The people of Denmark are reported to be one of the happiest in the world. And with free education and healthcare, tons of beaches, and amazing bicycle culture, it’s no wonder! Officially called the Kingdom of Denmark, this European nation is nestled among the Baltic and North Seas and multiple neighboring countries including Sweden, Germany, and Norway. The unique location of Denmark allows visitors to even put their feet in two seas at the same time!
Full of interesting locations, rich food, and incredible history, Denmark is a must-see travel destination. Before you pack your bags though, try out this quiz to test your knowledge of this Scandinavian country.
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What is the capital of Denmark?
What does Denmark have more than cars by a ratio of over 5 to 1?
Which of the following is the correct definition of the popular Danish word ‘hygge’?
The Danish alphabet follows the 25 letter English alphabet but with a few extras. How many additional letters are in the Danish alphabet?
The Danish flag is the oldest flag in use by an independent nation and unchanged from its original design. The flag was first acknowledged on what date?
Denmark is home to two of the oldest _________________ in the world.
What is the highest natural point in Denmark? And it’s only 171 metres!
The Kingdom of Denmark is comprised of over 440+ islands. How many are inhabited?
The Dane, Ole Kirk Kristiansen, is responsible for inventing what popular kids’ toy?
Denmark is part of the European Union (EU), but opted out from using the Euro as their currency. What is the name of the Danish currency that they use?
No part of Denmark is more than how many miles from the sea?
Denmark is located on a peninsula in the North Sea surrounded by islands. What one country is it attached to and shares a border with to the south?
The first inhabitants in Denmark migrated from Southern and Eastern Europe and settled around what time?
Approximately 47% of all electricity generated in Denmark comes from what type of power?
In Denmark, being unmarried on your 25th birthday gives people social license to throw what at you?
A classic Danish food, smørrebrød, or Danish open-faced sandwich dates back to the 19th century and is a slice of rye bread with what kind of toppings?
True or False? There are 14 different species of sharks live in Danish waters.
True or False? Since 1513, male Danish monarchs have either been named Christian or Frederik. The two names alternate, with a father named Christian generally naming his oldest son Frederik and vice versa.
True or False? The popular Danish Pastries were created in Copenhagen in the 1840s.
True or False? Cakes are a serious business in the regions of Denmark. In fact, there is a special pastry baked solely for Friday called Onsdagsnegl and it’s baked by the oldest bakery in Copenhagen.
More About Denmark
Need to study more about Denmark? We’ve got several answers to the quiz – plus much more – in a post full of interesting and fun facts about Denmark.