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begins on 7/17/2016 and ends on 8/13/16.

Open only to persons twenty-one (21) years of age or older who are permanent legal residents of the fifty (50) states of the United States, Washington DC (excluding Guam, Puerto Rico, and all other U.S. territories and possessions) and who are physically located therein.

Up to four (4) entries per person.

Prize/Odds: One (1) winner with one companion will win a Viking Homelands Cruise for 2 people (1 stateroom) from a published gateway and Deluxe Veranda Stateroom Category accommodations on space-available basis only, during the 2017 sailing season (approximate retail value up to $16,398 per couple), airfare not included. Up to four entries per person. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Twenty Eight (28) winners will win a copy of The Kitchen Table cookbook shipped only to locations within the fifty (50) states of the United States and Washington DC excluding Guam, Puerto Rico, and all other U.S. territories and possessions by 9/15/16. The approximate retail value of The Kitchen Table cookbook is up to $29.99.

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My Questions:

The buildings along the Hanseatic Pier in Bryggen, the historic harbor district in Bergen, have been destroyed and rebuilt multiple times. What destroyed them? ANSWER: Fires

Which city is nicknamed the "White City of the North"? ANSWER: Helsinki, Finland

The Kronborg Castle, in Copenhagen, Denmark, was the inspirational setting for which of Shakespeare's plays? ANSWER: Hamlet

How many islands of the Stockholm archipelago are located within the Stockholm Municipality? ANSWER: 14 Islands

Considered the "Venice of the North," St. Petersburg is located along which waterway? ANSWER: Neva River

Solidarność was the first trade union in a Warsaw Pact country that was not controlled by the Communist Party. Which Polish city was its home?ANSWER: Gdansk

Which northern European city has been dubbed the oil and gas capital of Europe? ANSWER: Stavanger, Norway

The famous Flåm Railway, a branch of the Bergen Line that connects the main line to Sognefjord, gains how many vertical feet in just 12 miles? ANSWER: Over 2800 feet

Which famous author of children's fairy tales lived in the colorful housing district of Nyhavn in Copenhagen, Denmark? ANSWER: Hans Christian Andersen

Seven mountains surround the town of Bergen, Norway. Of the four listed below, which is the tallest? ANSWER: Mt. Ulriken
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Quiz #2

Located on the Orkney Islands, which Neolithic henge dates as far back as 2500 BC? Ring of Brodgar

Where is the birthplace of golf? St. Andrews

What is the name of the famous eau-de-vie of Ålborg, Denmark? What is the name of the famous eau-de-vie of Ålborg, Denmark?

Which of the following breweries was established in Copenhagen, Denmark? Carlsberg

Which Norwegian mountain village was chosen in 1979 to portray the ice planet Hoth in The Empire Strikes Back film? Finse

Where is the birthplace of both marzipan and the Christmas tree? Tallinn, Estonia

Where is Ølhallen pub, the world's northernmost brewery? Tromsø, Norway

What two seas come together at the North Cape (Nordkapp) in Norway? Norwegian Sea & Barents Sea

Located in Nordland County, Norway, which traditional district's name is derived from the Old Norse words for "lynx" and "foot"? Lofoten Islands

Which of these is the world's largest and oldest occupied castle? Windsor Castle
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Quiz #3

What is the nickname for the medieval quarter of Monaco? The Rock

What type of regional sparkling wine typically accompanies Catalonian cuisine? Cava

Who is the famous Barcelona architect best known for his Catalan modernist works? Antoni Gaud_

Toulon is regarded as the gateway to which of the following? Provence

What famous American actress-turned-princess was laid to rest in Monte Carlo? Grace Kelly

The town of Grasse, France is considered the world capital of what product? perfume

Which of the following features of the Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore is the world's largest? Brick dome

The Basilica di Santa Croce is the resting place for which famous Renaissance painter? Michelangelo

The Roman Colosseum was finished in the year 80 AD. How many spectators could it hold? 80,000

In what year did the world's first pizzeria open in Naples? 1830
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Quiz 4:
1.Q: What is the capital of the Faroe Islands? (Hint: Also an onboard venue on Viking ocean ships.)
A: Tórshavn

2. Q: Which Norwegian painter became world famous for his painting The Scream?
A: Edvard Munch

3: Q: In August 1903, which Viking ship was discovered in a large burial mound near Tønsberg, Norway?
A: Oseberg

4: Q: What was the building style used to construct Viking longships?
A: Clinker Building

5: Q: In Norse mythology, Huginn and Muninn are the two ravens of Odin, god of wisdom. What do the two ravens represent?
A: Thought & Memory

6. Q: What historical event does the Bayeux Tapestry, one of the western world's most famous medieval works of art, portray?
A: Invasion of England

7: Q: Who were the mischievous cave-dwelling creatures in Norse mythology?
A: Trolls

8: Q: Kon-Tiki, Ra II and Tigris are all ships sailed by which 20th-century explorer?
A: Thor Heyerdahl

9. Q: What was the first vessel in history that was custom made for leisure cruising?
A: Stella Polaris

10. Q: What is the name of the "Tree of Life" in Norse mythology?
A: Yggdrasil

11. Q: What current technology is named after a Viking king?
A: Bluetooth

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Quiz #2

Located on the Orkney Islands, which Neolithic henge dates as far back as 2500 BC? Ring of Brodgar

Where is the birthplace of golf? St. Andrews

What is the name of the famous eau-de-vie of Ålborg, Denmark? What is the name of the famous eau-de-vie of Ålborg, Denmark?

Which of the following breweries was established in Copenhagen, Denmark? Carlsberg

Which Norwegian mountain village was chosen in 1979 to portray the ice planet Hoth in The Empire Strikes Back film? Finse

Where is the birthplace of both marzipan and the Christmas tree? Tallinn, Estonia

Where is Ølhallen pub, the world's northernmost brewery? Tromsø, Norway

What two seas come together at the North Cape (Nordkapp) in Norway? Norwegian Sea & Barents Sea

Located in Nordland County, Norway, which traditional district's name is derived from the Old Norse words for "lynx" and "foot"? Lofoten Islands

Which of these is the world's largest and oldest occupied castle? Windsor Castle
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Quiz #2

Located on the Orkney Islands, which Neolithic henge dates as far back as 2500 BC? Ring of Brodgar

Where is the birthplace of golf? St. Andrews

What is the name of the famous eau-de-vie of Ålborg, Denmark? What is the name of the famous eau-de-vie of Ålborg, Denmark?

Which of the following breweries was established in Copenhagen, Denmark? Carlsberg

Which Norwegian mountain village was chosen in 1979 to portray the ice planet Hoth in The Empire Strikes Back film? Finse

Where is the birthplace of both marzipan and the Christmas tree? Tallinn, Estonia

Where is Ølhallen pub, the world's northernmost brewery? Tromsø, Norway

What two seas come together at the North Cape (Nordkapp) in Norway? Norwegian Sea & Barents Sea

Located in Nordland County, Norway, which traditional district's name is derived from the Old Norse words for "lynx" and "foot"? Lofoten Islands

Which of these is the world's largest and oldest occupied castle? Windsor Castle
What is the name of the famous eau-de-vie of Ålborg, Denmark? That is Aquavit! Smilie
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My Questions:

The buildings along the Hanseatic Pier in Bryggen, the historic harbor district in Bergen, have been destroyed and rebuilt multiple times. What destroyed them? ANSWER: Fires

Which city is nicknamed the "White City of the North"? ANSWER: Helsinki, Finland

The Kronborg Castle, in Copenhagen, Denmark, was the inspirational setting for which of Shakespeare's plays? ANSWER: Hamlet

How many islands of the Stockholm archipelago are located within the Stockholm Municipality? ANSWER: 14 Islands

Considered the "Venice of the North," St. Petersburg is located along which waterway? ANSWER: Neva River

Solidarność was the first trade union in a Warsaw Pact country that was not controlled by the Communist Party. Which Polish city was its home?ANSWER: Gdansk

Which northern European city has been dubbed the oil and gas capital of Europe? ANSWER: Stavanger, Norway

The famous Flåm Railway, a branch of the Bergen Line that connects the main line to Sognefjord, gains how many vertical feet in just 12 miles? ANSWER: Over 2800 feet

Which famous author of children's fairy tales lived in the colorful housing district of Nyhavn in Copenhagen, Denmark? ANSWER: Hans Christian Andersen

Seven mountains surround the town of Bergen, Norway. Of the four listed below, which is the tallest? ANSWER: Mt. Ulriken
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