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?
Christmas
Easter
New Years Eve

2 of 18Pick your answer!

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

3 of 18Pick your answer!

What is "falukorv"?
Sausage
Meatballs
Fish

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?
False
True

6 of 18Pick your answer!

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

7 of 18Pick your answer!

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

8 of 18Pick your answer!

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

9 of 18Pick your answer!

Is "ostkaka" sweet or savory?
Savory
Sweet

10 of 18Pick your answer!

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

11 of 18Pick your answer!

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

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?
Shove Tuesday
Good Friday
Easter Sunday

14 of 18Pick your answer!

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

15 of 18Pick your answer!

"Saltlakrits" candy has what flavor?
Coffee
Liquorice
Mint

16 of 18Pick your answer!

What is "fika"?
A nap
A vacation
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?
True
False
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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.