10 most difficult Denmark riddlesGeography quiz
What is the name of the first Viking who became the King of England?
Cnut the Great
William the Conqueror
Sweyn Forkbeard the King of Denmark 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.
Which city was the capital of Denmark in the years 980-1443?
Roskilde is a Danish city located on the island of Zealand 30 km from Copenhagen. In 980, the King of Denmark moved the capital of the country from Jelling to Roskilde, which was from now on the royal residence of the Danes.
Who Discovered the magnetic field?
Hans Christian Oersted
Danish physicist and chemist Hans Christian Oersted (1777-1851) discovers in 1820 that electric current affects a compass needle and create magnetic fields. He was the first scientist to find the connection between electricity and magnetism. He is remembered today for Oersted's Law.
If the whole of Scandinavia was one country, how populous would that be?
80 million (as much as Germany)
60 million (as much as Italy)
40 million (as much as Poland)
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.
Where is Copenhagen?
at point 1
at point 2
at point 3
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.
What is the elevation of the highest point in the kingdom of Denmark?
approx 3.7 m (12 ft)
approx 37 m (120 ft)
approx 370 m (1200 ft)
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.
Which city's metro has such a logo?
The Copenhagen Metro is a 20.4-kilometre (12.7 mi) system opened between 2002 and 2007, and has two lines, M1 and M2. The metro has 22 stations, of which nine are underground. In 2016, the metro carried 61 million passengers.
The Order of the Elephant is the highest-ranked honour of ...
It has origins in the 15th century, but has officially existed since 1693, and since the establishment of constitutional monarchy in 1849, is now almost exclusively used to honour royalty and heads of state.
What city is the capital of the Faroe Islands?
Tórshavn is the capital and largest town of the Faroe Islands.