Statistics for History of Denmark

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    (107 since last reset)
  • The average score is 13 of 20

Answer Stats

QuestionAnswer% Correct
Which of the Shakespearean plays is about a Danish prince?Hamlet
96%
What country did Denmark have a union with from 1537–1814?Norway
94%
What toy company was founded by Ole Kirk Christiansen in Billund in 1932?Lego
92%
What country gained independence from Denmark in 1944?Iceland
90%
What Norse god had one eye and a long beard?Odin
88%
What king introduced Christianity to Denmark?
(hint: technology used in wireless headsets)
Harald {Bluetooth}
85%
What person was the first to discover Greenland?Erik the Red
83%
What U.S. state was Vitus Bering the first European to visit?Alaska
77%
What group of Vikings settled France and went on to conquer England in 1066?Normans
77%
In which modern-day African country was the Danish colony of Gold Coast founded?Ghana
67%
What H.C. Andersen fairy tale was adapted into an animated movie by Disney in 1989?The Little Mermaid
66%
What historical figure did the newspaper Jyllands-Posten publish cartoons of in 2005?Muhammad
66%
What theme park was opened in 1843 in Copenhagen?Tivoli Gardens
60%
What novel was published by Karen Blixen in 1937?Out of {Africa}
55%
What Danish quantum theorist won the 1922 Nobel Prize in Physics?Niels Bohr
53%
Who was crowned Queen of Denmark in 1972?Margrethe II
52%
Which of its territories did the U.S. purchase from Denmark in 1917?U.S. Virgin Islands
48%
Who is considered history's first existentialist philosopher?Søren Kierkegaard
45%
What king ruled over Norway, Denmark, and England in the early 11th century?{Cnut} the Great
39%
What filmmaking movement was created by directors Lars von Trier and
Thomas Vinterberg in 1995?
{Dogme} 95
17%

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