Answers: What do you know about Denmark?

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Some words about getting points:
Every right answer, known or guessed, gives you one point. If you answered right on all three parts of one question, you get one extrapoint, that is 4 points for this question. That makes the highest possible score of this quiz 40.

31 - 40 points: You are Danish. And have good general knowledge.
23 - 30 points: Marvellous. Probably you have been to Denmark a couple of times.
16 - 22 points: A good result. You can be satisfied.
10 - 15 points: All right. Your knowledge of Denmark is about average.
05 - 09 points: It wasn't much. But you know probably, where Denmark is situated.
00 - 04 points: Not enough. An atlas might be worth the investment.

The right answers:

Question 1: 5-4-2
kirke means church
uge means week
lukket means closed

Question 2: 2-4-5
Bornholm, Amager and Lolland are Danish islands.

Question 3: 5-2-6
halvtreds is 50
femten is 15
firs is 80

Question 4: 6-1-5
Denmark lost Schleswig-Holstein in 1864.
The Union of Kalmar was decided on in 1397.
The union with Norway was dissolved in 1814.

Question 5: 2-3-6
The runes and the church of Jelling, the cathedral of Roskilde and Kronborg Castle are World Heritage Sites.

Question 6: 3-6-1
Hans Christian Andersen
Tycho Brahe
Søren Kierkegaard

Question 7: 5-2-3
St. Martin is celebrated on Nov, 10th
The National holiday is June, 5th
St. John's Eve is on June, 23rd

Question 8: 1-3-4
Roskilde, Copenhagen and Ringsted are situated on Zealand.

Question 9: 5-6-1
The Queen's name is Margarethe (II).
The Prince Consort is called Henrik.
The Crown Prince is Frederik.

Question 10: 5-1-6
"The Jade Cat" was written by Suzanne Brøgger.
"Out of Africa" is a work by Karen Blixen.
"The Woman and the Ape" is a novel by Peter Høeg.

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