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Study Guide Answers

1.     Munich, or München, means "Place of the __________________________ ."
     Monks
2.     What was the reason for the first Oktoberfest?
     wedding celebration
3.     The first Oktoberfest took place in a________________. a.) castle b.) meadow c.) church
     b.) meadow
4.     Oktoberfest is also a harvest festival that honors ____________________________ , a key ingredient in beer.
     hops
5.     There is a Society for the Preservation of Oktoberfest. True or false?
     true
6.     People usually begin planning for Oktoberfest several weeks in advance. True or false?
     true
7.     How does Oktoberfest officially begin each year?
     with the "Grand Entry Parade"
8.     Briefly describe what one might see at a Grand Parade.
     description
9.     What is the ceremonial significance of the Schottenhammel tent?
     the first keg is tapped here
10.     Who taps the first keg of beer at Oktoberfest?
     the Lord Mayor of Munich
11.     What are some of the popular foods at Oktoberfest?
     chicken, sausage, fish-on-a-stick, and etc.
12.     All beverages are sold in recyclable bottles. True or false?
     true
13.     Beer tents usually hold between 50 and 100 people. True or false?
     false--nearly 10,000
14.     Who in Munich originally cultivated hops for the brewing of beer?
     monks
15.     How long does Oktoberfest last?
     16 days
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