Brothers Grimm Quiz

Wilhelm (left) and Jacob Grimm (right)

Wilhelm (left) and Jacob Grimm (right) from an 1855 painting by Elisabeth Jerichau-Baumann. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Brothers Grimm Quiz Questions

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1. When was Jacob Grimm born?
a) 4 January 1785
b) 15 May 1782
c) 8 August 1779
d) 10 October 1775

2. When was Wilhelm Grimm born?
a) 16 April 1788
b) 24 February 1786
c) 14 July 1789
d) 15 November 1792

3. Where were Brothers Grimm born?
a) Rostock
b) Paris
c) Vienna
d) Hanau

4. Which university did Brothers Grimm attend?
a) Augsburg
b) Munich
c) Marburg
d) Brussels

5. When did Brothers Grimm publish the first volume of the first edition of Kinder – und Hausmarchen, also known as Grimms’ Fairy Tales?
a) 7 March 1814
b) 2 June 1816
c) 9 September 1815
d) 20 December 1812

6. When did Brothers Grimm publish a translation of Fairy Legends and Traditions of the South of Ireland?
a) 1832
b) 1826
c) 1837
d) 1841

7. In which book did Jacob Grimm formulate Grimm’s Law?
a) Deutsche Grammatik
b) Deutsche Sagen
c) Deutsche Rechtsaltertumer
d) Deutsche Mythologie

8. Who dismissed Brothers Grimm and five other professors from the University of Gottingen?
a) Elizabeth Albertine
b) Magdalena Augusta
c) Ernest Augustus
d) Adolf Frederick II

9. How many volumes of German Dictionary did Brothers Grimm complete?
a) Six
b) Four
c) Five
d) Three

10. Where did Brothers Grimm die?
a) Kassel
b) Potsdam
c) Cologne
d) Berlin

Brothers Grimm Quiz Questions with Answers

1. When was Jacob Grimm born?
a) 4 January 1785

2. When was Wilhelm Grimm born?
b) 24 February 1786

3. Where were Brothers Grimm born?
d) Hanau

4. Which university did Brothers Grimm attend?
c) Marburg

5. When did Brothers Grimm publish the first volume of the first edition of Kinder – und Hausmarchen, also known as Grimms’ Fairy Tales?
d) 20 December 1812

6. When did Brothers Grimm publish a translation of Fairy Legends and Traditions of the South of Ireland?
b) 1826

7. In which book did Jacob Grimm formulate Grimm’s Law?
a) Deutsche Grammatik

8. Who dismissed Brothers Grimm and five other professors from the University of Gottingen?
c) Ernest Augustus

9. How many volumes of German Dictionary did Brothers Grimm complete?
b) Four

10. Where did Brothers Grimm die?
d) Berlin

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Updated: March 26, 2017 — 3:34 am

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