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Iceland – the land of mysteries and wonders: a quiz (part 1)

As you probably know, Iceland came onto the tourist radars because of great success in world football. Then this beautiful country was actively visited by many tourists, including celebrities -Justin Bieber and others. Icelandic landscapes have also appeared in various Hollywood films (The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Prometheus, Oblivion, etc.).

So I decided that this wonderful and mysterious land deserves a separate quiz that may even consist of several parts. Let’s try to get the warmest impressions of the cold Northern exotics! Welcome to Iceland!

P.S. As always, there are some hints in the text of my tasks and pictures.

  • Question of

    The first settlers came to this harsh region from _________________ and Britain. That’s why the Icelandic language is based on the old __________________ speech.

    • Finland, Finnish
    • Sweden, Swedish
    • Norway, Norse
    • Denmark, Danish
  • Question of

    ________________________ has always played an important role in the country’s economy.

    • fishing and processing of fish
    • export of rice
    • wood processing
    • export of coffee
  • Question of

    Reykjavik, the name of the capital of Iceland, translates as ________________________.

    • Cold Cove/Cold Bay
    • Smoke Cove/Smoky Bay
    • Cloudy Cove/Cloudy Bay
    • Rainy Cove/Rainy Bay
  • Question of

    Iceland is a true paradise for ____________ tourism.

    • beach
    • extreme
    • nightlife
    • shopping
  • Question of

    ____________________________, the Prime Minister of Iceland, as a student starred in the video of the Icelandic indie pop group “Bang Gang”.

    • Katrín Jakobsdóttir
    • Bjarni Benediktsson
    • Sigurður Ingi Jóhannsson
    • Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson
  • Question of

    Megapopular Icelandic singer _________________ often speaks in the media on current environmental issues.

    • Ólöf Arnalds
    • Jóhanna Guðrún Jónsdóttir
    • Bjork
    • Greta Salóme
  • Question of

    According to the World Happiness Report 2019, Iceland is ranked _____________. I think, it’s quite cool for this small Nordic country!

    • first
    • second
    • third
    • fourth
  • Question of

    ___________________ jokes and proverbs/sayings are especially popular in Iceland.

    • weather
    • food
    • transport
    • shopping


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