History of Scandinavia questions This is a list of recently added questions about history of Scandinavia. In which European country occupied by Nazis, 99% of Jews survived the Holocaust?Denmark. In 1943, 95% of Jews from Nazi-occupied Denmark were evacuated to Sweden in an event known as the rescue of the Danish Jews. It was a collective achievement of the Danish resistance movement, German diplomat Georg Ferdinand Duckwitz (who warned the Danish Jews about the intended deportation to Germany) and many ordinary Danish citizens, mostly policemen and fishermen.Created by: globalquiz.orgJews riddles »hard 57% The NetherlandsThe Netherlands2709CzechoslovakiaCzechoslovakia2156ItalyItaly2505DenmarkDenmark9962 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.orgCold War riddles »easy 76% Easter IslandEaster Island2556GreenlandGreenland13537MaltaMalta779BornholmBornholm864 Which European countries once instituted prohibition of alcohol?Nordic Countries. In the early twentieth century, much of the impetus for the prohibition movement in the Nordic countries and North America came from moralistic convictions of pietistic Protestants. Nordic countries had started prohibition before the United States did. Between 1915-1919, laws were passed in Norway, Iceland and Finland. Created by: globalquiz.orgFinland riddles »average 60% Spain and PortugalSpain and Portugal2205Austria and GermanyAustria and Germany2174Balkan CountriesBalkan Countries1514Nordic CountriesNordic Countries9212 Which country had invaded Sweden in the past, causing Stockholm Bloodbath?Denmark. In 1520, a conflict arose between Swedish pro-unionists (in favor of the Kalmar Union, then dominated by Denmark) and anti-unionists (supporters of Swedish independence). This ended with intervention Danish forces under the command of King Christian II. Around 80-90 anti-unionists (mostly nobility and clergy) were subsequently executed.Created by: globalquiz.orgwars riddles »hard 57% GermanyGermany526RussiaRussia1742DenmarkDenmark5015Pagan LithuaniaPagan Lithuania1475 Which country other than Sweden, has the largest Swedish-speaking population?Finland was a part of Sweden from the 12th to the 19th century. Many Swedish settlers arrived at the coastal regions during the medieval time. In the 17th century, Swedish became the dominant language of the nobility, administration and education. Today, the Swedish minority in Finland numbers 280,000 people.Created by: globalquiz.orgSweden riddles »easy 71% USUS1277CanadaCanada2138SpainSpain485FinlandFinland10013 Play Scandinavia quiz and see all the questions.