Are You A Dala Wrangler?

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Are You A Dala Wrangler?

Swedish Dala horse trivia


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What province in Sweden did the Dala horse originate?
    • A. 

      Dalarna

    • B. 

      Varmland

    • C. 

      Dalsland

  • 2. 
    What year did the Lindsborg Kansas town elders decide to make the Dala horse the official logo of Lindsborg?
    • A. 

      Late 1860's

    • B. 

      Mid 1930s

    • C. 

      Early 1960's

  • 3. 
    Where is the largest Dala horse in the world?
    • A. 

      Avesta, Sweden

    • B. 

      Mora, MN

    • C. 

      Chicago, IL

  • 4. 
    The kurbit floral motif that adorns the horse is based on what plant?
    • A. 

      A cucumber plant

    • B. 

      A gourd plant

    • C. 

      Grape vines

  • 5. 
    How many wild Dala horses in the Lindsborg herd?
    • A. 

      28

    • B. 

      37

    • C. 

      30

  • 6. 
    Can a wood Dala horse have an identical twin?
    • A. 

      No, each one is hand carved and painted.

    • B. 

      Yes, they are machine manufactured.

  • 7. 
    What biblical figure is associated with the kurbit floral design?
    • A. 

      John the Baptist

    • B. 

      Jonah

    • C. 

      Queen Esther

  • 8. 
    What is the original color of the traditional Dala horse?
    • A. 

      Red

    • B. 

      Blue

    • C. 

      Orange

  • 9. 
    What other animals are commonly painted like the traditional Dala horse?
    • A. 

      Pig, reindeer, cat

    • B. 

      Rooster, pig, moose

    • C. 

      Wolf, trout, cat

  • 10. 
    Who is traditionally credited with originating the Dala horse?
    • A. 

      King of Sweden / Aristocracy

    • B. 

      Woodsman / Soldiers

    • C. 

      A Tourism & Convention Bureau

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