Iceland Quiz

Iceland Quiz Questions

1) When did Iceland become a republic?
a) 17 April 1848
b) 17 June 1944
c) 18 September1880
d) 11 November 1911

2) Who was Iceland’s first president?
a) Sveinn Bjornsson
b) Jon Sigurdsson
c) Olaf Tryggvvason
d) Vigdis Finnbogadottir

3) Which country kept a force of 60,000 in Iceland in 1941?
a) Germany
b) France
c) USA
d) Italy

4) Which sea is to the north of Iceland?
a) Baltic
b) North
c) Greenland
d) Irish

5) Which is the capital of Iceland?
a) Akureyri
b) Hafnarfjourdnar
c) Reykjavik
d) Selfoss

6) Which is the largest volcano in Vatna Glacier?
a) Thjorsa
b) Grimsvotn
c) Fjollum
d) Lagarfljot

7) When was the University of Iceland established?
a) 1901
b) 1904
c) 1911
d) 1907

8) Which is the currency of Iceland?
a) Euro
b) Krona
c) Guilder
d) Drachma

9) Which is the official language of Iceland?
a) Gaelic
b) Manx
c) Cornish
d) Icelandic

10) When did Iceland join NATO?
a) 1964
b) 1956
c) 1949
d) 1936

Iceland Quiz Questions and Answers

English: Sveinn Björnsson (27 February 1881 – ...

Sveinn Björnsson (27 February 1881 – 25 January 1952), first president of the Republic of Iceland. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) When did Iceland become a republic?
b) 17 June 1944

2) Who was Iceland’s first president?
a) Sveinn Bjornsson

3) Which country kept a force of 60,000 in Iceland in 1941?
c) USA

4) Which sea is to the north of Iceland?
c) Greenland

5) Which is the capital of Iceland?
c) Reykjavik

6) Which is the largest volcano in Vatna Glacier?
b) Grimsvotn

7) When was the University of Iceland established?
c) 1911

8) Which is the currency of Iceland?
b) Krona

9) Which is the official language of Iceland?
d) Icelandic

10) When did Iceland join NATO?
c) 1949

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Updated: April 29, 2017 — 9:17 am

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    Always fun with quizzes but nr:6 doesn’t make sense. I think you tried to spell Grímsvötn as the answer but that is a lake..
    Here is another quiz about Iceland:
    http://www.rent.is/blog/iceland-trivia
    Good luck!

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