Norway questions This is a list of recently added questions about Norway. Play Norway quiz and see all the questions. Who among Vikings wore horned helmets?Nobody. Popular culture picture of a Viking wearing horned helmet developed in 19th century inspired by archaeological findings that originated from Bronze Age much earlier to Vikings' times.Created by: smyruhard 59% chieftainschieftains1712respected warriorsrespected warriors3259Vikings of NorwayVikings of Norway2236nobodynobody10667weapons riddles » Which country borders Russia?Norway borders Sweden, Finland and Russia.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 60% NorwayNorway5391SwedenSweden1082DenmarkDenmark251TurkeyTurkey2171Northern Europe riddles » In order to protect seeds of the edible plants, the Global Seed Vault has been built. Where is it located?Spitsbergen permafrost. The Svalbrad Global Seed Vault (norw. Svalbrad globale frøhvelv) is located Svalbrad archipelago, at the Sptisbergen Island in Norway. It has been built to safely store seeds of edible plants from all over the world in case of any cataclism. Vault located is in the tunnel digged in the permafrost. Currently over 1.5 mln specimens are storedCreated by: lanusienkaaverage 64% Spitsbergen permafrostSpitsbergen permafrost3603Headquarters of United Nations in New YorkHeadquarters of United Nations in New York656Headquarters of FAO in RomeHeadquarters of FAO in Rome601Such place does not existSuch place does not exist706science riddles » In which Nordic country was this photo taken?Norway. The Kon-Tiki Museum in Oslo houses vessels and maps from the 1964 Kon-Tiki expedition, during which Norwegian etnographer Thor Heyerdahl sailed 8,000 km (5,000 mi) across the Pacific Ocean in a self-built raft from South America to the Tuamotu Islands.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 46% DenmarkDenmark687SwedenSweden443NorwayNorway2011IcelandIceland1175museums riddles » During World War II, the Norwegian resistance launched a series of sabotage actions against Hydroelectric plant in Vemor, Norway. Why?To disrupt German nuclear project. In 1934, at Vemork, Norsk Hydro built the first commercial plant capable of producing heavy water as a byproduct of fertilizer production. In 1943, a team of British-trained Norwegian commandos succeeded in destroying the production facility with a second attempt, Operation Gunnerside. Operation Gunnerside was later evaluated as the most successful act of sabotage in all of World War II.Created by: Riho Ishiihard 54% to distrupt work of German airfieldsto distrupt work of German airfields1952to disrupt work of oilfieldsto disrupt work of oilfields1979to disrupt work of U-boat basesto disrupt work of U-boat bases4167to disrupt German nuclear projectto disrupt German nuclear project9699World War II riddles » In which countries there is a government monopoly on the sale of liquor?In Scandinavia. The state-run vendor is called Systembolaget in Sweden, Vinmonopolet in Norway and Alko in Finland. The governments of these countries claim that the purpose of these monopolies is to reduce the consumption of alcohol.Created by: Cleoaverage 66% in Scandinaviain Scandinavia9774in Baltic countriesin Baltic countries931in Russia, Belarus and Ukrainein Russia, Belarus and Ukraine2933in Belgium and Luxembourgin Belgium and Luxembourg1052Finland riddles » Where was this photo taken?In Norway. This is a traditional Norwegian storehouse on pillars. The shape of the building makes it well adapted to large amounts of snow. Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 67% in Japanin Japan644in Russiain Russia966in Norwayin Norway4368in Canadain Canada469Scandinavia riddles » How is this skiing technique called?Telemark is a form of downhill skiing using bindings where the boot is attached only at the toe (similar to those of Cross-country skiing). It came to the attention of the Norwegian public in 1868, when Sondre Norheim took part in a ski jumping competition. Norheim's technique of fluid turns soon dominated skiing. Starting in the 1910s, newer techniques based on the stem gradually replaced Telemark in the Alpine countries, as easier to master and more suitable for steep slopes.Created by: Nguyễn Văn Thànhvery hard 37% loose footloose foot1233knee rideknee ride3209telemarktelemark3323snow walksnow walk1040skiing riddles » 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.orghard 53% Dutch queenDutch queen5322Norwegian queenNorwegian queen11526Russian queenRussian queen846Mythical queen of the AmazonsMythical queen of the Amazons4003geographical names riddles » 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.orghard 49% the Alpsthe Alps3386CarpathiansCarpathians4176Scandinavian MountainsScandinavian Mountains8890ApenninesApennines1361geography of Scandinavia riddles » Play Scandinavia quiz and see all the questions.