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Schaumburg: Quiz


Question 1: Shortly after, the ________ appointed the counts of Schaumburg to become counts of Holstein as well.
Holy Roman EmpireLouis IV, Holy Roman EmperorHoly Roman EmperorCharles V, Holy Roman Emperor

Question 2: It is bounded by (clockwise from the north) the districts of Nienburg, Hanover and Hamelin-Pyrmont, and the state of ________ (districts of Lippe and Minden-Lübbecke).
North Rhine-WestphaliaDortmundDüsseldorfCologne

Question 3: The tiny Free State of Schaumburg-Lippe existed until 1946, when it became an administrative area within ________.
SalzgitterLower SaxonyBraunschweigOsnabrück

Question 4: Hessian Schaumburg was annexed to ________ along with the rest of Hesse-Kassel in 1866.
PrussiaEast PrussiaGerman EmpireHamburg

Question 5: During the Thirty Years' War the House of Schaumburg had no male heir, and the county was divided into Schaumburg (which became part of ________ or Hessen-Cassel) and the County of Schaumburg-Lippe (1640).
Waldeck (state)Upper Rhenish CircleWorms, GermanyHesse-Kassel

Question 6: The ________ leaf in the middle of the arms has become the heraldic symbol of Holstein, symbolising the historical connection between Holstein and Schaumburg.
NettleUnited StatesStinging nettlePakistan

Question 7: As a member of the ________, Schaumburg-Lippe raised itself to a principality.
Confederation of the RhineGrand Duchy of FrankfurtBerg (state)Grand Duchy of Berg

Question 8: The ________ is almost identical to the old arms of Schaumburg, which had been used since the 12th century.
Coat of armsRoyal coat of arms of ScotlandUnofficial emblem of TurkeyRoyal coat of arms of the United Kingdom

Question 9: In 1815, Schaumburg-Lippe joined the German Confederation, and in 1871 the ________.
German colonial empireGerman EmpireHoly Roman EmpireAustria–Hungary

Question 10: After World War II, Schaumburg and Schaumburg-Lippe became districts within the state of ________, until they were merged again in 1977.
BraunschweigLower SaxonyOsnabrückSalzgitter


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