Specialist: Berlin

From the quiz on 24/5/16.

  1. Which Berlin Wall crossing point, which was located at the junction of Friedrichstraße and Zimmerstraße, was the scene of a major armoured stand-off between US and USSR forces at the height of the Berlin Crisis of 1961? Checkpoint Charlie

  2. In 1995, which building in Berlin was completely wrapped in silver fabric by husband-and-wife artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude? Reichstag

  3. The Brandenburg Gate in Berlin was commissioned by Friedrich Wilhelm II in the late 18th century as an entrance to which tree-lined boulevard leading to the Prussian palace? Unter den Linden

  4. Gendarmenmarkt, a square in central Berlin that is home to the Konzerthaus, the French Cathedral and the German Cathedral, has at its centre a monumental statue of which German poet and playwright? Friedrich von Schiller

  5. In 1963, John F Kennedy delivered his famous Ich bin ein Berliner speech on the steps in front of which city hall in West Berlin? (Rathaus) Schöneberg

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