Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Danish?

Take this quiz to find out what you know, and what you don’t know, about the history and geography of the Danish language.
December 4, 2018
Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Danish?

People who live in Denmark are called Danes, so it’s a pretty safe bet that they speak Danish. So there’s something you probably already knew about the language. But beyond that, what else do you know about the language? Can you explain where and when it originated, or where it’s spoken outside of Denmark’s borders? Whether you’re learning the language or just interested in Scandinavian culture, it’s useful to know a thing or two about history and geography. Test your knowledge of the subject by taking the Danish quiz below. Held og lykke! (That means “Good luck!”)

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Dylan is a senior content producer, overseeing video and podcast projects for the U.S. team. He studied journalism at Ithaca College and previously managed social media for CBS News. He’s currently pursuing his MBA part-time at NYU Stern. His interests include podcasts, puppies, politics, alliteration, reading, writing, and dessert. Dylan lives in New York City.
Dylan is a senior content producer, overseeing video and podcast projects for the U.S. team. He studied journalism at Ithaca College and previously managed social media for CBS News. He’s currently pursuing his MBA part-time at NYU Stern. His interests include podcasts, puppies, politics, alliteration, reading, writing, and dessert. Dylan lives in New York City.

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