10 most difficult Scandinavia riddles A list of ten (out of 45) Scandinavia related questions that are the 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 31% CopenhagenCopenhagen40%StockholmStockholm16%OsloOslo31%HelsinkiHelsinki11%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 11495 answers in 2 languages »cities of Scandinavia riddles » Where is the Gulf of Bothnia?Between Sweden and Finland. A number of rivers from both countries flow into the gulf. As a result, a salinity gradient exists from north to south. In the south the water is the normal brackish water of the Baltic Sea, but in the north, the salinity is so low, that one can no longer taste the salt in the water and many freshwater fish thrive in it.very hard 35% between Finland and Russiabetween Finland and Russia31%between Sweden and Finlandbetween Sweden and Finland35%between Sweden and Denmarkbetween Sweden and Denmark16%between Finland and Estoniabetween Finland and Estonia16%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 9451 answers in 2 languages »Baltic Sea 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 39% loose footloose foot13%knee rideknee ride34%telemarktelemark39%snow walksnow walk11%Created by: Nguyễn Văn Thành. Statistics based on 4698 answers in 2 languages »skiing riddles » 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.hard 43% 80 million (as much as Germany)80 million (as much as Germany)13%60 million (as much as Italy)60 million (as much as Italy)18%40 million (as much as Poland)40 million (as much as Poland)23%26 million (as much as Jakarta)26 million (as much as Jakarta)43%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 9697 answers in 2 languages »Denmark riddles » 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.hard 44% at point 1at point 19%at point 2at point 217%at point 3at point 328%at point 4at point 444%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 17364 answers in 2 languages »geography of Scandinavia 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 45% DenmarkDenmark15%SwedenSweden9%NorwayNorway45%IcelandIceland28%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 3314 answers in 2 languages »museums riddles » Which European language is Finnish most closely related to?Estonian. Finnish is not an Indo-European language. It is (together with Estonian) a member of Finnic group, which itself belong to Uralic family. Estonian and Finnish are not mutually intelligible, although many words and the grammar are similar, so people can typically understand written texts in the other language to some extent (similarily to Portuguese and Spanish).hard 45% SwedishSwedish17%EstonianEstonian45%HungarianHungarian26%NoneNone9%Created by: Paul Caspack. Statistics based on 7739 answers in 2 languages »Finland 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 48% the Alpsthe Alps19%CarpathiansCarpathians24%Scandinavian MountainsScandinavian Mountains48%ApenninesApennines8%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 13446 answers in 2 languages »Norway riddles » Which consumer electronics manufacturer also produced tires?Nokian Tyres was split from the Nokia Corporation in 1988. Nokia, which became the largest mobile telephone manufacturer in 1998, ended its ownership interest in Nokian Tyres in 2003.hard 49% NokiaNokia49%SharpSharp16%PhillipsPhillips12%GrundigGrundig22%Created by: Monica Stiller. Statistics based on 12268 answers in 2 languages »companies 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 15964 answers in 2 languages »tectonics riddles » Play Scandinavia quiz and see all the questions.