Can You Answer 12 Questions About The Berlin Wall?

The Berlin Wall was once a barrier that divided Berlin as well as progress. Do you think you're the foremost expert on the Berlin wall? Take these 12 questions and find out!
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What year was the Berlin Wall constructed?
1970
1962
1961
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What year was the wall taken down?
1980
1989
1991
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How many miles did the wall stretch between East Berlin and West Berlin?
30 miles
25 miles
28 miles
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How tall was the wall at it's peak height?
13 feet
11 feet
20 feet
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What were the demolished areas behind the wall known as?
The great unknown
No man's land
Death strip
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What was buried beneath the wall to prevent escape?
Barbed wire
Landmines and barbed wire
Dynamite
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Out of the 100,000 people who attempted to escape the wall, how many actually succeeded?
10,000
1,000
12,000
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What was the most famous border crossing known as?
Checkpoint Chaz
The Checkpoint
Checkpoint Charlie
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How many people died attempting to cross the wall?
150
136
147
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Which side of the wall was covered in graffiti?
The west side
The east side
Neither side
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True or false: The Berlin Wall was considered a propaganda disaster for The Soviet Union and East Germany.
True
False
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Which famous celebrity performed at the Berlin Wall in 1989?
Heidi Klum
David Hassellhoff
Diane Kruger
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You are Berlin bright! When it comes to the Berlin Wall and its history, you are on point. While you might not be the foremost expert on the Berlin Wall you still showed a strong aptitude for this piece of history. Well done!

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You are Berlin brainy! When it comes to the Berlin Wall, you are as bright as they come. You know your stuff when it comes to this historical landmark. Color us impressed!

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You are Berlin bombastic! The history of the Berlin Wall is as complicated and storied as the wall itself. Despite this, you scored perfect marks on this tricky Berlin Wall quiz. We think you're pretty bright!

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1
What year was the Berlin Wall constructed?
1970
1962
1961
2
What year was the wall taken down?
1980
1989
1991
3
How many miles did the wall stretch between East Berlin and West Berlin?
30 miles
25 miles
28 miles
4
How tall was the wall at it's peak height?
13 feet
11 feet
20 feet
5
What were the demolished areas behind the wall known as?
The great unknown
No man's land
Death strip
6
What was buried beneath the wall to prevent escape?
Barbed wire
Landmines and barbed wire
Dynamite
7
Out of the 100,000 people who attempted to escape the wall, how many actually succeeded?
10,000
1,000
12,000
8
What was the most famous border crossing known as?
Checkpoint Chaz
The Checkpoint
Checkpoint Charlie
9
How many people died attempting to cross the wall?
150
136
147
10
Which side of the wall was covered in graffiti?
The west side
The east side
Neither side
11
True or false: The Berlin Wall was considered a propaganda disaster for The Soviet Union and East Germany.
True
False
12
Which famous celebrity performed at the Berlin Wall in 1989?
Heidi Klum
David Hassellhoff
Diane Kruger