brewdog