What Scandinavian Nickname Should You Go By?

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By: Nikki Weed

6 Min Quiz

As a Scandinavian, what would be the most important part of your day?

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What would your ancient Scandinavian hobby be?

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How would you interpret the term "self-perception"?

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Which Scandinavian holiday party do you place at the top of your favorite holiday list, and why?

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Much like Alaska, much of the area that comprises Scandinavia has incredibly long or short days, depending on the season. Which season do you prefer, and why?

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In the tumultuous past of the Nordic people, sometimes a battle cry was necessary to be taken seriously. What would yours be?

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What's your favorite thing to do in your spare time?

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What is one thing that you hate more than anything else in the entire world?

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How important is your wardrobe to you, and what does it consist of?

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What do you have the strongest opinion on?

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If you were to commit a crime, what would the witness state as your most striking and identifiable characteristic?

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In what Scandinavian harbor would your ship have landed?

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Complete this sentence: Cleanliness is next to ...

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What is one movie that you could or have watched over 50 times, and foresee yourself watching it many more times in the future?

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What would be the first thing to enter your mind in the morning if you lived in old Scandanavian times?

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If you were to host a fun game night and invite some of your other modern Scandinavian friends, what game would you most likely want to play?

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There's an old expression that categorizes a person depending on how they depict a glass with a certain amount of fluid. What "glass half" do you consider yourself?

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If you were to raise morale on a Viking longboat cruising over the North Sea, what joke are you most likely to tell?

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Every Scandinavian needs some way to protect themselves! What weapon from the early Viking days would you most likely use?

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Scandinavians are known for liking to do things as eco-friendly as possible, which includes doing a large amount of walking. What footwear are you most likely to be sporting on your meander to market?

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Many people don't realize it, but Scandinavians love colorful patterns. What colorful pattern combination would you choose for your cloak?

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Fish and seafood have always been a Scandinavian staple. What kind do you prefer and how do you like it prepared?

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Modern Scandinavian countries have some of the best stores. In which one are you most likely to be shopping?

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As you're trekking to the store in an environmentally friendly way (on foot), what are you going to be playing through your Air Pods?

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Coffee is a strong pillar of Nordic beverage culture, with many different variations available. What do opt to order when needing a caffeine jolt?

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What can be found sitting on your coffee table (besides coffee)?

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How do you get around town?

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Hairstyles can really create an identity, and some Scandinavian hair-dos really stand out as different! What unique hairstyle would you most likely sport?

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Which social media platform do you participate in the most?

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Which Viking warrior are you most likely a descendant of?

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About This Quiz

Looking past the stereotypes of the Scandinavian countries, they're actually a pretty happy bunch of people. Denmark has been voted as the happiest country on Earth ... could it be because they also eat more pasta than any other country in the world? Sweden takes just about every holiday and makes the most of it, including going house to house on Easter getting treats. We can't forget about Norway, either! What other happy-go-lucky place would actually knight a penguin?

Life wasn't always as happy as it is right now. The tumultuous history of the Scandavanian region begins with the less-than-glamourous colonization of the area by barbarians. Those who decided to flee to the region were fed up with rules and regulations of their roots further south. In search of fortune and happiness, people boarded ships carrying upward of 60 men. They pioneered into the harsh elements that the Baltic, North and Norwegian Sea offered them. It took a healthy body and a stronger mind to survive such a voyage.

It's hard to look at the jovial Scandinavian culture of today and place the trials and tribulations on the descendants of them, though. If it were you, traveling across the rumbling sea on a frosty longboat in 830 AD, what would your fellow shipmates call you? They didn't use names like "Buddy" and "Smitty" back then, the terms of pseudo-endearment were a bit more colorful!

 Take our quiz and let us guess what you'd be called while trading your wares in a Scandanavian marketplace of yore.

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