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Question 1: The direct literal translation, "________", is used only when describing Germany under Hohenzollern rule (until 1918).
German EmpireHoly Roman EmpireGerman colonial empireAustria–Hungary

Question 2: ________ had the word "rīc" which was cognate with Reich, but this term has long since fallen out of use, except perhaps in the compound "bishopric".
Middle EnglishOld EnglishMiddle High GermanGreat Vowel Shift

Question 3: On 8 May 1945, with the capitulation of the German armed forces, the supreme command of the ________ was handed over to the Allies.
WehrmachtEastern Front (World War II)Albert KesselringAdolf Hitler

Question 4: The name "Deutsches Reich" was also often applied in contemporary maps to the supranational ________ (911–1806).
Holy Roman EmpireByzantine EmpireFranciaGerman Empire

Question 5: [1] Following the German Kaiser's (Emperor's) abdication of the German Empire after ________, the word "Empire" was dropped and the official name used in English was the "German Reich".
World War IWestern Front (World War I)Caucasus CampaignArmenian Genocide

Question 6: Deutsches Reich was the official name for Germany from 1871 to 1945 in the ________.
Dutch languageRomanian languageGerman languageSpanish language

Question 7: the totalitarian dictatorship commonly known as the Third Reich or ________ (1933–45)
NazismNazi GermanyAdolf HitlerAxis powers

Question 8: the democratic republic, known retrospectively as the ________ (1919–33)
Weimar RepublicGerman EmpireAdolf HitlerPrussia

Question 9: the monarchy under Hohenzollern rule, known in English as the ________ (1871–1918)
Austria–HungaryHoly Roman EmpireGerman colonial empireGerman Empire

Question 10: The ________ during the time of the (second) German Reich is conventionally broken into three distinct periods:
Holy Roman EmpireTimeline of German historyProtestant ReformationHistory of Germany

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