History of Norway

Can you answer these questions about the history of Norway?
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Who was the painter of "The Scream"?
Edvard Munch
Which town hosted the 1994 Winter Olympics?
Lillehammer
What military officer collaborated with the Nazis and led Norway jointly with Germany?
Vidkun Quisling
From what country did Norway gain it independence in 1905?
Sweden
What is the four-letter word for an epic story of the Viking Age?
Saga
What Norwegian-born British novelist wrote "Charlie and The Chocolate Factory"?
Roald Dahl
What was the name of the raft that was used by Thor Heyerdahl to sail
from Peru to Polynesia?
Kon-Tiki
What major island did Erik the Red discover in 982?
Greenland
What colony did Leif Erikson establish in Newfoundland around the year 1000?
Vinland
Who was the first person to reach the South Pole?
Roald Amundsen
Who were the first people inhabit Norway?
Sami
Who was the playwright of "A Doll's House"?
Henrik Ibsen
Which Norwegian pianist composed "In the Hall of the Mountain King"?
Edvard Grieg
With what country did Norway have a real union from 1523–1814?
Denmark
By what name was Oslo formerly known as?
Christiania
In which day and month did the 2011 Norway attacks happen?
22 July
What name was given to the part of Antarctica that was annexed by Norway in 1939?
Queen Maud Land
The worldwide famous song of "Take On Me" was released
by which Norwegian band in 1984?
A-ha
Who was crowned as the king of Norway in 1991?
Harald V
Which famous figure-skater won Olympic gold at age 15, in 1928?
Sonja Henie
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Nov 10, 2019
Wow, the 1100th century!