10 most difficult Sweden riddles A list of ten (out of 20) Sweden related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Sweden quiz Vasa, beautiful Swedish galleon is exposed in one of Stockholm museums. What was her fate?She sunk after launching. Vasa was built between 1626-1628 to fight against Poland and Lithuania. She was designed to become the greatest vessel of Swedish fleet. Richly decorated and well equipped with cannons was to pay high price for Gustav Adolph ambition. The ship was unstable, and she foundered on her maiden voyage after mere 1,200 yards. The loss was so big, that Swedes believed, it had been caused by Polish sabotage.very hard 33% She sunk after launchingShe sunk after launching33%Polish vessel Aquarius destroyed itPolish vessel Aquarius destroyed it16%Marked in museum after 70 years of serviceMarked in museum after 70 years of service18%She was never launchedShe was never launched31%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 5040 answers in 2 languages »ships 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 11511 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.very hard 38% by mistake in the elements naming approval processby mistake in the elements naming approval process11%from the name of the Swedish Ytterby minefrom the name of the Swedish Ytterby mine38%they are in the periodic table together therefore have similar namesthey are in the periodic table together therefore have similar names12%from the surname of their discoverer, Ingmar Terberfrom the surname of their discoverer, Ingmar Terber37%Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyk. Statistics based on 5377 answers in 2 languages »names riddles » What is the second largest city in Sweden, after Stockholm?Gothenburg. The four largest cities in Sweden are Stockholm (1.4 million), Gothenburg (560,000), Malmö (280,000) and Uppsala (140,000).hard 51% MalmöMalmö42%GothenburgGothenburg51%UppsalaUppsala4%AarhusAarhus1%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4484 answers in 9 languages »Northern Europe riddles » In how many fields 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 fields of physics, chemistry and physiology or medicine. Prizes are also awarded for literature and peace.hard 56% ThreeThree25%FiveFive56%SevenSeven14%NineNine3%Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyk. Statistics based on 18626 answers in 2 languages »science riddles » Which country is Scania a part of?Sweden. Scania is the southernmost part of Sweden. It was a part of Denmark until 1658. The largest city of Scania is Malmö.hard 56% DenmarkDenmark26%ItalyItaly9%SpainSpain8%SwedenSweden56%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 5887 answers in 9 languages »Europe 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 57% Iberian PeninsulaIberian Peninsula15%Scandinavian PeninsulaScandinavian Peninsula57%Balkan PeninsulaBalkan Peninsula15%Italian PeninsulaItalian Peninsula12%Created by: Debbie Fox. Statistics based on 21222 answers in 4 languages »geography of Scandinavia 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 57% DenmarkDenmark19%SwedenSweden57%NorwayNorway16%FinlandFinland6%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 10371 answers in 2 languages »demographics 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 58% GermanyGermany5%RussiaRussia19%DenmarkDenmark58%Pagan LithuaniaPagan Lithuania16%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 12980 answers in 2 languages »history of Scandinavia 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 62% Tove Jansson herselfTove Jansson herself62%John Bauer, Swedish illustratorJohn Bauer, Swedish illustrator23%Peyo, Belgian cartoonistPeyo, Belgian cartoonist9%Walt Disney StudioWalt Disney Studio4%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 8968 answers in 2 languages »fairy tales riddles » Play Sweden quiz and see all the questions.