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Lost in Norway

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Lost in Norway game quiz
"My plan was to go somewhere sunny and Mediterranean, but it seems I had the map upside down and here I am in Norway. Do you feel like joining me on my journey of discovery?"

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. Norway is one of the three Scandinavian countries to have a constitutional monarch in the early part of the 21st century. Which of these, almost sharing his name with two English monarchs, became king of Norway in 1991?
    Harald V
    Haakon VII
    Olav V
    Oscar II


2. The four cities listed are among the northernmost in the world. Which of them could I visit while in Norway?
    Murmansk
    Reykjavik
    Oulo
    Trondheim


3. Norway is well known for its explorers. Which of these men does *NOT* fit into that category?
    Thor Heyerdahl
    Roald Amundsen
    Morten Harket
    Fridtjof Nansen


4. Norway's flag has a field (background) in red with a Scandinavian cross of which two colours on it?
    Green and yellow
    Yellow and black
    Blue and white
    Black and white


5. Norway is particularly known for its fish dishes, with gravlaks (Norwegian spelling) being one of the most popular. Which fish is used for this?
    Cod
    Herring
    Trout
    Salmon


6. Oslo, Norway's capital, was known by which of these names between 1624 and 1924?
    Haraldstad
    Christiania
    Fredrikstad
    Kristiansand


7. Which currency would be needed for a visit to Norway during 2011?
    Euro
    Krone
    Zloty
    Rouble


8. Vidkun Quisling became President of Norway during the Second World War. His name has been adopted into English with which meaning?
    Patriot
    Traitor
    Guerilla
    Saboteur


9. Norway became a fully independent country only in 1905 when the union with which neighbouring country was dissolved?
    Finland
    Sweden
    Denmark
    Russia


10. Which Norwegian composer wrote the incidental music to accompany Ibsen's play 'Peer Gynt'?
    Jean Sibelius
    Gustav Mahler
    Arnold Schönberg
    Edvard Grieg


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Compiled Jun 28 12