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All About Iceland Quiz

How much do you think you know about Iceland? 15 Questions.

 
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How many square miles is Iceland?

  • About 39.000 sq mi
  • About 39.500 sq mi
  • About 40.000 sq mi
  • About 40.500 sq mi

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(As of 2013) What is the population of Iceland?

  • About 279.000
  • About 291.000
  • About 311.000
  • About 323.000

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What volcano erupted in 2010 and delayed flights all over the world?

  • Fimmvorduhals
  • Eyjafjallajokull
  • Hekla
  • Krafla

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Who was the first viking to permanently settle in Iceland?

  • Eirikur Thorvaldsson
  • Leifur Eiriksson
  • Ingolfur Arnarson
  • Hrafna-Floki Vilgerdarson

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Who decided to call Iceland by the name 'Iceland'?

  • Hrafna-Floki Vilgerdarson
  • Ingolfur Arnarson
  • Leifur Eiriksson
  • Hallgrimur Petursson

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Match the Icelandic word to their English meanings. (The Icelandic word are not spelled just like that, Triviala just win't let me put the Icelandic letters)

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Left

  • Takk fyrir
  • Bless
  • Godan daginn
  • Umferdarongthveiti

Right

  • Goodbye
  • Good morning
  • Thanks
  • Traffic jam

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Which Icelandic viking discovered America around the year 1000AD?

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Which volcano in Iceland was once believed to be a gate to Hell?

  • Snaefellsjokull
  • Krafla
  • Eyjafjallajokull
  • Hekla

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From which country in Europe did Iceland get independence from in 1944?

  • Denmark
  • Norway
  • Sweden
  • Finland

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Can you put the Icelandic presidents in order from first to last?

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  • Vigdis Finnbogadottir
  • Sveinn Bjornsson
  • Kristjan Eldjarn
  • Asgeir Asgeirsson

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Who is the current president of Iceland?

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The Icelandic actor Gisli Orn Gardarsson starred in which widely known Hollywood-movie?

  • Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift
  • Alice in Wonderland
  • The Prince of Persia: Sands of Time
  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

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An Icelandic director has become quite famous in Hollywood, his two best known movies are probably 2 Guns and Contraband. What is his name?

  • Baltasar Kormakur
  • Salatbar Kormakur
  • Baltasar Kjerulf
  • Salatbar Kjerulf

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Iceland only has one city and that city is Iceland's capital, what is it called?

  • Reykjanes
  • Akureyri
  • Reykjavik
  • Reykjadalur

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The Icelandic flag has three colors, what colors are that?

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