10 most difficult Scandinavia riddles A list of ten (out of 55) 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 487 answers in 3 languages »rulers 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 18% GarmGarm18%FernirFernir37%HatiHati14%SköllSköll28%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 1370 answers in 2 languages »nordic 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 26% Åland IslandsÅland Islands17%LaplandLapland21%GotlandGotland33%SkaneSkane26%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 389 answers in 2 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%SwedenSweden25%FinlandFinland28%NorwayNorway22%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 948 answers in 3 languages »islands 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 14668 answers in 2 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 12571 answers in 2 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 37% loose footloose foot13%knee rideknee ride36%telemarktelemark37%snow walksnow walk11%Created by: Nguyễn Văn Thành. Statistics based on 9097 answers in 2 languages »alpine skiing riddles » If the whole Scandinavia was one country, how populous would that be?26 million (as much as Jakarta). The combined GDP of Scandinavia would make it 13th economic power in the world, about the same size as 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 14214 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 26576 answers in 2 languages »geography of Scandinavia riddles » Which European language is Finnish most closely related to?Estonian. Finnish is not an Indo-European language. It is (together with Estonian) a member of Finnic group, which itself belong to Uralic family. Estonian and Finnish are not mutually intelligible, although many words and the grammar are similar, so people can typically understand written texts in the other language to some extent (similarily to Portuguese and Spanish).hard 44% SwedishSwedish17%EstonianEstonian44%HungarianHungarian26%NoneNone10%Created by: Paul Caspack. Statistics based on 10686 answers in 2 languages »Finland riddles » Play Scandinavia quiz and see all the questions.