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Richard von Weizsäcker: Quiz


Question 1: He was a member of the Synod and the Council of the ________ from 1967-1984.
Pomeranian Evangelical ChurchEvangelical Church in GermanyEvangelical Lutheran Church in BavariaPrussian Union (Evangelical Christian Church)

Question 2: Weizsäcker was born in the New Castle in ________, the son of diplomat and politician Ernst von Weizsäcker and Marianne, née von Graevenitz, a member of the noted Weizsäcker family.
Freiburg im BreisgauHeilbronnUlmStuttgart

Question 3: After the outbreak of World War II, he served in the ________, ultimately as a Captain in the Reserves.
GermanyBundeswehrGerman ArmyGerman Army Forces Command

Question 4: He was chairman of the Independent Working Group on the future of the United Nations and was one of three "Wise Men" appointed by ________ President Romano Prodi to consider the future of the European Union.
European External Action ServiceBarroso CommissionEuropean CommissionProdi Commission

Question 5: He was the chair of a commission installed by the then Social Democratic-Green government for reforming the ________.
BundeswehrBritish Armed ForcesPolish Armed ForcesPortuguese Armed Forces

Question 6: The family lived in ________ 1920-1924, in Copenhagen 1924-1926, in Oslo 1931-1933, and in Berne 1933-1936, where Richard von Weizsäcker attended the Swiss Gymnasium Kirchenfeld.
St. GallenZürichBaselGeneva

Question 7: When he was 17 years old, he moved to Britain, where he studied philosophy and history at ________.
Oriel College, OxfordSt Edmund Hall, OxfordBalliol College, OxfordSt Hugh's College, Oxford

Question 8: He subsequently also studied at the University of Grenoble in ________.
ItalyUnited KingdomFranceCanada

Question 9: Weizsäcker joined the CDU in 1954, becoming a member of the ________ (German Parliament) in 1969, serving until 1981.
BundestagNational Assembly for WalesFolketingRiigikogu

Question 10: His second term oversaw the end of the ________ and the German Reunification.
Central Intelligence AgencyJoseph StalinVietnam WarCold War

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