History of Norway

Can you answer these questions about the history of Norway?
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Last updated: April 16, 2021
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Who was the painter of "The Scream"?
Edvard Munch
Which town hosted the 1994 Winter Olympics?
What military officer collaborated with the Nazis and led Norway jointly with Germany?
Vidkun Quisling
From what country did Norway gain it independence in 1905?
What was the capital of the Kingdom of Norway between 997–1217?
What Norwegian-born British novelist wrote "Charlie and The Chocolate Factory"?
Roald Dahl
What was the name of the raft that was used by Thor Heyerdahl to sail
from Peru to Polynesia?
What major island did Erik the Red discover in 982?
Who was the first person to reach the South Pole?
Roald Amundsen
What Norwegian chess player's rating of 2882 is the highest in chess history?
Magnus Carlsen
What language became official in Norway in the 1990s?
Who was the playwright of "A Doll's House"?
Henrik Ibsen
Which Norwegian pianist composed "In the Hall of the Mountain King"?
Edvard Grieg
With what country did Norway have a real union from 1523–1814?
By what name was Oslo known between 1877– 1925?
In which day and month did the 2011 Norway attacks happen?
22 July
What name was given to the part of Antarctica that was annexed by Norway in 1939?
Queen Maud Land
The worldwide famous song of "Take On Me" was released
by which Norwegian band in 1984?
Who was crowned as the king of Norway in 1991?
Harald V
Which famous figure-skater won Olympic gold at age 15, in 1928?
Sonja Henie
Level 77
Nov 10, 2019
Wow, the 1100th century!
Level 37
Mar 7, 2021
There were people in Norway before the Sami
Level 67
Apr 16, 2021
Sami to be the first people in Norway? You can't be serious.

Kristiania was normal spelling from 1877.

Level 65
May 25, 2021
Roald Dahl was actually born in Cardiff, not Norway.
Level 18
Apr 27, 2022
An idea: When the capital city of norway at the end of the viking age, could also "Nidaros" be an answer? Since i wrote Nidaros and not Trondheim
Level 84
Mar 7, 2023
I'd be a little more generous with the spelling of "Harald." "Harold" should work.
Level 73
Mar 7, 2023
Yes, can you accept 'Nidaros'? I only knew that from Civ 6.