History of Denmark

Can you name these people, places, and things from Danish history?
Quiz by Aaron197
Rate:
Last updated: February 23, 2020
First submittedSeptember 19, 2019
Times taken238
Report this quizReport
4:00
Enter answer here
0
 / 20 guessed
The quiz is paused. You have remaining.
Scoring
You scored / = %
This beats or equals % of test takers also scored 100%
The average score is
Your high score is
Your fastest time is
Keep scrolling down for answers and more stats ...
Question
Answer
With what name is the period between 793–1066 known as in Denmark?
Viking Age
What country did Denmark have a union with from 1537–1814?
Norway
Which region gained home-rule from Denmark in 1979?
Greenland
Which Danish king ruled over Norway, Denmark, and England in the 11th century?
Cnut the Great
What Danish explorer worked for the Russians and expanded their empire to Alaska?
Vitus Bering
What country gained independence from Denmark in 1944?
Iceland
What king introduced Christianity to Denmark?
(he shares his name with a wireless technology standard)
Harald Bluetooth
What theme park was opened in 1843 in Copenhagen?
Tivoli Gardens
Which of the Shakespearean play is about a prince set in Denmark?
Hamlet
Which R city was site of a treaty that made Denmark give up one third of its land to Sweden
in order to save the rest after a devastating Danish defeat in 1658?
Roskilde
Who is considered to be the first existentialist philosopher of the history?
Søren Kierkegaard
What group of islands were sold to the United States in 1917?
U.S. Virgin Islands
In which modern-day country was the Danish colony of Gold Coast?
Ghana
Which island chain in the Bay of Bengal was declared as Danish property in 1756?
Nicobar Islands
What 18th century Danish author is best remembered for his fairy tales?
Hans Christian
Andersen
What are the most notable works of the above?
The Little Mermaid
The Ugly Duckling
What military alliance was Denmark a founding member of in 1949?
NATO
What toy company was founded by Ole Kirk Christiansen in the city of Billund in 1932?
Lego
The Danish newspaper of "Jyllands-Posten" published cartoons of what historical
figure - thus creating major protests around the world in 2005?
Muhammad
No comments yet