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Greenland Quiz


  1. What is the capital and most populous city in Greenland?
  2. Which explorer was the first to have founded a European settlement in Greenland?
  3. The people of Greenland are full citizens of which European country?
  4. Can you name the indigenous and most populous ethnic group in Greenland?
  5. What is the name of the strait that separates Greenland from Canada?
  6. True or false. The population of Greenland is less than 100,000?

  7. Greenland's flag features two equal horizontal bands of which two colours?
  8. Greenland is one of the best places in the world to see the aurora borealis, which are more commonly known by what name?
  9. What is the currency used in Greenland
  10. Which animal is the national symbol of Greenland?
  11. What is Kalaallisut?
  12. True or false? Around 50% of Greenland is covered by an ice sheet?
  13. Greenland is geographically part of which continent?
  14. True or false? It is the world's second largest island?


  1. Nuuk
  2. Erik the Red
  3. Denmark
  4. Inuit (predominantly Kalaallit)
  5. Davis Strait
  6. TRUE (as of 2021, it had a population of 56,421)
  7. Red and white
  8. Northern Lights
  9. The Danish krone (DKK)
  10. Polar bear
  11. The primary language of Greenland
  12. FALSE (it's more like 80%)
  13. North America
  14. FALSE. It's the world's largest island.