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Quiz about 9 for 10  Denmark
Quiz about 9 for 10  Denmark

9 for 10 - Denmark Trivia Quiz


The first letter of the correct answers to the first nine questions about Denmark spell out the answer to the last question.

A multiple-choice quiz by minch. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Author
minch
Time
4 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
215,504
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
8 / 10
Plays
2073
Awards
Top 35% Quiz
Last 3 plays: DeepHistory (10/10), Guest 64 (6/10), Nicobutch (10/10).
Question 1 of 10
1. Who is the fictional 'Prince of Denmark'?

Answer: (One word)
Question 2 of 10
2. This port on Jutland's west coast is an important industrial centre. Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. Of what Christian denomination are the majority of Danes? Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. What body of water lies to the north of the Jutland peninsula? Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. Who was the Queen Consort of Denmark from 1935 until 1998? Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. What body of water lies to the west of Denmark? Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. What Danish territory is the world's largest island?

Answer: (One Word, English spelling)
Question 8 of 10
8. What is the name of the bridge that joins the Danish island of Sjaelland (Zealand) to Sweden? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. The Danish flag is a white cross on a background of this color.

Answer: (One Word)
Question 10 of 10
10. If you are English speaking, you probably know this city as Elsinore. What is the Danish name? If you have answered all the questions correctly the first letter of each answer will spell the name.

Answer: (One word - Use no diacritic mark or slashed letter)

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Who is the fictional 'Prince of Denmark'?

Answer: Hamlet

Most of Shakespeare's "Hamlet" is set in the castle of Elsinore. The castle has been restored.
2. This port on Jutland's west coast is an important industrial centre.

Answer: Esbjerg

Esbjerg, the fifth largest city in Denmark, is an major port on the North Sea. It is important both for access to the North Sea oil wells and for its fishing and other industries.
3. Of what Christian denomination are the majority of Danes?

Answer: Lutheran

97% of the population are, at least nominally, Lutheran.
4. What body of water lies to the north of the Jutland peninsula?

Answer: Skagerrak

The Skagerrak, which lies between Denmark and Sweden, is a strait which joins the North Sea and the Kattegat.
5. Who was the Queen Consort of Denmark from 1935 until 1998?

Answer: Ingrid

Queen Ingrid was the wife of King Frederick IX of Denmark. She was a Swedish princess before her marriage. Her daughter, Queen Margrethe, became Queen Margrethe II on the death of King Frederick in 1972.
6. What body of water lies to the west of Denmark?

Answer: North Sea

The North Sea lies between Denmark and the UK.
7. What Danish territory is the world's largest island?

Answer: Greenland

Greenland, which lies off the northeast coast of Canada, was discovered by Eric the Red in the 10th century. It is now self-governing in its internal affairs.
8. What is the name of the bridge that joins the Danish island of Sjaelland (Zealand) to Sweden?

Answer: Oresund

The Oresund Bridge, linking Denmark and Sweden was opened in 1999. It is 16 kilometers long and is a combined tunnel and bridge. There are four road lines, and two rail tracks.
9. The Danish flag is a white cross on a background of this color.

Answer: red

All the Scandinavian countries have similar flags. The Cross is the same, but the colors are different. Sweden is a yellow cross on blue and Norway has white and red crosses on a blue background.
10. If you are English speaking, you probably know this city as Elsinore. What is the Danish name? If you have answered all the questions correctly the first letter of each answer will spell the name.

Answer: Helsingor

Helsingor, (Elsinor) is on the east coast of the island of Zealand, a short distance north of Copenhagen. The castle is the setting for most of Shakespeare's "Hamlet".
Source: Author minch

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