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Fridtjof Nansen Quiz

1. When did Fridtjof Nansen get Nobel Prize for Peace?
a) 1916
b) 1927
c) 1922
d) 1934

2. When was Fridtjof Nansen born?
a) 5 February 1856
b) 23 May 1867
c) 26 July 1865
d) 10 October 1861

3. Where was Fridtjof Nansen born?
a) Store-Froen
b) Nordfold
c) Tromsa
d) Svolver

4. When did Fridtjof Nansen begin his expedition across Greenland?
a) 29 March 1886
b) 23 April 1877
c) 15 August 1888
d) 12 November 1881

5. When was Fridtjof Nansen’s book Eskimoliv published?
a) 1886
b) 1891
c) 1884
d) 1882

6. On which ship did Fridtjof Nansen sail from Kristiania on 24 June 1893?
a) Fram
b) Viking
c) Windword
d) Lusitania

7. When was Fridtjof Nansen Norway’s minister in London?
a) 1902-1905
b) 1906-1908
c) 1894-1898
d) 1888-1892

8. How many German and Austro-Hungarian prisoners of war did Russia release due to efforts of Fridtjof Nansen?
a) 172,486
b) 427,886
c) 306,108
d) 612,225

9. When did Fridtjof Nansen die?
a) 19 January 1932
b) 13 May 1930
c) 30 September 1929
d) 27 December 1936

10. Where did Fridtjof Nansen die?
a) Mosjeen
b) Trondheim
c) Lysaker
d) Hamar

Fridtjof Nansen Quiz Answers

1. When did Fridtjof Nansen get Nobel Prize for Peace?
c) 1922

2. When was Fridtjof Nansen born?
d) 10 October 1861

3. Where was Fridtjof Nansen born?
a) Store-Froen

4. When did Fridtjof Nansen begin his expedition across Greenland?
c) 15 August 1888

5. When was Fridtjof Nansen’s book Eskimoliv published?
b) 1891

6. On which ship did Fridtjof Nansen sail from Kristiania on 24 June 1893?
a) Fram

7. When was Fridtjof Nansen Norway’s minister in London?
b) 1906-1908

8. How many German and Austro-Hungarian prisoners of war did Russia release due to efforts of Fridtjof Nansen?
b) 427,886

9. When did Fridtjof Nansen die?
b) 13 May 1930

10. Where did Fridtjof Nansen die?
c) Lysaker

Originally posted 2016-07-26 21:53:14.

Greenland Quiz

Greenland Quiz Questions

1. Of which kingdom Greenland is a part?
a) Belgium
b) Denmark
c) Norway
d) Sweden

2. Who founded the first European settlement in Greenland?
a) Leif Eriksson
b) Thorfinn Karlsefni
c) Eric Thorvaldson
d) Bjarni Herjulfsson

3. Which is the capital of Greenland?
a) Tasiusaq
b) Nuuk
c) Julianehab
d) Jacobshavn

4. Who began the colonization of Greenland?
a) Christopher Columbus
b) Walter Raleigh
c) Hans Egede
d) Francisco Pizarro

5. When was the first book in an Eskimo language published?
a) 1742
b) 1453
c) 1568
d) 1682

6. Which country occupied Greenland during World War II?
a) Germany
b) USA
c) France
d) Italy

7. When was the monopoly of Royal Greenland Trading Company abolished?
a) 1914
b) 1918
c) 1945
d) 1951

8. When did Greenland get home rule?
a) 5 March 1919
b) 1 May 1979
c) 5 September 1949
d) 16 December 1904

9. Which water body separates Greenland from Iceland?
a) Bay of Biscay
b) English Channel
c) Irish Sea
d) Denmark Strait

10. Which is the legislature of Greenland?
a) Bundestag
b) Landsting
c) Duma
d) Congress

Greenland Quiz Questions with Answers

1. Of which kingdom Greenland is a part?
b) Denmark

2. Who founded the first European settlement in Greenland?
c) Eric Thorvaldson

3. Which is the capital of Greenland?
b) Nuuk

4. Who began the colonization of Greenland?
c) Hans Egede

5. When was the first book in an Eskimo language published?
a) 1742

6. Which country occupied Greenland during World War II?
b) USA

7. When was the monopoly of Royal Greenland Trading Company abolished?
d) 1951

8. When did Greenland get home rule?
b) 1 May 1979

9. Which water body separates Greenland from Iceland?
d) Denmark Strait

10. Which is the legislature of Greenland?
b) Landsting

Originally posted 2017-03-26 03:35:00.