Answers: What do you know about Norway?

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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 from Norway. And have good general knowledge.
23 - 30 points: Marvellous. Probably you have been to Norway a couple of times.
16 - 22 points: A good result. You can be satisfied.
11 - 15 points: All right. Your knowledge of Norway is about average.
06 - 10 points: It wasn't much. But you know probably, where Norway is situated.
00 - 05 points: Not enough. Ask for an atlas as a Christmas-gift.

The right answers:

Question 1: 3-5-2
Håkon VII was Norway's first king in modern times.
Olav V was king during 1957 - 1991.
Since 1991 Harald V is king.

Question 2: 1-6-4
Edvard Grieg
Thor Heyerdahl
Rolv Wesenlund

Question 3: 2-5-4
Hamar is situated in Hedmark.
Lillehammar you can find in Oppland.
Narvik is in Nordland.

Question 4: 3-4-6
The Holmenkollen ist to be found in Oslo.
One can visit the Ibsenhouse in Skien.
The Nidaros-Cathedral is situated in Trondheim.

Question 5: 3-4-5
The three biggest groups of exports are raw oil and gas, metals and agriculture and fishing.

Question 6: 1-5-6
The Union of Kalmar started in 1397.
The union with Sweden started in 1815.
In 1922 Norway annexed the island of Jan Mayen.

Question 7: 3-2-4
Bjørn Daehlie was famous in skiing.
Sonia Henie was excellent in figure skating.
Lasse Kjus was an outstanding downhill racer.

Question 8: 1-2-6
Bjørnstjerne Bjørnsen, Knut Hamsun and Sigrid Undset were awarded the Nobel Prize in literature.

Question 9: 4-6-3
Tormod Haugen wrote "The Night Birds".
"Peer Gynt" came from the pencil of Henrik Ibsen.
Jostein Gaarder wrote the bestseller "Sophie's World".

Question 10: 3-6-4
Bringebaer are raspberries.
Jordbaer are strawberries.
Tyttebaer are cowberries.

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