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 30% CopenhagenCopenhagen40%StockholmStockholm16%OsloOslo30%HelsinkiHelsinki12%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 13490 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 Estonia15%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 11017 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 36% loose footloose foot14%knee rideknee ride36%telemarktelemark36%snow walksnow walk12%Created by: Nguyễn Văn Thành. Statistics based on 7581 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)19%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 12098 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 216%at point 3at point 328%at point 4at point 444%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 23059 answers in 2 languages »geography of Scandinavia 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%NoneNone10%Created by: Paul Caspack. Statistics based on 9619 answers in 2 languages »Finland 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 3920 answers in 2 languages »museums 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 47% NokiaNokia47%SharpSharp16%PhillipsPhillips12%GrundigGrundig23%Created by: Monica Stiller. Statistics based on 17395 answers in 2 languages »companies riddles » How do Finns call the Baltic Sea?East Sea. In all Germanic languages except English the Baltic Sea is called "East Sea" - this includes German (Ostsee), Dutch (Oostzee) and all Scandinavian languages. The name has been used since the Viking age, and was also adpoted (through Swedish) into Finnish language, disregarding the geography (the sea is west of Finland).hard 47% West SeaWest Sea13%East SeaEast Sea47%North SeaNorth Sea8%South SeaSouth Sea30%Created by: Gizem İsmailoğlu. Statistics based on 15631 answers in 4 languages »geographical 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. hard 49% the Alpsthe Alps19%CarpathiansCarpathians23%Scandinavian MountainsScandinavian Mountains49%ApenninesApennines7%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 16109 answers in 2 languages »Norway riddles » Play Scandinavia quiz and see all the questions.