Geography of Scandinavia questions This is a list of recently added questions about geography of Scandinavia. Play geography of Scandinavia quiz and see all the questions. Which Scandinavian capital is not a seaport?All Scandinavian capitals are seaports. All Scandinavian capitals - including Stockholm, Oslo, Helsinki, Copenhagen and Reykjavik developed as a sea trade hubs.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 61% OsloOslo4311StockholmStockholm2662HelsinkiHelsinki2768All Scandinavian capitals are seaportsAll Scandinavian capitals are seaports15573cities of Scandinavia riddles » What is the elevation of the highest point in the kingdom of Denmark?Approx 3700 m (12000 ft). Gunnbjørn Fjeld is Greenland's highest mountain. It is a nunatak, a rocky peak protruding through glacial ice. The mountain is named after Gunnbjorn Ulfsson, the Viking who was the first European to reach Greenland.Created by: Sandesh Sumnathhard 50% approx 3.7 m (12 ft)approx 3.7 m (12 ft)585approx 37 m (120 ft)approx 37 m (120 ft)1761approx 370 m (1200 ft)approx 370 m (1200 ft)5186approx 3700 m (12000 ft)approx 3700 m (12000 ft)7783Greenland riddles » This is Hella, a volcano in Iceland. How was it called by Europeans in the Middle Ages?Gateway to Hell. After the eruption of 1104 stories, probably spread deliberately through Europe by Cistercian monks, told that Hekla was the gateway to Hell. The belief that Hekla was the gate to Hell persisted until the 1800s. Apparently, Jules Verne was inspired by the story. In his "Journey to the Center of the Earth", a path downwards is found inside other Icelandic volcano, Snæfellsjökull.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 65% Gateway to HeavenGateway to Heaven1949Gateway to HellGateway to Hell9055Gateway to IcelandGateway to Iceland644Gateway to the NorthGateway to the North2223Iceland riddles » If the whole of Scandinavia was one country, how populous would that be?26 million (as much as Jakarta). The combined GDP of Scandinavia would make it the 13th economic power in the world, about equal to Russia and India.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 43% 80 million (as much as Germany)80 million (as much as Germany)194960 million (as much as Italy)60 million (as much as Italy)278540 million (as much as Poland)40 million (as much as Poland)334426 million (as much as Jakarta)26 million (as much as Jakarta)6344Denmark riddles » Which country does Greenland belong to?Denmark. Greenland is an autonomous country within the Kingdom of Denmark since the early 18th century. The economy of Greenland strongly depends on Denmark's annual subsidy to the island. The subsidy is slated to diminish gradually over time as Greenland's economy is strengthened by increased income from the extraction of natural resources.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 77% CanadaCanada1530IcelandIceland1307DenmarkDenmark18628It is independentIt is independent2587polar riddles » Which large island did the USA try to buy for $100,000,000 in 1946?Greenland. On 8 April 1941, the United States occupied Greenland in order to defend it against a possible invasion by Germany. After the end of WW2, the United States wished to keep the island for strategic reasons and offered $100,000,000, but Denmark refused to sell.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 77% Easter IslandEaster Island4067GreenlandGreenland22316MaltaMalta1238BornholmBornholm1344history 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.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 36% between Finland and Russiabetween Finland and Russia4069between Sweden and Finlandbetween Sweden and Finland4647between Sweden and Denmarkbetween Sweden and Denmark2046between Finland and Estoniabetween Finland and Estonia2003Baltic Sea 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.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 53% Dutch queenDutch queen5584Norwegian queenNorwegian queen12244Russian queenRussian queen901Mythical queen of the AmazonsMythical queen of the Amazons4211geographical names 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.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 45% at point 1at point 12555at point 2at point 24357at point 3at point 37690at point 4at point 412298cities of Europe 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. Created by: globalquiz.orghard 50% the Alpsthe Alps3552CarpathiansCarpathians4340Scandinavian MountainsScandinavian Mountains9397ApenninesApennines1413Norway riddles » Play geography of Scandinavia quiz and see all the questions.