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Question 1/10

1.What meat is traditionally the centrepiece of the Nordic Christmas Eve feast?

A

Pheasant

B

Duck

C

Pigeon

Question 2/10

2.What type of fermented fish is the pungent smelling and sour tasting surströmming?

A

Herring

B

Tuna

C

Eel

Question 3/10

3.On what day do Swedes decorate cakes with confectionary silhouettes of King Gustav Adolf to commemorate his death?

A

18 January

B

7 July

C

6 November

Question 4/10

4.Which bread is the cornerstone of Nordic cuisine and the open sandwich tradition?

A

Soda

B

Rye

C

Corn

Question 5/10

5.Which Nordic eatery topped The World's 50 Best Restaurants list in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2014?

A

Fäviken

B

Noma

C

Geranium

Question 6/10

6.What herbed/spiced drink is consumed with rich foods on Nordic shores as a digestive aid?

A

Gløgg/Glögg

B

Akvavit

C

Whisky

Question 7/10

7.Which seasonal freshwater seafood is celebrated with feasting parties known as kräftskivor in Sweden around August?

A

Crayfish

B

Mussels

C

Clams

Question 8/10

8.What vegetable is known as kartoffel on Danish shores and potatis in Sweden?

A

Potato

B

Parsnip

C

Kale

Question 9/10

9.Which berry is traditionally served as a sauce with meatballs in many Nordic countries?

A

Gooseberry

B

Blackberry

C

Lingonberry

Question 10/10

10.Which beverage is the Danish brand Tuborg famed for?

A

Wine

B

Brandy

C

Beer

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