Norway Multiple Choice

Can you answer these multiple choice questions about Norway?
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Last updated: February 13, 2019
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1. What is the capital of Norway?
Bergen
Oslo
Trondheim
Tromsø
2. How many countries border Norway?
1
2
3
4
Excluding the Antarctic Queen Maud Land, Norway borders Sweden, Finland and Russia.
3. Who is the current monarch of Norway?
Magnus V
Haakon V
Olav V
Harald V
4. Which of these terms has nothing to do with the sea?
Rorbu
Lutefisk
Fjord
Lemming
a lemming is a small rodent
5. True or false: "Norge" is Norwegian and means "Norway"
True
False
6. Which organization isn't Norway part of?
European Union
NATO
European Economic Area
OSCE
the Norwegians opposed a EU membership in 1994
7. Which one of these Nordic artist is Norwegian?
Jean Sibelius
Hans Christian Andersen
Edvard Munch
Björn Ulvaeus
8. Which of these extreme points was first reached by a Norwegian?
the South Pole
Mount Everest
the Mariana Trench
Cape of Good Hope
reached by Roald Amundsen in 1911
9. True or false: North Cape is Norway's northernmost point
True
False
Svalbard is located way more north
10. Which U.S. state has the most Norwegian Americans?
Alaska
California
Minnesota
Wisconsin
approx. 900,000 of them live in Minnesota
11. What country did modern-day Norway belong to in 1500?
Denmark
Swedish Empire
Kalmar Union
to Norway itself
12. What are Bokmål and Nynorsk?
cities
Norway's former overseas territories
specialities of the Nordic cuisine
forms of the Norwegian language
13. What/who are Trøndelag, Telemark and Akershus?
counties (fylker)
former Prime Ministers
the three longest rivers
the biggest companies of Norway
14. What's the northernmost town in Norway?
Hammerfest
Alta
Longyearbyen
Honningsvåg
15. True or false: No U.S. president has visited Norway
True
False
Bill Clinton did in 1999 and Barack Obama in 2009
16. True or false: The most successful biathlete of all time hails from Norway
True
False
His name is Ole Einar Bjørndalen and he has won 13 Winter Olympic medals
17. What did Norway consider concerning Finland's 100th anniversary?
baking a cake for every Finnish citizen
change their border
change their constitution
create a direct train connection between Oslo and Helsinki
the plan was to give Mount Halti, Finland's highest peak, completely to the Finns but plans were cancelled due to administrative challenges
18. What's the largest fjord in Norway?
Sognefjord
Geirangerfjord
Porsangerfjord
Oslofjord
19. What inglorious activity is Norway sadly famous for?
stealing trees from Sweden
hunting of whales
suppressing the Sami people
banning Muslim immigration
20. Where would one find the Norwegian island of Bouvet?
inside the city of Oslo
off the coast of Canada
in the Southern Atlantic
east of Australia
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Level 74
Feb 13, 2019
Nice quiz!