History of Sweden

Answer the questions that are related to the history of Sweden.
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Last updated: February 22, 2020
First submittedJanuary 1, 2019
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What event was hosted by Sweden in 1912 for the fifth time?
Summer Olympics
Which country used to be a part of Sweden until 1809?
What city did Stockholm replace as the national capital of Sweden in 1436?
The first of what in Northern Europe was opened in 1477 in that city?
What did Alfred Nobel invent in 1867?
What group of people inhabited modern-day Sweden between 793 and 1066?
Which country was the main opponent of Sweden during the Great Northern War?
What Germanic people, that originated in southern Sweden, played an important
role in the fall of the Western Roman Empire?
In what modern-day U.S. state was the colony of New Sweden established in 1638?
In what modern-day African country was the Swedish Gold Coast located?
What set of annual international awards were first awarded in 1901?
Nobel Prize
What political party has dominated the Swedish politics since World War II?
Social Democrats
Which Swedish prime minister was assassinated in 1986?
Olof Palme
The most widely used temperature scale worldwide was invented by and named after
what Swedish astronomer?
Anders Celcius
What mineral did Sweden mainly export to Nazi Germany during the WWII?
What bridge, that connects Sweden to Denmark, was opened in 1999?
Öresund Bridge
Who reigned as the Queen of Sweden from 1632 until her abdication in 1654?
This French philosopher was invited to Sweden by that queen in 1649, but eventually
died in Stockholm in 1950 because of pneumonia. Who was he?
René Descartes
What Book series, featuring Lisbeth Salander, did Stieg Larsson write?
With which one of their songs did ABBA get the first win for Sweden in Eurovision?
Which Swedish botanist is known to be the "father of modern taxonomy"?
Carl von Linne
Level 55
Jan 1, 2019
The question for the African colony should probably read "1650-1663". Great quiz tho, keep them coming.
Level 66
Jan 2, 2019
Nobel is spelled wrong.
Level 66
Jan 3, 2019
fixed :)
Level 65
Jan 11, 2020
Great quiz. Could you accept Anders Celsius?