Icelandic Language and Literature
  • 1. Who is considered one of the most famous Icelandic authors?
A) Ernest Hemingway
B) J.R.R. Tolkien
C) Jane Austen
D) Halldór Laxness
  • 2. Which genre is the Icelandic medieval literature primarily known for?
A) Romance
B) Science Fiction
C) Sagas
D) Thriller
  • 3. What is the name of the volcano that erupted in Iceland in 2010 causing widespread disruption?
A) Vesuvius
B) Mount St. Helens
C) Eyjafjallajökull
D) Mauna Loa
  • 4. What is the traditional Icelandic fermented shark called?
A) Hákarl
B) Ceviche
C) Kimchi
D) Sushi
  • 5. In Icelandic, what does 'takk fyrir' mean?
A) Goodbye
B) Please
C) Thank you
D) Hello
  • 6. What is the most famous hot spring in Iceland?
A) Green Lake
B) Yellow Pool
C) Red River
D) Blue Lagoon
  • 7. Which of these is a traditional Icelandic holiday celebrated in midwinter?
A) Thanksgiving
B) Carnival
C) Diwali
D) Þorrablót
  • 8. What is the traditional Icelandic woolen sweater called?
A) Lopapeysa
B) Poncho
C) Cardigan
D) Hoodie
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