Norway Trivia Quiz

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Norway Trivia Quiz

Test your mad Norwegian skills! How well do you know Norway? ? ?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the capital of Norway?
    • A. 

      Helsinki

    • B. 

      Oslo

    • C. 

      Trondheim

    • D. 

      Washington, D.C.

    • E. 

      Kirkenes

  • 2. 
    The currency of Norway is the…
    • A. 

      Pound

    • B. 

      Euro

    • C. 

      Deutsche mark

    • D. 

      Krone

    • E. 

      Nordikyn

  • 3. 
    Norway is not a member of…
    • A. 

      The European Union (EU)

    • B. 

      The United Nations (UN)

    • C. 

      North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)

    • D. 

      International Organization for Standardization (ISO)

    • E. 

      World Trade Organization (WTO)

  • 4. 
    How large is Norway, in terms of geographic area?
    • A. 

      64,876 square miles (smaller than Florida)

    • B. 

      98,533 square miles (about the size of Oregon)

    • C. 

      11,022 square miles (a little larger than Massachusetts)

    • D. 

      267,394 square miles (a bit smaller than Texas)

    • E. 

      125,182 square miles (slightly larger than New Mexico)

  • 5. 
    Norway has which type of government?
    • A. 

      Democratic republic

    • B. 

      Grand duchy

    • C. 

      Constitutional monarchy

    • D. 

      Oligarchy

    • E. 

      Theocracy

  • 6. 
    What is the population of Norway?
    • A. 

      1,422,687 (about the same as Maine)

    • B. 

      4,660,539 (almost that of Alabama)

    • C. 

      807,413 (similar to South Dakota)

    • D. 

      37,961,664 (approximately that of California)

    • E. 

      12,351,752 (close to Pennsylvania)

  • 7. 
    Who are the leaders of Norway?
    • A. 

      King Dag IV and Prime Minister Tore Schei

    • B. 

      King Harald V and Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg

    • C. 

      King Ludwig II and Prime Minister Knut Hamsun

    • D. 

      King Edvard X and Prime Minister Aasmund Vinje

    • E. 

      King Olav III and Prime Minister Aksel Sandemose

  • 8. 
    This image represents which mathematical concept, discovered by Norwegian mathematician Marius Sophus Lie?
    • A. 

      Theory of relativity

    • B. 

      Quadratic equation

    • C. 

      Algebraic K-theory

    • D. 

      Hyperbolic links

    • E. 

      Theory of continuous symmetry

  • 9. 
    Which Norwegian playwright created the character Hedda Gabler, considered by many critics to be the “female Hamlet”?
    • A. 

      Sigrid Undset

    • B. 

      Henrik Ibsen

    • C. 

      Alexander Kielland

    • D. 

      Cora Sandel

    • E. 

      Jostein Gaarder

  • 10. 
    Norway boasts the northernmost…
    • A. 

      Mountain, penguin colony, mosque, and post office

    • B. 

      Capital, palm tree, statue, and subway

    • C. 

      Island, museum, web cam, and 9-hole golf course

    • D. 

      Coral reef, active volcano, university, and brewery

    • E. 

      Metropolitan area, nuclear power plant, stone castle, and ceramics factory

  • 11. 
    On June 7, 1905, Norway became officially independent from which country?
    • A. 

      Great Britain

    • B. 

      Finland

    • C. 

      Sweden

    • D. 

      Germany

    • E. 

      Greenland

  • 12. 
    Which side did Norway officially support during WWII?
    • A. 

      Allied powers

    • B. 

      Axis powers

    • C. 

      Ottoman Empire

    • D. 

      Dutch Republic

    • E. 

      It was neutral

  • 13. 
    The indigenous people of Norway are known as…
    • A. 

      Maya

    • B. 

      Sami

    • C. 

      Tuareg

    • D. 

      Basque

    • E. 

      Ojibwe

  • 14. 
    How many Nobel Prize winners have been from Norway?
    • A. 

      11

    • B. 

      28

    • C. 

      19

    • D. 

      5

    • E. 

      0

  • 15. 
    Of the six Nobel Prizes awarded each year, most are awarded in Sweden except this one, which is awarded in Norway:
    • A. 

      Physics

    • B. 

      Literature

    • C. 

      Chemistry

    • D. 

      Peace

    • E. 

      Medicine

  • 16. 
    Norway is the world’s third largest exporter of…
    • A. 

      Agricultural products

    • B. 

      Motor vehicle parts

    • C. 

      Oil

    • D. 

      Computers

    • E. 

      Furniture

  • 17. 
    Norway is rated 5th and the United States is rated 61st in which 2010 international index?
    • A. 

      Human Development Index

    • B. 

      Environmental Performance Index

    • C. 

      Wind Speed Index

    • D. 

      Economic Consistency Index

    • E. 

      Citizen Happiness Index

  • 18. 
    What is the unofficial national dish of Norway?
    • A. 

      Grandiosa frozen pizza

    • B. 

      Eggo waffles

    • C. 

      Big Macs

    • D. 

      Boston cream donuts

    • E. 

      Jose Ole burritos

  • 19. 
    Every year since 1947, Norway has presented England with…
    • A. 

      An olive branch for the Prime Minister’s office

    • B. 

      A pair of wooden shoes for the British Museum

    • C. 

      A Christmas tree for Trafalgar Square

    • D. 

      A car for ceremonial parades

    • E. 

      An honorary Norwegian passport for a British citizen