Geography of Scandinavia questions This is a list of recently added questions about geography of Scandinavia. Play geography of Scandinavia quiz and see all the questions. Which Scandinavian capital is not a seaport?All Scandinavian capitals are seaports. All Scandinavian capitals - including Stockholm, Oslo, Helsinki, Copenhagen and Reykjavik developed as a sea trade hubs.Created by: globalquiz.orgcities of Scandinavia riddles »average 60% OsloOslo2422StockholmStockholm1529HelsinkiHelsinki1538All Scandinavian capitals are seaportsAll Scandinavian capitals are seaports8477 What is the elevation of the highest point in the kingdom of Denmark?Approx 3700 m (12000 ft). Gunnbjørn Fjeld is Greenland's highest mountain. It is a nunatak, a rocky peak protruding through glacial ice. The mountain is named after Gunnbjorn Ulfsson, the Viking who was the first European to reach Greenland.Created by: Sandesh SumnathDenmark riddles »hard 49% approx 3.7 m (12 ft)approx 3.7 m (12 ft)373approx 37 m (120 ft)approx 37 m (120 ft)1066approx 370 m (1200 ft)approx 370 m (1200 ft)3032approx 3700 m (12000 ft)approx 3700 m (12000 ft)4451 This is Hella, a volcano in Iceland. How was it called by Europeans in the Middle Ages?Gateway to Hell. After the eruption of 1104 stories, probably spread deliberately through Europe by Cistercian monks, told that Hekla was the gateway to Hell. The belief that Hekla was the gate to Hell persisted until the 1800s. Apparently, Jules Verne was inspired by the story. In his "Journey to the Center of the Earth", a path downwards is found inside other Icelandic volcano, Snæfellsjökull.Created by: globalquiz.orgvolcanoes riddles »average 64% Gateway to HeavenGateway to Heaven1305Gateway to HellGateway to Hell5574Gateway to IcelandGateway to Iceland405Gateway to the NorthGateway to the North1387 If the whole Scandinavia was one country, how populous would that be?26 million (as much as Jakarta). The combined GDP of Scandinavia would make it 13th economic power in the world, about the same size as Russia and India.Created by: globalquiz.orgdemography riddles »hard 43% 80 million (as much as Germany)80 million (as much as Germany)129160 million (as much as Italy)60 million (as much as Italy)176240 million (as much as Poland)40 million (as much as Poland)211526 million (as much as Jakarta)26 million (as much as Jakarta)3981 Which country does Greenland belong to?Denmark. Greenland is an autonomous country within the Kingdom of Denmark since the early 18th century. The economy of Greenland strongly depends on Denmark's annual subsidy to the island. The subsidy is slated to diminish gradually over time as Greenland's economy is strengthened by increased income from the extraction of natural resources.Created by: globalquiz.orgpolar riddles »easy 77% CanadaCanada840IcelandIceland755DenmarkDenmark10035It is independentIt is independent1402 Which large island did the USA try to buy for $100,000,000 in 1946?Greenland. On 8 April 1941, the United States occupied Greenland in order to defend it against a possible invasion by Germany. After the end of WW2, the United States wished to keep the island for strategic reasons and offered $100,000,000, but Denmark refused to sell.Created by: globalquiz.orghistory of Scandinavia riddles »easy 76% Easter IslandEaster Island2535GreenlandGreenland13405MaltaMalta773BornholmBornholm863 Where is the Gulf of Bothnia?Between Sweden and Finland. A number of rivers from both countries flow into the gulf. As a result, a salinity gradient exists from north to south. In the south the water is the normal brackish water of the Baltic Sea, but in the north, the salinity is so low, that one can no longer taste the salt in the water and many freshwater fish thrive in it.Created by: globalquiz.orgBaltic Sea riddles »very hard 35% between Finland and Russiabetween Finland and Russia2862between Sweden and Finlandbetween Sweden and Finland3200between Sweden and Denmarkbetween Sweden and Denmark1500between Finland and Estoniabetween Finland and Estonia1485 After whom is Queen Maud Land in Antarctica named?Norwegian queen. Queen Maud Land was the first part of Antarctica to be sighted. The name was initially applied in January 1930 to the land discovered by Hjalmar Riiser-Larsen and Finn Lützow-Holm during Norvegia expedition of 1929–30. It was named after the Norwegian Queen Maud of Wales, wife of the then-reigning King Haakon VII.Created by: globalquiz.orggeographical names riddles »hard 52% Dutch queenDutch queen3569Norwegian queenNorwegian queen7140Russian queenRussian queen509Mythical queen of the AmazonsMythical queen of the Amazons2502 Where is Copenhagen?At point 4. Copenhagen faces the Øresund to the east, the strait of water that separates Denmark from Sweden, and which connects the North Sea with the Baltic Sea. The Swedish towns of Malmö and Landskrona lie on the Swedish side of the sound directly across from Copenhagen.Created by: globalquiz.orgmaps riddles »hard 44% at point 1at point 11573at point 2at point 22922at point 3at point 34751at point 4at point 47267 What is the longest mountain range in Europe? (not counting Ural)Scandinavian mountains are 1,700 km long. Carpathians - 1,500 km. Alpes and Apennines - 1,200 km. Created by: globalquiz.orgNorway riddles »hard 47% the Alpsthe Alps2492CarpathiansCarpathians3119Scandinavian MountainsScandinavian Mountains6055ApenninesApennines1044 Play geography of Scandinavia quiz and see all the questions.