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The Dictator Files: Adolf Hitler

Can you name these facts about the infamous dictator Adolf Hitler?
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First submittedMay 22, 2017
Last updatedAugust 12, 2017
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What country did Germany invade in September 1939 - starting WWII?
Poland
What political party did Hitler lead?
Nazi
What city hosted annual political rallies of that party (and later war war tribunals)?
Nuremberg
What ancient Indian symbol was adopted as the logo of that party?
Swastika
What country was Hitler born in?
Austria
What war did he fight in as a soldier?
World War One
What fellow dictator did he sign the "Pact of Steel" with in 1939?
Benito Mussolini
What country did he sign a non-aggression pact with in 1939?
Soviet Union
What career did Hitler pursue as a young man?
Artist
What title, meaning "leader", did he use?
Führer
What "Ride of the Valkyries" composer was one of Hitler's favorites?
Richard Wagner
Who did Hitler marry shortly before committing suicide?
Eva Braun
How many years did Hitler think that the Third Reich would last? (In reality, it lasted twelve)
1,000
What Luftwaffe commander served as his second-in-command from 1941-1945?
Hermann Göring
What autobiography did Hitler write while in prison?
Mein Kampf
What is the name of Hitler's killing of 6 million Jews?
The Holocaust
What city was the site of the "Beer Hall Putsch", Hitler's failed 1923 coup?
Munich
Who parodied Hitler in the 1940 movie "The Great Dictator"?
Charlie Chaplin
What didn't Hitler eat?
Meat
Who said "If Hitler invaded Hell, I would make at least a favourable reference to
the devil in the House of Commons"
Winston Churchill
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level 69
May 23, 2017
Easy for anybody who has spent any time looking at WW2/the Nazis. A few more difficult questions would have been good.
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level 73
May 23, 2017
That's for part #2
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level 77
May 23, 2017
Very good choice of question, imo, though I don't really like the inclusion of Wagner. As for the Holocaust question, you really should accept Shoah and Final Solution.
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level ∞
May 23, 2017
Shoah will work now
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level 56
Aug 11, 2017
I was wondering about Final Solution as well.
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level 67
Aug 11, 2017
and endlosung
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level 56
Aug 14, 2017
That's not a term used in English - this quiz is in English and you answer questions in the language in which they are asked.
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level 42
Aug 17, 2017
It is a term used by Hitler, and the quiz is about him.
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level 70
Dec 9, 2018
It's a term that strongly reflects Hitler's view. I mean, do we really want to call it "Final Solution"?
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level 67
May 23, 2017
Wagner is a bit random, but i had no idea Hitler was a Veggie. Not sure how I missed out on knowing that.
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level 61
May 24, 2017
Why is Wagner random? It is a well known fact that Hitler was a big Wagner fan.
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level 77
May 25, 2017
He also liked Johan Strauss's music, a jewish composer...
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level 74
Aug 11, 2017
Strauss's grandfather was Jewish but converted to Catholicism, and Strauss himself was married in a church.
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level 63
Aug 11, 2017
Hitler wasn't really a veggie. His favourite food was austrian Leberknödl (that is a sort of liver dumpling).
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level 52
Feb 12, 2018
+1 Goebbel's propaganda at work...
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level 20
Jul 11, 2018
It was part of his public image campaign, which claimed he abstained from sex, meat, and alcohol. Basically living like a monk totally dedicated to his work for the German people. None of it was true, of course.
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level 34
Jun 7, 2017
18/20, missed chaplin and wagner.
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level 66
Feb 21, 2018
I can strongly recommend watching The Great Dictator.
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level 58
Aug 8, 2017
It would be nice if Swastik could be accepted, that's the acceptable Indian pronunciation.
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level 62
Aug 11, 2017
The Holocaust targeted other groups besides the Jews.
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level 79
Aug 11, 2017
Yes, but they were the biggest group.
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level 38
Aug 11, 2017
Of course, but 6 million Jews were slaughtered and that was the question... Not how many total victims.
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level 70
Dec 9, 2018
The Holocaust refers specifically to the murdered Jews. At least that's what I get from Wikipedia and dictionary entries.
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level 56
Aug 11, 2017
Q: "What didn't Hitler eat?" A: Probably a huge amount of things! :-)
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level 69
Aug 11, 2017
Good point
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level 55
Aug 11, 2017
Q What didn't Hitler eat? A Poland
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level 20
Jul 11, 2018
Especially since it's not even true, a better question would be: What did Hitler claim to abstain from? (Sex, meat, alcohol)
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level 56
Aug 11, 2017
Technically the Indian symbol is the Swastik, not Swastika. Also, the Swastik is an Aryan symbol that you can find in ancient rome, India, Iran, Nordic states etc.
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level 69
Aug 11, 2017
War war tribunals?
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level 59
Aug 11, 2017
Strictly worse than jaw jaw.
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level 59
Aug 11, 2017
War tribunals held on the war itself rather than the belligerents.
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level 56
Aug 11, 2017
Please accept NSDAP for the party that Hitler lead as its correct. Bizarrely it took me ages to get Nazi instead. I even typed out National Social Democratic Workers Party before getting it haha
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level 56
Aug 11, 2017
German not democratic
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level 56
Mar 25, 2019
It's actually 'National Socialist German Workers' Party', or 'Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei'
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level 56
Jun 26, 2019
Yes. Please change the answer to 'NSDAP', the official abbreviation, rather than 'Nazi'.
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level 71
Aug 11, 2017
The 6 gorillion!
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level 57
Aug 11, 2017
Too Hitler-centric.
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level 58
Aug 12, 2017
Any need to 'glamourise' this idea even further by naming it "The Dictator Files" like some awful network tv show?
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level 36
Aug 13, 2017
"Nazi" is not the name of the party. It is short for Nationalsozialismus which is an ideology. The party's name is "Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei" (NSDAP)
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level 76
Aug 13, 2017
I tried beef, pork, lamb, goose, duck, chicken, turkey, seafood, fish, shellfish, liver, and venison. Never thought to try meat.
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level 68
Aug 24, 2017
Little reminder: nazism should not be mistaken as similar to communism, capitalism, feudalism, colonialism, islam, christianity or whatever ideology or religion in the name of which people have been killed. When we use the word "dictator" for nazis and non-nazis we might do just that... Only nazism has hatred and annihilation of entire social groups in the epicentre of its ideology. That should be pointed out, I think...
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level 66
Dec 29, 2017
Nazism is no different than the other ideologies you have listed. Nazism has the economic aspect, similar to capitalism, communism, etc., as well as the social/ethnic aspect. Islam and Christianity both advocate killing certain groups of people -- infidels, gays, wives who sleep around, people who worship other gods, I could go on and on. The idea of a homogenous ethnostate being the foundation of a stronger community than a multi-cultural one goes back to the ancient greeks, as many philosophers penned essays to that tune. Hitler's ideas weren't extraordinary.
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level 62
Jul 19, 2018
I thought Hitler did not actually write Mein Kampf but dictated it to Rudolf Hess. Also do we really have concrete evidence to suggest Hitler was a vegetarian?
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level 38
Sep 5, 2019
^ Actually we have proof of the opposite. There is testimony in the Nuremberg files that his favorite meal was some sort of liver pate or paste.
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level 56
Mar 25, 2019
In the third hint, please remove the redundant 'war'.
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level 56
Jun 26, 2019
Please remove the redundant 'war'.
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level 61
Sep 9, 2019
The party wasnt and has never been called Nazi, his party was called NSDAP. Nazi was a nickname made up by their oppononents ( look it up, it allready had the meaning of idiot, and worked out nicely as an abbreviation similar to sozi). Making that the answer would be saying treehuggers or something as the official name of a party. The derogatory nickname has become common use in the english language, so there might be something to say for including it as a type (I dont agree though) but definitely NOT the shown answer, as that was simply Not the name of his party.
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level 61
Sep 9, 2019
I am sure on an american politic/history quiz you wouldnt have "republitards" as the official name of a party. Because, that is not the official name. (What people choose to call them is completely irrelevant in this case, unless you make it a totally different question, like how is hitler group usually referred to)