The Federal Republic of Germany: An Overview Video


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The highest arbiter of German law is the _____.

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1. Which of the following positions or bodies is capable of removing the Chancellor from office?

2. Which of the following positions is the de facto head of the German state and holds most of the true governing power?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of the characteristics of the Federal Republic of Germany. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include the process by which a chancellor is removed from office and laws that the Bundestat can vote on.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Highest arbiter of German law
  • De facto head of the German government
  • Basic Law of Germany

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the characteristics of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the German Chancellery
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the governing jurisdiction of the Bundesrat

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called The Federal Republic of Germany: An Overview. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the history of Germany as both a unified and divided state
  • Know the significance of the Basic Law of Germany
  • Understand the roles, powers, and offices in Germany's executive branch
  • Differentiate between the Bundestag and the Bundesrat
  • Recognize the basic function of the country's judicial branch