Around Norway 1

Published: Thursday 13th May 2021A free quiz about the people and places of Norway.
  1. What is the capital city of Norway?
  2. Norwegian Thor Heyerdahl is famous for his 1947 voyage across the Pacific on his hand built raft, what was the name of his craft?
  3. What currency is used in Norway?
  4. Often referred to as "The King of the Fjords", which is the longest and deepest fjord in Norway?
  5. Which Norwegian playwright wrote over twenty plays including "Hedda Gabler" and "A Doll's House"?
  6. In which city would you find the National Discovery Centre for Pop and Rock, known as Rockheim?
  7. From which country did Norway dissolve a union with in 1905?
  8. In which Norwegian city would you find the church known as "The Arctic Cathedral"?
  9. Which of the Nobel prizes is traditionally awarded in Oslo?
  10. According to Norse legend what is Asgard?
  11. How many countries share a land border with Norway?
  12. In which year did Norway become the first country to grant paternity leave?
  13. Which Norwegian artwork sold for a then World record price of $120m in 2012?
  14. Which is Norway's second largest city by population?
  15. The musical "Song of Norway" is based on the life of which composer?
  16. At what age do Norwegian children generally commence school?
  17. Which Norwegian in 1946 became the first Secretary General of the United Nations?
  18. In Norway what would you purchase from a Vimmonpolet?
  19. Which Norwegian singer won the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest with "Fairytale"?
  20. Who is the Patron Saint of Norway?
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