What Do You Know About Sweden?

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What Do You Know About Sweden? - Quiz

A lot of people think they know Sweden. This test will show if you know some basics.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the name of the Swedish King?

    • A.

      Carl Gustaf

    • B.

      Haakon

    • C.

      Wilhelm II

    Correct Answer
    A. Carl Gustaf
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Carl Gustaf because he is the current king of Sweden. He ascended to the throne in 1973 and has been serving as the king ever since. Carl Gustaf is the son of Prince Gustaf Adolf and Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. He is known for his dedication to environmental causes and his efforts to modernize the monarchy.

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  • 2. 

    What kind of music Sweden is not famous for?

    • A.

      Classical music

    • B.

      Pop music

    • C.

      Death Metal

    Correct Answer
    A. Classical music
    Explanation
    Sweden is known for its contributions to pop music and death metal, with famous artists such as ABBA and Swedish House Mafia in pop music and bands like In Flames and Opeth in death metal. However, Sweden is not particularly famous for its classical music. While there have been notable Swedish classical composers like Wilhelm Stenhammar, Swedish music scene is more renowned for its contemporary and popular genres rather than classical music.

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  • 3. 

    How many European countries have a larger area than Sweden?

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      4

    • C.

      6

    Correct Answer
    B. 4
    Explanation
    There are four European countries that have a larger area than Sweden.

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  • 4. 

    What is the average temperature in Stockholm in July?

    • A.

      12

    • B.

      18

    • C.

      23

    Correct Answer
    C. 23
    Explanation
    The average temperature in Stockholm in July is 23 degrees.

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  • 5. 

    Which of the following Nobel prizes is not awarded by a Swedish organisation?

    • A.

      Nobel Peace Prize

    • B.

      Nobel Prize in Physics

    • C.

      Nobel Prize in Chemistry

    Correct Answer
    A. Nobel Peace Prize
    Explanation
    The Nobel Peace Prize is not awarded by a Swedish organization. It is awarded by the Norwegian Nobel Committee, which is appointed by the Norwegian Parliament. The other two prizes, Nobel Prize in Physics and Nobel Prize in Chemistry, are awarded by Swedish organizations.

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  • 6. 

    When did Sweden become an independent kingdom?

    • A.

      1337

    • B.

      1442

    • C.

      1523

    Correct Answer
    C. 1523
    Explanation
    In 1523, Sweden became an independent kingdom. This marks the year when Gustav Vasa successfully led a rebellion against the Danish rule, establishing Sweden as a separate and sovereign nation. Prior to this, Sweden had been under the control of various foreign powers, including Denmark and the Kalmar Union. The year 1523 is significant in Swedish history as it marked the beginning of a new era of independence and self-governance for the country.

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  • 7. 

    How many Germans live in Sweden?

    • A.

      Almost nobody

    • B.

      About 47,000

    • C.

      About 8 million

    Correct Answer
    B. About 47,000
    Explanation
    The answer "about 47,000" suggests that there are approximately 47,000 Germans living in Sweden. This implies that there is a significant number of Germans residing in Sweden, although it is not as high as the number of Swedes or the population of Germany itself.

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  • 8. 

    Select the Swedish flag.
    • 1.
    • 2.
    • 3.

    • A.

      1.

    • B.

      2.

    • C.

      3.

    Correct Answer
    A. 1.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1 because the Swedish flag is represented by a blue background with a yellow Scandinavian cross that extends to the edges of the flag.

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  • 9. 

    What is one of the most popular sports in Sweden?

    • A.

      Curling

    • B.

      Ice hockey

    • C.

      Tennis

    Correct Answer
    B. Ice hockey
    Explanation
    Ice hockey is one of the most popular sports in Sweden because of its long-standing tradition and success in the sport. Sweden has a strong ice hockey culture, with many professional leagues and teams. The Swedish national team has also been successful in international competitions, including winning multiple Olympic medals and World Championships. Ice hockey is widely followed and supported by fans in Sweden, making it a popular sport in the country.

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  • 10. 

    Stockholm suburbs has about as many inhabitants as?

    • A.

      Berlin

    • B.

      Bremen

    • C.

      Munich

    Correct Answer
    C. Munich
    Explanation
    Stockholm suburbs have approximately the same number of inhabitants as Munich.

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