Which Nordic Country? Multiple Choice

Pick the Nordic country which the given statement is related to.
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Last updated: March 26, 2019
First submittedFebruary 13, 2019
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1. Is the biggest one by area
Finland
Iceland
Denmark
Sweden
Norway
2. Owns the Åland Islands
Denmark
Norway
Finland
Iceland
Sweden
The majority speak Swedish there but is under Finnish rule
3. Elected world's first female head of government democratically
Finland
Iceland
Norway
Sweden
Denmark
Vigdís Finnbogadóttir, the first female president of Iceland
4. Invented Lego
Norway
Sweden
Iceland
Denmark
Finland
5. Used to be a part of the Russian Empire till 1917
Denmark
Iceland
Sweden
Finland
Norway
After the Finnish Civil War, Finland gained its independence from the Russian Empire
6. Uses Euro as its official currency
Finland
Norway
Sweden
Denmark
Iceland
The others all use "Crown" (Krona / Krone)
7. Produces most of Europe's oil
Denmark
Norway
Finland
Sweden
Iceland
Norway is world's 15th largest oil producer
8. Is called "The Land of The Thousand Lakes"
Iceland
Norway
Denmark
Finland
Sweden
It's because there are at least 187,888 lakes in the country
9. Hosted the Winter Olympics twice
Sweden
Norway
Iceland
Denmark
Finland
First in Oslo in 1952 and second in Lillehammer in 1994
10. Has the world's oldest active parliament
Sweden
Norway
Finland
Iceland
Denmark
It started in 930
11. First to abolish censorship
Sweden
Norway
Finland
Denmark
Iceland
Sweden also introduced a law guaranteeing freedom of the press and abolishing censorship in 1766, then Denmark-Norway followed suit in 1770
12. Has had a French king
Denmark
Norway
Sweden
Finland
Iceland
Charles XIV John, the founder of the current Swedish Royal House, was one of Napoleon's closest allies as well
13. Its language has two written standards
Iceland
Sweden
Finland
Norway
Denmark
Bokmål (book tongue) and Nynorsk (new Norwegian)
14. Its flag is the world's oldest flag still in use today
Iceland
Norway
Sweden
Denmark
Finland
It was adopted in 1370, and second comes Norway's flag in between Nordic contries which was adopted in 1899
15. Its official language is NOT Indo-European
Iceland
Norway
Denmark
Finland
Sweden
Finnish is an Uralic language, in the same family as Hungarian, Estonian and Sami
16. Finnmark is its northernmost mainland region
Norway
Denmark
Iceland
Finland
Sweden
17. Wind power produces almost half of country's total electricity
Sweden
Finland
Denmark
Norway
Iceland
Almost 43% of Denmark's electricity comes from wind power, world's highest
18. Discovered America first
Iceland
Sweden
Finland
Norway
Denmark
Half a millennium before Columbus “discovered” America, Leif Eriksson may have been the first European ones to ever have touched North American soil
19. Got the second place in the FIFA World Cup
Iceland
Finland
Denmark
Norway
Sweden
In 1958 FIFA World Cup, Sweden, the host, lost to Brazil in the finals
20. Legalized pornography first
Finland
Norway
Sweden
Iceland
Denmark
The ban on pornography in Denmark was lifted in 1967 and got legalized in 1969
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Level 50
Jun 3, 2019
Pretty fun quiz. Good job.
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Level 38
Dec 9, 2021
Greenland is part of Denmark so Denmark should be bigger than Sweden