WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT NORWAY?


How much do you know about Norway? What do you know about its people? We give you 10 questions, each divided into 3 parts. And we give you 6 answers. Make your choice and write down your answers. For every correct answer you get 1 point. If you answer correctly on all 3 parts of the same question you get 1 extrapoint, that is 4 points on that question.

All set? Good luck!



Question  1: Who was King of Norway during the following periods?

A: 1905 - 1957           1: Fredrik VII
B: 1957 - 1991           2: Harald V
C: 1991 - ?           3: Håkon VII
            4: Kristian III
            5: Olav V
            6: Oscar III



Question  2: What are their christian names?

A: Grieg (music for Peer Gynt)           1: Edvard
B: Heyerdahl (Kon-Tiki)           2: Jan
C: Wesenlund (Fleksnes)           3: Krister
            4: Rolv
            5: Sixten
            6: Thor



Question  3: In which county can you find the following cities?

A: Hamar           1: Finnmark
B: Lillehammar           2: Hedmark
C: Narvik           3: Hordaland
            4: Nordland
            5: Oppland
            6: Rogaland



Question 4: In which cities can you find the following sights?

A: the Holmenkollen           1: Bergen
B: the Ibsenhouse           2: Kongsberg
C: the Nidaros-Cathedral           3: Oslo
            4: Skien
            5: Stavanger
            6: Trondheim



Question 5: Which three goups of products are the main exports from Norway?

  1: electricity
  2: timber
  3: agriculture and fishing
  4: metals
  5: raw oil and gas
  6: textiles



Question 6: When did the following happenings occur?

A: Start of the Union of Kalmar           1: 1397
B: The union between Sweden and Norway starts           2: 1529
C: The Norwegians annex the island of Jan Mayen           3: 1683
            4: 1713
            5: 1815
            6: 1922



Question 7: In which wintersports were the following Norwegians outstanding?

A: Bjørn Daehlie           1: bobsleigh
B: Sonia Henie           2: figure skating
C: Lasse Kjus           3: skiing
            4: downhill racing
            5: biathlon
            6: icehockey



Question 8: Which three of the following Nobelprizewinners won it in literature?

            1: Bjørnstjerne Bjørnsen
            2: Knut Hamsun
            3: Odd Hassel
            4: Christian Lous Lange
            5: Fridtjof Nansen
            6: Sigrid Undset



Question 9: Who has written the following works?

A: The Night Birds           1: Ingvar Ambjørnsen
B: Peer Gynt           2: Karin Fossum
C: Sophie's World           3: Jostein Gaarder
            4: Tormod Haugen
            5: Anne Holt
            6: Henrik Ibsen



Question 10: Which berries are those?

A: Bringebaer           1: brambles
B: Jordbaer           2: blueberries
C: Tyttebaer           3: raspberries
            4: cowberries
            5: gooseberries
            6: strawberries



Bernhard Kauntz, 2005


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