Sweden Quiz

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 06 June, 2006, 12:00am
UPDATED : Tuesday, 06 June, 2006, 12:00am

1 What is the only reading material that surpasses the Bible in terms of global readership? 2 What is the name of 'the blonde one' in Abba? 3 What beverage does Sweden lead the world in per capita consumption? 4 What was the first job of Lars Magnus Ericsson, Swedish inventor and founder of telephone equipment manufacturer Ericsson? 5 How many times has Swedish film icon Ingmar Bergman won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film? 6 In what century did famously peaceful Sweden wage its last war? 7 What is the whole name of Pippi Longstocking, the most beloved Swedish children's books character? 8 What country does the Oresund bridge link Sweden with? 9 What letter cannot be found in the Swedish alphabet? 10 In what year were the Olympics held in Sweden?


1 The IKEA catalogue (160million copies printed worldwide) 2 Agnetha Falkskog 3 Milk 4 He was a miner at the age of 12. 5 Three times: 1960, 1961 and 1983. 6 The 19th Century. Sweden's last military campaign was against Norway in the summer of 1814. 7 Pippilotta Delicatessa Windowshade Mackrelmint Efraim's Daughter Longstocking, and in the Swedish original Pippilotta Viktualia Rullgardina Krusmynta Efraimsdotter Langstrump. 8 Denmark. It connects Malmo with the Danish capital, Copenhagen. 9 W (and in case you were wondering, the country's name in Swedish is Sverige and the language is Svenska). 10 1912.