Quiz: Only A Swede Will Be Able To Pass This Swedish Culture Test. Can You?

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Find out how much you really know about Swedish culture by taking this quiz and answering questions about Swedish food and traditions. Can you pass?

 Jun 05, 2018

1 of 18Pick your answer!

When is "julbord" served?
Easter
New Years Eve
Christmas

2 of 18Pick your answer!

What does the Swedish concept of "lagom" mean?
Work then play
Just enough
Too much

3 of 18Pick your answer!

What is "falukorv"?
Meatballs
Fish
Sausage

4 of 18Pick your answer!

In what month does Waffle Day take place?
May
November
March

5 of 18Pick your answer!

"Gravlax" is salmon. True or false?
True
False

6 of 18Pick your answer!

What is eaten on "Kanelbullens Dag"?
Cinnamon buns
Meatballs
Donuts

7 of 18Pick your answer!

"Raggmunk" are pancakes made out of what?
Herring
Pumpkin
Potato

8 of 18Pick your answer!

When is St. Lucia's Day?
April 4
September 2
December 13

9 of 18Pick your answer!

Is "ostkaka" sweet or savory?
Sweet
Savory

10 of 18Pick your answer!

"Kräftskiva" or crayfish parties take place when?
At the beginning of spring
At the end of summer
At the start of winter

11 of 18Pick your answer!

What kind of nuts go into "biskvi"?
Almonds
Peanuts
Pistachios

12 of 18Pick your answer!

Midsummer takes places on the shortest day of the year. True or false?
False
True

13 of 18Pick your answer!

When is "semla" eaten?
Good Friday
Easter Sunday
Shove Tuesday

14 of 18Pick your answer!

How do Swedes celebrate "Valborg"?
Lighting bonfires
Drinking wine
Going fishing

15 of 18Pick your answer!

"Saltlakrits" candy has what flavor?
Mint
Liquorice
Coffee

16 of 18Pick your answer!

What is "fika"?
A vacation
A nap
A coffee break

17 of 18Pick your answer!

What is "glögg"?
Mulled wine
Eggnog
Orange juice

18 of 18Pick your answer!

Sweden is part of Scandinavia. True or false?
False
True
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Sweden is a Scandinavian country located in Northern Europe. It's known as one of the Nordic countries bordering Norway and Finland, and is connected to Denmark. By area, Sweden is the third-largest country in the European Union, and has a population of just over 10 million people. Viking expeditions took off from Sweden between the 8th and 11th centuries, and the country became the Kingdom of Sweden sometime after. During the 17th century, Sweden emerged as a strong European power, and remained neutral during the First and Second World Wars. Today Sweden in a Constitutional Monarchy headed by King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia. One of the most famous pop groups to emerge from Sweden is ABBA, who won the Eurovision song contest in 1974. To find out how much you know about Sweden, simply take this quiz.