Scandinavia questions This is a list of recently added questions about Scandinavia. Play Scandinavia quiz and see all the questions. Which country was first to bear the design of the Nordic cross on its flag?Denmark. The cross design represents Christianity, and the characteristic shift of the center to the hoist side is early modern, first described the Danish civil ensign for merchant ships. Later, all of the Nordic countries except Greenland have adopted the Danish design. Some of the subdivisions of these countries used this as inspiration for their own flags as well.Created by: Ninjaihard 46% DenmarkDenmark2016SwedenSweden1167NorwayNorway879FinlandFinland241flags riddles » This is a flag of ...Skane. In 1902, on the private initiative of historian Mathias Weibull, the Skåne flag was reconstructed, or rather created from scratch, adapting it to the Nordic flagship tradition. There is a golden cross on the red material sheet. The flag directly refers to the medieval history of the region, which then belonged to the Kingdom of Denmark. Since 1658, it has been part of Sweden, but despite the passage of several centuries, it retained its cultural identity.Created by: Tschukavery hard 26% Åland IslandsÅland Islands77LaplandLapland95GotlandGotland151SkaneSkane116Sweden riddles » Who created Mjölnir, Thor's hammer? (in Norse mythology)The dwarven brothers Eitri and Brokkr. Mjölnir is the hammer of Thor, the Norse god associated with thunder. Mjölnir is depicted in Norse mythology as one of the most fearsome and powerful weapons in existence, capable of leveling mountains. In his account of Norse mythology, Snorri Sturluson relates how the hammer was made by the dwarven brothers Eitri and Brokkr, and how its characteristically short handle was due to a mishap during its manufacture.Created by: Ninjaihard 48% Thor himselfThor himself187his father Odinhis father Odin780the dwarven brothers Eitri and Brokkrthe dwarven brothers Eitri and Brokkr1303it's not knownit's not known433legends riddles » Penguin named Nils Olav is a ...Norwegian Army mascot. Brigadier Sir Nils Olav is a king penguin who resides in Edinburgh Zoo, Scotland. He is the mascot and Colonel-in-Chief of the Norwegian King's Guard. The name 'Nils Olav' and associated ranks have been passed down through three king penguins since 1972 – the current holder is Nils Olav III.Created by: Ninjaiaverage 60% minesweeperminesweeper2707Norwegian Army mascotNorwegian Army mascot7177the only animal that survived Titanic's sinkingthe only animal that survived Titanic's sinking655the pinguin that could fly thanks to its rare illnessthe pinguin that could fly thanks to its rare illness1249Norway riddles » In the Nordic mythology, what is the name of the dog guard at the gates of the kingdom of the dead?Garm. In Norse mythology, Garmr or Garm is a wolf or dog associated with both Hel and Ragnarök, and described as a blood-stained guardian of Hell's gate.Created by: Tschukavery hard 19% GarmGarm274FernirFernir532HatiHati196SköllSköll409nordic mythology riddles » Which European King went down with his ship?Olav Tryggvason. Olaf Tryggvason was King of Norway from 995 to 1000. He died in the Battle of Svolder. Olaf fought to the last on his great vessel Ormrinn Langi ("Long Serpent"), the mightiest ship in the North, and finally leapt overboard and was seen no more. In later centuries, the saga descriptions of the battle have inspired a number of ballads and other works of literature.Created by: Ninjaihard 45% William the ConquerorWilliam the Conqueror1967Bolesław II the GenerousBolesław II the Generous1001Philip IV of FrancePhilip IV of France1133Olav TryggvasonOlav Tryggvason3423kings riddles » To which country do Åland Islands belong?Finland. It is an archipelago at the entrance to the Gulf of Bothnia in the Baltic Sea belonging to Finland. It is autonomous, demilitarised and is the only monolingually Swedish-speaking region in Finland, hence the similarity of the flag above to the Swedish one.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 28% IcelandIceland242SwedenSweden256FinlandFinland289NorwayNorway228islands riddles » What is the name of the first Viking who became the King of England?Sweyn Forkbeard the King of Dennmark and Norway in 1013 after many tries finally has conquered British soil and announced himself as the King of England. Another Vikings that became the King of England were his son Cnut and William the Conqueror.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 16% Sweyn ForkbeardSweyn Forkbeard84Ragnar LothbrokRagnar Lothbrok108Cnut the GreatCnut the Great78William the ConquerorWilliam the Conqueror253Vikings riddles » What event is taken as the beginning of the Viking Age?The raid on Lindisfarne monastery. n 793, a Viking raid on Lindisfarne caused much consternation throughout the Christian west. The amazement of the English at the raids from the sea must have been matched by the amazement of the raiders at such (to them) vulnerable, wealthy and unarmed settlements.Created by: Ninjaihard 49% the union between Dennmark and Norwaythe union between Dennmark and Norway358the raid on Lindisfarne monasterythe raid on Lindisfarne monastery1010death of Horik I, the King of the Danesdeath of Horik I, the King of the Danes308first invasions on Baltic Sea shoresfirst invasions on Baltic Sea shores351history of Europe riddles » Which countries are called Scandinavian countries?Sweden, Norway, Denmark. The term Scandinavia always includes the three kingdoms of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden.Created by: Devvery easy 96% Lithuania, Latvia, EstoniaLithuania, Latvia, Estonia210USA, Canada, MexicoUSA, Canada, Mexico74Sweden, Norway, DenmarkSweden, Norway, Denmark8638Great Britain, Ireland, FranceGreat Britain, Ireland, France59Denmark riddles » Play Scandinavia quiz and see all the questions.