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Sweden Country Quiz

Name these facts about the country of Sweden.
Last updated: September 20, 2018
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Capital city
Stockholm
Second-largest city
Gothenburg
Currency
Krona
Most famous vodka brand
Absolut
Peninsula on which Sweden lies
Scandinavia
Major car brands
that started in Sweden
Volvo
Saab
Blond tennis player
who won 5 straight Wimbledons
Björn Borg
Sweden's all-time bestselling
musical act
ABBA
Huge furniture retailer
IKEA
Swedish for "Sweden"
Sverige
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Answer
International award for physics,
literature, medicine, etc...
Nobel Prize
Major city very close to Denmark
Malmö
Bridge that connects the above
to Copenhagen
Öresund Bridge
Type of fish that is commonly pickled
Herring
Largest island
Gotland
Person celebrated December 13th
Saint Lucia
Last name of actress Ingrid and
director Ingmar (no relation)
Bergman
Book series featuring Lisbeth Salander
Millennium
Gulf between Sweden and Finland
Gulf of Bothnia
The Church of Sweden is part of
this Protestant branch
Lutheran
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level 51
Apr 4, 2014
My fiancee is Swedish, so this quiz was pretty easy, but since so many of the quizzes are very strict with English words and spelling, should not the currency be "crown?" When I wrote "crown," it was not even deemed acceptable. Krona is a Swedish word and can be acceptable, but in English it is a crown. When I speak English with her friends, crown is the word I use and they likewise say crown back.
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level 58
Apr 4, 2014
It may sound like they saw "crown", but they may actually be saying "Krone". Krone is the Danish currency, and I'm not sure which the other Scandinavian countries use. I've never heard anything other than Krona. I don't believe that any currency is changed when speaking in English. Peso isn't an English word, neither is Franc, or Rupee, but those are the words used in English.
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level 56
Jun 7, 2014
I lived in Sweden and every time someone would speak in English with me, they would say "swedish crowns"
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level 55
Jan 21, 2016
The pronunciation of "crown" is nowhere near that of "krone", which is pronounced with a guttural 'r', and a monophthongal 'o'.
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level 70
Aug 30, 2016
Crown should probably be accepted as an answer, but in all official English contexts the term goes untranslated and personally I have never heard it referred to in English as anything but krona. I think the most accurate answer here is krona.
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level ∞
Feb 27, 2018
Crown will work now
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level 72
Mar 10, 2018
Unlike most other languages, this isn't translated, so it stays krone/krona/koruna/króna/kroon/...

English isn't famous for being consistent of course, so we have e.g. pounds in Egypt, Lebanon, Syria etc, but lira in Turkey, formerly Italy etc.
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level 58
Dec 13, 2018
I can confirm that when Danes are speaking to foreigners we will always say 'crown'. I don't even know what the right English pronunciation of 'krone' would be. So I would definitely say it is translated when speaking English, at least in Scandinavia
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level 82
Apr 4, 2014
Saint Lucia should really also include Saint Lucy for English speaking players.
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level 34
Aug 29, 2016
That wasn't her name... So it shouldn't be
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level 70
Aug 30, 2016
I live in an English speaking country and the suburb next to mine is called St Lucia. The English-speaking nation of St Lucia is referred to as just that in its official language, not St Lucy. I don't think this is a translation issue.
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level 82
Feb 27, 2018
I’ve checked the Catholic, Anglican and Lutheran Calendars of Saints and all of them give the Feast of Saint *Lucy*. Lucia is the Latin/Italian version of her name and while that may have been her original name we don’t use Saint Petrus, Saint Paulus, Saint Maria but rather the modern English equivalent (for English speakers of course)!
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level 14
Apr 30, 2014
koenigsegg is second fastest car, and ist not in quiz? hmm...
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level 76
Jul 15, 2014
Probably figured no one could spell it!
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level 62
Dec 13, 2018
And it says "major" brand, which Koenigsegg isn't
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level 53
Apr 21, 2015
lingonberry deserves a place on this quiz
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level 55
May 19, 2015
There is no peninsula called Scandinavia. Scandinavia is Norway, Sweden and Denmark. Norway, Sweden and Finland is on the Fennoscandian peninsula
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level 63
Dec 13, 2018
There absolutely is. The Scandinavian peninsula is part of the larger Fennoscandian peninsula, specifically the part west of the line between the northernmost point of the Gulf of Bothnia and the Varangerfjord.
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level 66
Apr 20, 2016
I am ashamed. I'm Finnish, born and raised, lived there all my life, and I got 100 % on this quiz. I missed a few on the Finland quiz.
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level 70
Feb 14, 2017
What, no Max von Sydow?!!
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level 56
Dec 13, 2018
Evidently not!
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level 65
Feb 27, 2018
Easy! - A Finn
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level 83
Feb 27, 2018
good quiz thanks. Had no idea the dragon series had a different name, but it accepted the 1st books title, appreciated
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level 68
Feb 28, 2018
Is not Scania like one of the major automitive brands of Sweden?
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level 29
Dec 14, 2018
Scania and Koenigsegg should both be on this list.
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level 77
Mar 1, 2018
Got everything but the vodka, which is a totally uninteresting question anyway.
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level 77
Jun 5, 2018
In your opinion. To others it may be of paramount interest. You just can't beat a good "tater whiskey".
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level 58
Dec 13, 2018
Pretty good. Or, as their most famous expat would say, "Svindi vergi mergi svergi. Bork, bork, bork."
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level 45
Dec 13, 2018
Ugh typed molmo (think that might.be how we write it). And did a single random guess for the saint and guessed lucius. No idea where that came from! Dont know any saints besides nicholas.
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level 66
Dec 13, 2018
SANTA! You know him?
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level 71
Dec 13, 2018
Can you give him this letter I wrote? I lost his address.
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level 36
Dec 13, 2018
I'm a Finn and got 18/21 so I guess it's fair disclose that I know my neighbor pretty well.
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level 75
Dec 13, 2018
Couldn't figure out why Bjorg wasn't being accepted. Had my "duh" realization before time ran out.
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level 68
Dec 13, 2018
I recommend seeing Gotland. Perhaps during the medieval week, if you don't mind a bit higher prices, but much more to see and do.
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level 51
Dec 13, 2018
I've been to Sweden twice and I'm only 13 (and an American)! The first one doesn't exactly count because I went to the Swedish embassy to the United States
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level 55
Dec 13, 2018
Svedka should count for the vodka brand. Maybe it's just because I'm a college student, but Svedka is way more common than Absolut
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level 42
Dec 14, 2018
This quiz is missing Zlatan
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level 46
Dec 15, 2018
As a Finn i got 18/21. Didn't know fish, book and vodka. I don't drink alcohol!
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level 16
Jan 8, 2019
Great
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level 57
Feb 21, 2019
For the Salander books I tried to go with The Girl Who---didn't work.
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level 57
Feb 21, 2019
No Anita Ekberg, nor Ann-Margret? Two hot Swedes.