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Denmark Country Quiz

Name these facts about the country of Denmark.
Quiz by alberici
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First submittedFebruary 20, 2014
Last updatedOctober 19, 2016
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Clue
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Official language
Danish
Name for the country
in that language
Danmark
Capital city
Copenhagen
Most populous island
Zealand
Currency
Krone
Main peninsula
Jutland
Theme park opened in 1843
Tivoli Gardens
Bordering country
Germany
Colourful plastic bricks
Lego
Second largest city
Aarhus
Northern Atlantic island group
Faroe Islands
World's largest island
Greenland
Clue
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Shakespeare play set in Denmark
Hamlet
Current monarch
Margrethe II
Major Christian branch
Lutheran
Statue in the harbor of the capital
The Little Mermaid
"Autonomous" hippie
neighborhood of the capital
Christiania
Fairy tale writer
Hans Christian
Andersen
Existential philosopher
Søren Kierkegaard
Most popular beer brand
Carlsberg
Explorer and namesake of a strait
Vitus Bering
Seas that Denmark borders
North Sea
Baltic Sea
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level 83
Feb 26, 2014
You should probably accept just Krone for the currency, rather than requiring 'Danish Krone'
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level ∞
Feb 26, 2014
Fixed. Thanks!
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level 68
Mar 2, 2016
Accepting crown would be nice too. It's the usual name in English.
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level 56
Jun 5, 2017
"Crown" isn't the usual name in English - I've been there a few times (plus Norway and Sweden, which also use krone/krona) and I've never heard anyone (locals or English native speakers) call the local currencies "crown".
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level 60
Jun 5, 2017
fitheach: some actually do, sounds terrible though. In some cases it beats the alternative. I once heard an English fella at a currency exchange office in Stockholm go up to the young lady at the counter and say "I'd like to buy some SEKs please."
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level 56
Jun 6, 2017
I stand corrected then.
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level 67
Jun 7, 2017
Well done 'fitheach'..... first person on jetpunk to admit mistake.
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level 37
Apr 1, 2014
How did I forgot Zealand? Of all the answers...
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level 32
Nov 19, 2014
Could you please accept Lutheren for Lutheran? Could you also capitalize Christian? Thank you!
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level ∞
Oct 19, 2016
Okay
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level 53
Jan 19, 2015
You should probably accept HC Andersen. That is how he is mostly referred to in Denmark.
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level ∞
Oct 19, 2016
Okay, but in the future you can save time by just typing last names.
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level 25
Jun 20, 2015
I would argue, that Tuborg is the most popular beer brand! ;)
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level 44
Oct 13, 2016
As already mentioned, please accept själland/sjaelland for zealand but also jylland for jutland.
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level ∞
Oct 19, 2016
Okay
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level 67
Jun 7, 2017
And please accept 西兰 for Zealand, thankyou.
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level 70
Jun 7, 2017
haha, good one @Malbaby XD
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level 53
Jun 5, 2017
Great quiz. I was pleasantly surprised to get 13
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level 57
Jun 5, 2017
Happy Denmark Day! My friend is Danish and we've been counting down the days.
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level 67
Jun 5, 2017
Aarhus sounds like a very, very, very fine house.
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level 76
Jun 5, 2017
:) With two cats in the yard?
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level 79
Oct 7, 2018
very, very, very fine *hoose
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level 57
Jun 6, 2017
Should have got more - was just in Copenhagen yesterday
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level 72
Jun 8, 2017
No chance for me of getting Kierkegaard - he's not mentioned in Monty Python's Philosophers Song
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level 54
Jun 13, 2017
May I get Faeroer for Faroe Islands?
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level 79
Oct 7, 2018
Dang. Tried Danemark. So close . . .
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level 37
Mar 10, 2019
really good quiz btw from denmark