10 most difficult Norway riddles A list of ten (out of 16) Norway related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Norway quiz 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.very hard 15% Sweyn ForkbeardSweyn Forkbeard15%Ragnar LothbrokRagnar Lothbrok20%Cnut the GreatCnut the Great14%William the ConquerorWilliam the Conqueror48%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 532 answers in 3 languages »Vikings riddles » What is the name of the Norwegian Antarctic station?Troll is a Norwegian research station located at Jutulsessen, 235 kilometers (146 mi) from the coast in the eastern part of Princess Martha Coast in Queen Maud Land, Antarctica. It is Norway's only all-year research station in Antarctica. It has an overwintering capacity of eight people and a summer capacity of 40. It is served by Troll Airfield, which is the base for the Dronning Maud Land Air Network. very hard 26% GoblinGoblin7%TrollTroll26%TelemarcTelemarc17%Nord-TrøndelagNord-Trøndelag48%Created by: Fabienne. Statistics based on 392 answers in 3 languages »Antarctica riddles » 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 14776 answers in 3 languages »cities of Scandinavia riddles » How is this skiing technique called?Telemark is a form of downhill skiing using bindings where the boot is attached only at the toe (similar to those of Cross-country skiing). It came to the attention of the Norwegian public in 1868, when Sondre Norheim took part in a ski jumping competition. Norheim's technique of fluid turns soon dominated skiing. Starting in the 1910s, newer techniques based on the stem gradually replaced Telemark in the Alpine countries, as easier to master and more suitable for steep slopes.very hard 37% loose footloose foot13%knee rideknee ride36%telemarktelemark37%snow walksnow walk11%Created by: Nguyễn Văn Thành. Statistics based on 9237 answers in 3 languages »winter sports 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.hard 45% William the ConquerorWilliam the Conqueror26%Bolesław II the GenerousBolesław II the Generous13%Philip IV of FrancePhilip IV of France15%Olav TryggvasonOlav Tryggvason45%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 7552 answers in 2 languages »kings 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 Alps18%CarpathiansCarpathians23%Scandinavian MountainsScandinavian Mountains50%ApenninesApennines7%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 18751 answers in 2 languages »geography of Scandinavia 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 24284 answers in 3 languages »tectonics 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. Statistics based on 23006 answers in 2 languages »geographical names riddles » During World War II, the Norwegian resistance launched a series of sabotage actions against Hydroelectric plant in Vemor, Norway. Why?To disrupt German nuclear project. In 1934, at Vemork, Norsk Hydro built the first commercial plant capable of producing heavy water as a byproduct of fertilizer production. In 1943, a team of British-trained Norwegian commandos succeeded in destroying the production facility with a second attempt, Operation Gunnerside. Operation Gunnerside was later evaluated as the most successful act of sabotage in all of World War II.hard 54% to distrupt work of German airfieldsto distrupt work of German airfields10%to disrupt work of oilfieldsto disrupt work of oilfields11%to disrupt work of U-boat basesto disrupt work of U-boat bases23%to disrupt German nuclear projectto disrupt German nuclear project54%Created by: Riho Ishii. Statistics based on 18566 answers in 2 languages »Scandinavia riddles » Who among Vikings wore horned helmets?Nobody. Popular culture picture of a Viking wearing horned helmet developed in 19th century inspired by archaeological findings that originated from Bronze Age much earlier to Vikings' times.average 60% chieftainschieftains9%respected warriorsrespected warriors17%Vikings of NorwayVikings of Norway12%nobodynobody60%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 18866 answers in 5 languages »Middle Ages riddles » Play Norway quiz and see all the questions.