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Quiz about 9 for 10  Norway
Quiz about 9 for 10  Norway

9 for 10 - Norway Trivia Quiz


Answer the first nine questions correctly and the first letters of the answer will spell the answer to the last question.

A multiple-choice quiz by minch. Estimated time: 5 mins.
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Author
minch
Time
5 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
175,981
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
7 / 10
Plays
4929
Awards
Top 10% Quiz
Last 3 plays: rossian (10/10), HemlockJones (9/10), jonnowales (8/10).
Question 1 of 10
1. Norway shares a land border with Russia.


Question 2 of 10
2. What colour is the background of the Norwegian flag? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. In what Norwegian city were the Winter Olympics held in 1952?

Answer: (One Word)
Question 4 of 10
4. By what name do Norwegians know their country?

Answer: (One Word)
Question 5 of 10
5. The Skagerrak lies between Norway and this country to the south.

Answer: (One word)
Question 6 of 10
6. What is the name of the king who came to the throne in 1991? Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. Norwegian painter Munch and Norwegian composer Grieg both had the same first name. What was it? Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. What Norwegian wrote the play "A Doll's House"?

Answer: (One word - Last name only)
Question 9 of 10
9. What is the name of the treacherous current that flows between two of the Lofoten Islands?

Answer: (One word -English spelling - a word meaning a whirlpool)
Question 10 of 10
10. The first letters of the answers spell the name of a port on Norway's west coast.

Answer: (One Word)

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Norway shares a land border with Russia.

Answer: True

Northern Norway lies within the Arctic circle. This part of Norway is to the north of Sweden and Finland and has a land border with Russia
2. What colour is the background of the Norwegian flag?

Answer: red

The Norwegian flag is an asymmetrical blue cross bordered by white on a red background. The Scandinavian countries, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland and Finland all have the same pattern flag, only the colours are different.
3. In what Norwegian city were the Winter Olympics held in 1952?

Answer: Oslo

Norwegian speed skater Hjalmar Andersen won three gold medals including breaking the records in the 5,000m and the 10,000m. The Summer Olympics that year were held in Helsinki, Finland.
4. By what name do Norwegians know their country?

Answer: Norge

The name Norge was given to the dirigible in which the Norwegian explorer Amundsen flew over the North Pole in 1926.
5. The Skagerrak lies between Norway and this country to the south.

Answer: Denmark

The Skagerrak is the strait between southern Norway and the Jutland peninsula of Denmark. It with the Kattegat and Oresund links the North Sea with the Baltic.
6. What is the name of the king who came to the throne in 1991?

Answer: Harald V

King Harald V came to the throne in 1991 after the death of his father King Olav V.
7. Norwegian painter Munch and Norwegian composer Grieg both had the same first name. What was it?

Answer: Edvard

Edvard Grieg (1843 to 1907) is a composer known for his works based on Norwegian folk music. He is best known for the music he composed for Ibsen's "Peer Gynt". Artist Edvard Munch (1863-1944)is best known for "The Scream".
8. What Norwegian wrote the play "A Doll's House"?

Answer: Ibsen

Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906) is a world renown playwright. "A Doll's House" "Ghosts" and "Hedda Gabler" are some of his best known works.
9. What is the name of the treacherous current that flows between two of the Lofoten Islands?

Answer: Maelstrom

The treacherous current and whirlpools in the area of the Lofoten Islands off the north coast of Norway have inspired works by Jules Verne and Edgar Alan Poe.
10. The first letters of the answers spell the name of a port on Norway's west coast.

Answer: Trondheim

Trondheim, on the central coast was the capital of Norway from 997 to 1380. One of the world longest cable-stayed bridges is located near Trondheim.
Source: Author minch

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