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The Third Reich Quiz

Just how much do you know about Hitler's Third Reich? Try this wide-ranging quiz. 15 Questions.

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The motto of the Third Reich was?

  • Ein Volk, ein Deutschen, ein Führer
  • Ein Volk, ein Reich, ein Führer
  • Ein Führer, der Bar, ein Danke
  • Ein Deutschland, das Geld, ein Führer


The complete military segment of the Third Reich was called what?

  • The Wehrmacht
  • The Luftwaffe
  • The Bundeswehr
  • The Oberkommando


What was the name of the president who Hitler assumed power from in August 1934?

  • Walther Rathenau
  • Friedrich Ebert
  • Hermann Müller
  • Paul von Hindenburg


Adolf Hitler, who would become the leader of Germany, was born on April 20, 1189 in which Austrian town?

  • Braunau
  • Vienna
  • Innsbruck
  • Eisenstadt


Which British politician did Adolf Hitler meet during the mid-1930s?

  • David Lloyd George
  • Sir Anthony Eden
  • Ramsay MacDonald
  • Neville Chamberlain


The Gestapo, or the Secret State Police, was led by whom?

  • Reinhard Heydrich
  • Rudolph Hoess
  • Heinrich Himmler
  • Adolph Eichmann


The Treaty of Versailles, signed on 28 June, 1919 after the end of World War I, limited any future German army to how many troops?

  • 50,000
  • 200,000
  • 150,000
  • 100,000


In March 12/13, 1938 Germany announced an ‘Anschluss’ with Austria. What is ‘Anschluss’?

  • Union
  • Separation
  • Co-operation
  • At war with


In a famous speech to the Reichstag on January 30, 1939 what did Hitler declare?

  • Quit the League of Nations
  • Britain would become a future part of Germany
  • Threatened the Jews with extinction
  • War on Poland


On June 10, 1940 which Scandanavian country surrendered to Germany?

  • Denmark
  • Norway
  • Finland
  • Sweden


In 1939 Himmler sent an expedition to which country to learn more about the origins of the Aryan race?

  • India
  • Nepal
  • China
  • Tibet


July 1942 saw the evacuation of the Jews from the Warsaw ghettos. Which extermination camp were they sent to?

  • Treblinka
  • Auschwitz
  • Sobibor
  • Belzec


Dr. Joseph Mengele, the ‘Angel of Death’, and infamous for his medical experiments on Jews, died in Brazil on February 7, 1979. But what did he die of?

  • Food poisoning
  • Assassination
  • A stroke whilst swimming
  • Old age


Which prominent Nazi, convicted at the Nuremburg trial and sentenced to death by hanging, committed suicide by ingesting cyanide?

  • Heinrich Himmler
  • Albert Speer
  • Reinhard Heydrich
  • Herman Goring


The Nazi ‘swastika’ flag was introduced when Hitler came to prominence in the 1930s. It is a ‘right-facing’ design taken from which Asian religion or religious philosophy?

  • Jainism
  • Hinduism
  • Taoism
  • Shinto