Norway questions This is a list of recently added questions about Norway. Play Norway quiz and see all the questions. 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: lanusienkascience riddles »hard 59% Spitsbergen permafrostSpitsbergen permafrost640Headquarters of United Nations in New YorkHeadquarters of United Nations in New York130Headquarters of FAO in RomeHeadquarters of FAO in Rome143Such place does not existSuch place does not exist171 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.orgmuseums riddles »hard 46% DenmarkDenmark470SwedenSweden298NorwayNorway1384IcelandIceland837 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 IshiiWorld War II riddles »hard 54% to distrupt work of German airfieldsto distrupt work of German airfields1164to disrupt work of oilfieldsto disrupt work of oilfields1199to disrupt work of U-boat basesto disrupt work of U-boat bases2346to disrupt German nuclear projectto disrupt German nuclear project5573 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: CleoFinland riddles »average 67% in Scandinaviain Scandinavia6093in Baltic countriesin Baltic countries574in Russia, Belarus and Ukrainein Russia, Belarus and Ukraine1720in Belgium and Luxembourgin Belgium and Luxembourg604 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.orgScandinavia riddles »average 68% in Japanin Japan328in Russiain Russia466in Norwayin Norway2264in Canadain Canada234 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 Thànhskiing riddles »very hard 38% loose footloose foot575knee rideknee ride1424telemarktelemark1563snow walksnow walk498 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 51% Dutch queenDutch queen3380Norwegian queenNorwegian queen6705Russian queenRussian queen485Mythical queen of the AmazonsMythical queen of the Amazons2378 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.orggeography of Scandinavia riddles »hard 47% the Alpsthe Alps2369CarpathiansCarpathians2958Scandinavian MountainsScandinavian Mountains5648ApenninesApennines991 Which of the following European mountain ranges will rise the most in the next century?Scandinavian Mountains. The whole Scandinavia experiences uplift as a result of post-glacial rebound. In northern Europe, this is clearly shown by the GPS data obtained by the BIFROST GPS network. The average uplift is less than 1cm/year, but it may accumulate to 400m during next 10,000 years.Created by: globalquiz.orgtectonics riddles »hard 49% Carpathian MountainsCarpathian Mountains2450AlpsAlps3032PyreneesPyrenees1573Scandinavian MountainsScandinavian Mountains7045 Which European country capital was named Kristiania?Oslo. In 1624, during the reign of King Christian IV the city was destroyed by a fire. It was rebuilt and renamed Christiania in the king's honor. Following a spelling reform, it was known as Kristiania from 1877 to 1925, when its original name was restored.Created by: Kasiacities of Scandinavia riddles »very hard 31% CopenhagenCopenhagen4357StockholmStockholm1815OsloOslo3438HelsinkiHelsinki1284 Play Scandinavia quiz and see all the questions.