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Wilhelm II Quiz

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Wilhelm II was the supreme leader of the German Empire. What is the title for such an individual during this time period?
Hierarch
Commandant
Kaiser
Tsar

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Which numerical Reich was the German Empire that Wilhelm II and his ancestors ruled over?
The First Reich
The Second Reich
The Third Reich
The Fourth Reich

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The German Empire was largely founded by what kaiser who was Wilhelm II's grandfather?
Alexander IX
Peter I
Rupert IV
Wilhelm I

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In addition to his status as Kaiser of Germany, Wilhelm II was also the hereditary King of what German state?
Bavaria
Prussia
Saxony
Hesse

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As a King of Prussia, Wilhelm II was a member of what noble line that ruled the land for over 300 years?
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Shoedenhulleb
Austerlitz
Bourbon
Hohenzollern

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One of Wilhelm II's most controversial early political decisions was dismissing what "Iron Chancellor" who helped found the German Empire?
Otto von Bismarck
Frederick Huerre
Anthony von Estairre
Oskar Carrheart

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Wilhelm II was largely the final Kaiser of Germany because his empire got dragged into what war?
The Napoleonic Wars
The Franco-Prussian War
World War Two
World War One

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In World War One, alliances and sides were tricky to navigate partially because of how intermarried the nobles of Europe were. For example, Wilhelm II was the grandson of what famous Queen of England?
Elizabeth II
Victoria I
Anne I
Sophia III

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Wilhelm II committed troops to World War One because of his nation's alliance with what other power whose Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated as the act that kicked off the entire conflict?
Austria-Hungary
Serbia
France
Italy

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Wilhelm II ascended to the position of Kaiser after his father and grandfather died in 1888. Because of this, the year 1888 was known by what title in German history?
The Emperors' End
The Year of Many Faces
The Year of the Kaiser's Curse
The Year of the Three Emperors

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What is the name of the ill-fated kaiser who was the father of Wilhelm II?
Frederick III
Karren I
Martin I
Kristoph V

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During World War One, Wilhelm II found much of his executive power usurped by what agency that headed up Germany's military affairs?
The Iron Burgh
The Central Command
The General Staff
The Republican Corps

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Wilhelm II's German troops were so effective in World War One that they crushed the forces of what country so badly that it contributed to the intensity of that country's 1917 October Revolution?
France
Russia
Italy
Serbia

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What treaty ended World War One and formally concluded the reign of Wilhelm II by putting an end to the German Empire?
The Treaty of Versailles
The Treaty of Greenville
The Treaty of Paris
The Treaty of Kursk

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As Wilhelm II was removed from power and his empire was demolished, what new and unfortunate democratic power was installed in Germany?
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The Bavarian Confederation
The Vichy Government
The Weimar Republic
The Hague

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