10 most difficult Scandinavia riddles A list of ten (out of 58) Scandinavia related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Scandinavia 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 16% Sweyn ForkbeardSweyn Forkbeard16%Ragnar LothbrokRagnar Lothbrok20%Cnut the GreatCnut the Great14%William the ConquerorWilliam the Conqueror48%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 635 answers in 3 languages »Vikings 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.very hard 20% GarmGarm20%FernirFernir38%HatiHati13%SköllSköll27%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 1515 answers in 2 languages »mythology 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.very hard 27% Åland IslandsÅland Islands16%LaplandLapland22%GotlandGotland33%SkaneSkane27%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 621 answers in 3 languages »Sweden 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.very hard 28% IcelandIceland23%SwedenSweden24%FinlandFinland28%NorwayNorway22%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 1263 answers in 3 languages »seas 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% CopenhagenCopenhagen40%StockholmStockholm16%OsloOslo29%HelsinkiHelsinki12%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 15064 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 Denmark15%between Finland and Estoniabetween Finland and Estonia15%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 13379 answers in 3 languages »Baltic Sea 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 38% loose footloose foot13%knee rideknee ride36%telemarktelemark38%snow walksnow walk11%Created by: Nguyễn Văn Thành. Statistics based on 9530 answers in 3 languages »winter sports 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 44% 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)44%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 14998 answers in 2 languages »Denmark riddles » What's the name of a non-round coin?Klippe . A klippe is a square coin minted on more easily produced square flans either using round or square dies. These coins were originally issued under unfavourable conditions, such as a city under siege. Such emergency coins were issued in Vienna in 1529, while the city was besieged by the troops of the Ottoman Empire. hard 44% QuadratesQuadrates25%Klippe Klippe 44%WedgesWedges19%TrianglesTriangles10%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 445 answers in 3 languages »coins riddles » What is the longest river in Norway?Glomma. The Glomma is the longest and largest river in Norway. The 621-kilometre-long river has a drainage basin that covers a full 13% of Norway's area, all in the southern part of the country.hard 44% TanaTana17%GlommaGlomma44%DalälvenDalälven30%KemijokiKemijoki7%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 279 answers in 3 languages »Norway riddles » Play Scandinavia quiz and see all the questions.