• 1. What is the capital city of Hessen?
A) Kassel
B) Frankfurt
C) Wiesbaden
D) Darmstadt
  • 2. In which year did Hessen become a state of Germany?
A) 1946
B) 1918
C) 2001
D) 1955
  • 3. What is the traditional alcoholic beverage of Hessen?
A) Riesling
B) Beer
C) Schnapps
D) Apfelwein
  • 4. Which city in Hessen is known for its documenta art exhibition?
A) Kassel
B) Darmstadt
C) Marburg
D) Wiesbaden
  • 5. What is the traditional Hessian dish made of cured ham hock, sauerkraut, and potatoes?
A) Eisbein
B) Schnitzel
C) Kartoffelsalat
D) Bratwurst
  • 6. What type of architecture is the Mathildenhöhe in Darmstadt known for?
A) Modernist
B) Gothic
C) Baroque
D) Art Nouveau
  • 7. When was the University of Kassel founded in Hessen?
A) 1607
B) 1818
C) 1971
D) 1955
  • 8. What is the largest airport in Hessen and one of the busiest in Europe?
A) Hahn Airport
B) Kassel Airport
C) Weeze Airport
D) Frankfurt Airport
  • 9. Which famous writer and philosopher spent the last years of his life in Marburg, Hessen?
A) Arthur Schopenhauer
B) Friedrich Nietzsche
C) Immanuel Kant
D) Martin Heidegger
  • 10. What is the most populous city in Hessen?
A) Darmstadt
B) Wiesbaden
C) Kassel
D) Frankfurt
  • 11. Which river runs through Hessen?
A) Elbe
B) Main
C) Danube
D) Rhine
  • 12. What famous fairy tale duo originated from Hessen?
A) Rapunzel and Prince
B) Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
C) Cinderella and Prince Charming
D) Hansel and Gretel
  • 13. Which Hessian city is known for its university and scientific heritage?
A) Giessen
B) Marburg
C) Wetzlar
D) Fulda
  • 14. What type of wine is produced in the Rheingau region of Hessen?
A) Merlot
B) Riesling
C) Pinot Noir
D) Chardonnay
  • 15. Which historical figure was born in Hessen and became the first Chancellor of Germany?
A) Martin Luther
B) Otto von Bismarck
C) Kaiser Wilhelm II
D) Frederick the Great
  • 16. What Hessian city is renowned for its historic old town and castle?
A) Weilburg
B) Limburg
C) Marburg
D) Friedberg
  • 17. Which natural park in Hessen is one of the largest in Germany and is known for its volcanic landscape?
A) Kellerwald-Edersee
B) Habichtswald
C) Vogelsberg
D) Rhön
  • 18. Which famous author spent time in Hessen and wrote 'Faust' while living there?
A) Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
B) Friedrich Schiller
C) Heinrich Heine
D) Thomas Mann
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