10 most difficult geography of Scandinavia riddles A list of ten (out of 17) geography of Scandinavia related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Geography of Scandinavia quiz Which European country capital was named Kristiania?Oslo. In 1624, during the reign of King Christian IV the city was destroyed by a fire. It was rebuilt and renamed Christiania in the king's honor. Following a spelling reform, it was known as Kristiania from 1877 to 1925, when its original name was restored.very hard 29% CopenhagenCopenhagen41%StockholmStockholm16%OsloOslo29%HelsinkiHelsinki12%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 14763 answers in 3 languages »cities 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.very hard 36% between Finland and Russiabetween Finland and Russia31%between Sweden and Finlandbetween Sweden and Finland36%between Sweden and Denmarkbetween Sweden and Denmark16%between Finland and Estoniabetween Finland and Estonia15%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 12781 answers in 3 languages »Baltic Sea 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.hard 43% 80 million (as much as Germany)80 million (as much as Germany)13%60 million (as much as Italy)60 million (as much as Italy)19%40 million (as much as Poland)40 million (as much as Poland)23%26 million (as much as Jakarta)26 million (as much as Jakarta)43%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 14426 answers in 2 languages »Denmark 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.hard 45% at point 1at point 19%at point 2at point 216%at point 3at point 328%at point 4at point 445%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 26918 answers in 3 languages »cities 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. hard 50% the Alpsthe Alps19%CarpathiansCarpathians23%Scandinavian MountainsScandinavian Mountains50%ApenninesApennines7%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 18705 answers in 2 languages »Norway 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.hard 50% approx 3.7 m (12 ft)approx 3.7 m (12 ft)3%approx 37 m (120 ft)approx 37 m (120 ft)11%approx 370 m (1200 ft)approx 370 m (1200 ft)33%approx 3700 m (12000 ft)approx 3700 m (12000 ft)50%Created by: Sandesh Sumnath. Statistics based on 15323 answers in 4 languages »Greenland riddles » Which of the following European mountain ranges will rise the most in the next century?Scandinavian Mountains. The whole Scandinavia experiences uplift as a result of post-glacial rebound. In northern Europe, this is clearly shown by the GPS data obtained by the BIFROST GPS network. The average uplift is less than 1cm/year, but it may accumulate to 400m during next 10,000 years.hard 51% Carpathian MountainsCarpathian Mountains17%AlpsAlps20%PyreneesPyrenees10%Scandinavian MountainsScandinavian Mountains51%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 24238 answers in 3 languages »tectonics riddles » Which European capital is this?Helsinki. The southwestern coast of Finland has a great many skerries; so many, in fact, that they form an archipelago. This characteristic shore makes Helsinki easily recognizable.hard 52% AthensAthens33%HelsinkiHelsinki52%LisbonLisbon8%RomeRome5%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 30192 answers in 3 languages »satellite images riddles » What is the second largest island in Europe? (After Great Britain)Iceland, having area of 103 000 km², is larger than Ireland (84 406 km²). Other European islands are much smaller.hard 53% CreteCrete5%SicilySicily10%IrelandIreland30%IcelandIceland53%Created by: Przemek. Statistics based on 18830 answers in 3 languages »geography of Europe 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.hard 53% Dutch queenDutch queen24%Norwegian queenNorwegian queen53%Russian queenRussian queen3%Mythical queen of the AmazonsMythical queen of the Amazons18%Created by: globalquiz.org. 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