10 most difficult Sweden riddles A list of ten (out of 17) Sweden related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Sweden quiz 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 9058 answers in 2 languages »Baltic Sea riddles » Why do elements erbium, yttrium, ytterbium, terbium, have similar names?From the name of the Swedish Ytterby mine. Ytterby mine, located in the south-east part of the Swedish island and the town Resarö, was a rich source of many rare minerals. 4 chemical elements - yttrium, ytterbium, terbium and erbium - were named after the mine commemorating their origin.hard 40% by mistake in the elements naming approval processby mistake in the elements naming approval process10%from the name of the Swedish Ytterby minefrom the name of the Swedish Ytterby mine40%they are in the periodic table together therefore have similar namesthey are in the periodic table together therefore have similar names13%from the surname of their discoverer, Ingmar Terberfrom the surname of their discoverer, Ingmar Terber36%Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyk. Statistics based on 3251 answers in 2 languages »names riddles » Which Nordic country has the largest population?Sweden. Nordic nations are small and even the largest Sweden (9.6 million) is less populous than Greece, Belgium or Portugal. Finland, Denmark and Norway all have between 5 and 6 million of inhabitants.hard 55% DenmarkDenmark20%SwedenSweden55%NorwayNorway16%FinlandFinland7%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 7773 answers in 2 languages »demographics riddles » Which of European peninsulas has the most unstable shoreline?Scandinavian Peninsula. Before the 18th century, it was thought in Sweden that sea levels were falling. On the initiative of Anders Celsius a number of marks were made in rock on different locations along the Swedish coast. In 1765 it was possible to conclude that it was not a lowering of sea levels but an uneven rise of land, later recognized as post-glacial rebound.hard 56% Iberian PeninsulaIberian Peninsula15%Scandinavian PeninsulaScandinavian Peninsula56%Balkan PeninsulaBalkan Peninsula15%Italian PeninsulaItalian Peninsula12%Created by: Debbie Fox. Statistics based on 15457 answers in 4 languages »geography of Scandinavia riddles » In how many fields of science were the Nobel Prizes originally awarded?Five. During its life the Nobel established a lot of companies which turned into corporations and still are playing the major part in the global economy, for example Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI). In his last will he set aside the bulk of his estate to establish the Nobel Prizes, to be awarded annually in the field of physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature and peace.hard 56% ThreeThree25%FiveFive56%SevenSeven13%NineNine3%Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyk. Statistics based on 10154 answers in 2 languages »science riddles » 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.hard 57% GermanyGermany5%RussiaRussia19%DenmarkDenmark57%Pagan LithuaniaPagan Lithuania16%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 8700 answers in 2 languages »history of Scandinavia riddles » Which city is known for its cave-like subway stations?Stockholm. Many stations on the Stockholm metro use organic architecture, which leaves the bedrock exposed and unsculptured, appearing to be based on natural cave systems.average 61% MoscowMoscow13%StockholmStockholm61%MadridMadrid12%BarcelonaBarcelona12%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 10638 answers in 2 languages »metro riddles » The Moomins were created as book characters by Tove Jansson. But who created their well known hippopotamus-like appearances?Tove Jansson herself. Tove Jansson (pictured) was not only a writer, but also an illustrator. She created a series of comic books about the Moomins.average 63% Tove Jansson herselfTove Jansson herself63%John Bauer, Swedish illustratorJohn Bauer, Swedish illustrator22%Peyo, Belgian cartoonistPeyo, Belgian cartoonist9%Walt Disney StudioWalt Disney Studio4%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 5692 answers in 2 languages »fairy tales riddles » Founding of one of the European capitals was a result of a tectonic movement. Which capital was it?Stockholm. In the 12th century, the Malaren Bay, a major trade route into central Sweden, was cut off the Baltic Sea as a result of post-glacial rebound of Scandinavia. The trade ships had to unload the cargo in the bay mouth that became too shallow to sail, which led to foundation of Stockholm at this place. Today, Malaren Lake is 0.7 m above sea level.average 64% WarsawWarsaw2%ParisParis5%StockholmStockholm64%LisbonLisbon27%Created by: Nicole Fawcett. Statistics based on 21901 answers in 2 languages »cities of Scandinavia riddles » Where were the Moomins created?In Finland. The Moomins were created by Swedish-speaking Finnish writer Tove Jansson, and were originally published in Swedish in Finland in 1945. There is a theme park called Moomin World in Naantali, Finland.average 65% in the United Statesin the United States2%in Japanin Japan3%in Swedenin Sweden28%in Finlandin Finland65%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 6170 answers in 2 languages »books riddles » Play Sweden quiz and see all the questions.