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Potsdamer Platz: Quiz


Question 1: Since the American, British and Soviet Occupation Zones converged there, people theoretically only had to walk a few paces across sector boundaries to avoid the respective ________ officials.
LawCommon lawShariaPolice

Question 2: This road, both north and south of the platz, was named Königgrätzer Straße after the Prussian victory over Austria at the Battle of Königgrätz on 3 July 1866, in the ________.
Austro-Prussian WarGerman EmpireNorth German ConfederationGerman Confederation

Question 3: On 16 August 1914, less than three weeks after the start of ________, the Café Piccadilly was given a new name - the more patriotic-sounding Café Vaterland.
Armenian GenocideWorld War ICaucasus CampaignWestern Front (World War I)

Question 4: Unfortunately the worldwide ________ of the time, triggered by the Wall Street Crash of 1929, meant that most of the plans remained on the drawing board.
Great DepressionFederal Reserve SystemRepublican Party (United States)United States

Question 5: Bellevuestraße, earlier name Charlottenburger Allee, leading north west through the Tiergarten to Schloss Bellevue, today the official residence of the ________.
President of AustriaPresident of FinlandPresident of GermanyPresident of France

Question 6: This development brought about the demise (after several stays of execution), of the legendary Tresor ________ and centre for techno music.

Question 7: The annual ________, which takes place in the last weekend of September, was first held in 1974 but due to the division of the city was confined to West Berlin up till and including 1989.
Paul TergatTegla LoroupeHaile GebrselassieBerlin Marathon

Question 8: Columbushaus was completed and opened in January 1933, the same month that the Nazi dictator ________ (1889–1945) came to power.
Nazi PartySchutzstaffelAdolf HitlerNazi Germany

Question 9: Designed by architect Franz Heinrich Schwechten (1841–1924), who was also responsible for the Anhalter Bahnhof and the ________, it was erected in 1911-12 as the Haus Potsdam.
BreitscheidplatzBerlinCoventry CathedralKaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church

Question 10: The 19 buildings include offices of the major professional services company ________, Berliner Volksbank (Germany's largest cooperative bank), and the remarkable Potsdamer Platz No.
AzerbaijanPricewaterhouseCoopersBosnia and HerzegovinaCyprus

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