Denmark facts Selected as the most interesting among Scandinavia related questions in Scandinavia quiz 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 facts » 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 SumnathArctic facts » 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 facts » Where is LEGO from?Denmark. The Lego Group is based in Billund, Denmark. Adjacent to the company's headquarters is the first Legoland theme park, which opened in 1968. Lego is one of the leading exporters of Denmark.Created by: globalquiz.orgcompanies facts » 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 facts » 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 facts » 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.orggeography of Scandinavia facts » 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.orgcities of Europe facts » Play Scandinavia quiz and see all the questions.