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Norwegian History

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1. Who was the first king of Norway?
Olav Tryggvason
Harald Hårfagre (Fairhair)
Harald Hardråde (Hardrada)
Olav Haraldsson
2. What city was Norway's capital from 997-1016 and 1028-1217?
Oslo
Borg (Sarpsborg)
Nidaros (Trondheim)
Bjørgvin (Bergen)
3. When did the black death come to Norway?
1349
1347
1348
It didn't come to Norway
4. When did Norway, Sweden and Denmark unify to the Kalmar Union?
1350
1397
1537
1678
5. Which trading company controlled most of the trade from Bergen in the medieval age?
The English East India Company
The Republic of Venice
VOC
The Hanseatic League
6. When did Norway become a puppet state under the Danish king?
1537
1397
1517
1814
7. What event dragged Denmark-Norway into the Napoleonic Wars?
Napoleon's attack on Russia
Napoleon threathening Denmark-Norway
The British attack on Copenhagen
Russia annexing Finland
8. In what year did Norway get its constituion?
1812
1799
1905
1814
9. What was the national anthem in the period 1814-1820?
Norges Skaal
Ja, vi elsker
Sønner av Norge
Kongesangen
10. What is the oldest political party that still exists today?
Labour party (Arbeiderpartiet)
Liberal Party (Venstre)
Progress party (Fremskrittspartiet)
The Coastal party (Kystpartiet)
11. When did Norway gain its independence from Sweden?
1905
1817
1879
1884
12. Who was the King of Norway during WW1 and WW2?
Olav V
Harald V
Haakon VII
Oscar II
13. When did Norway enter WW1?
Norway was neutral during WW1
1914
1915
1916
14. When did Norway enter WW2?
Norway was neutral during WW2
1941
1943
1940
15. Who is the Queen of Norway today?
Sonja
Maud
Sofie
Josefine
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