10 most difficult Norway riddles A list of Norway related questions that are most often answered incorrectly Scandinavia quiz 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.very hard 30% CopenhagenCopenhagen41%StockholmStockholm16%OsloOslo30%HelsinkiHelsinki12%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 14035 answers in 2 languages »cities of Scandinavia 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.very hard 36% loose footloose foot14%knee rideknee ride36%telemarktelemark36%snow walksnow walk12%Created by: Nguyễn Văn Thành. Statistics based on 8326 answers in 2 languages »skiing 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.hard 46% DenmarkDenmark15%SwedenSweden10%NorwayNorway46%IcelandIceland27%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4156 answers in 2 languages »museums 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. hard 49% the Alpsthe Alps19%CarpathiansCarpathians23%Scandinavian MountainsScandinavian Mountains49%ApenninesApennines7%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 17050 answers in 2 languages »geography of Scandinavia riddles » 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.hard 50% Carpathian MountainsCarpathian Mountains17%AlpsAlps21%PyreneesPyrenees10%Scandinavian MountainsScandinavian Mountains50%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 21959 answers in 2 languages »tectonics 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.hard 53% Dutch queenDutch queen24%Norwegian queenNorwegian queen53%Russian queenRussian queen3%Mythical queen of the AmazonsMythical queen of the Amazons18%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 20634 answers in 2 languages »geographical names 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.hard 54% to distrupt work of German airfieldsto distrupt work of German airfields11%to disrupt work of oilfieldsto disrupt work of oilfields11%to disrupt work of U-boat basesto disrupt work of U-boat bases23%to disrupt German nuclear projectto disrupt German nuclear project54%Created by: Riho Ishii. Statistics based on 17095 answers in 2 languages »World War II riddles » Which country borders Russia?Norway borders Sweden, Finland and Russia.hard 59% NorwayNorway59%SwedenSweden12%DenmarkDenmark2%TurkeyTurkey25%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 7886 answers in 9 languages »Northern Europe riddles » 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.hard 59% chieftainschieftains9%respected warriorsrespected warriors18%Vikings of NorwayVikings of Norway12%nobodynobody59%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 17012 answers in 4 languages »Middle Ages 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 storedaverage 64% Spitsbergen permafrostSpitsbergen permafrost64%Headquarters of United Nations in New YorkHeadquarters of United Nations in New York11%Headquarters of FAO in RomeHeadquarters of FAO in Rome10%Such place does not existSuch place does not exist12%Created by: lanusienka. Statistics based on 4997 answers in 2 languages »science riddles » Play Scandinavia quiz and see all the questions.