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Trivia Quiz - Greenland or Iceland?


Go north and take this trivia quiz about the facts, history and geography of Greenland and Iceland. I think the names of these two countries should be switched but that's a totally different discussion!

Quiz Number: 5014
Date Submitted: March 29, 2013
Quiz Categories: North American Geography, European Geography
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 61.9 percent
Times Taken: 126 times
Taken by Registered Users: 9

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1. What northern country's capital is Reykjavik?
  A.   Greenland
  B.   Iceland
  C.   both Greenland and Iceland
  D.   neither Greenland and Iceland

2. What northern country's capital is Nuuk?
  A.   Greenland
  B.   Iceland
  C.   both Greenland and Iceland
  D.   neither Greenland and Iceland

3. The Arctic Circle crosses through which of the following countries?
  A.   Greenland
  B.   Iceland
  C.   both Greenland and Iceland
  D.   neither Greenland and Iceland

4. What country is home to one of the most active volcanic "hot spots" in the world?
  A.   Greenland
  B.   Iceland
  C.   both Greenland and Iceland
  D.   neither Greenland and Iceland

5. What country is home to Scoresby Sund, the longest fjord in the world?
  A.   Greenland
  B.   Iceland
  C.   both Greenland and Iceland
  D.   neither Greenland and Iceland

6. What country is a constituent country of the Kingdom of Denmark?
  A.   Greenland
  B.   Iceland
  C.   both Greenland and Iceland
  D.   neither Greenland and Iceland

7. What country is classified as an island?
  A.   Greenland
  B.   Iceland
  C.   both Greenland and Iceland
  D.   neither Greenland and Iceland

8. What country is geographically North American, but it is politically and culturally associated with Europe?
  A.   Greenland
  B.   Iceland
  C.   both Greenland and Iceland
  D.   neither Greenland and Iceland

9. What country is nicknamed ”The Land of the Midnight Sun”?
  A.   Greenland
  B.   Iceland
  C.   both Greenland and Iceland
  D.   neither Greenland and Iceland

10. In 1980, the people of this country elected the world’s first democratically elected female head of state:
  A.   Greenland
  B.   Iceland
  C.   both Greenland and Iceland
  D.   neither Greenland and Iceland


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