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Question 1: The Sound (locally known as Sundet, Danish Øresund or Swedish Öresund), is the strait that separates the Danish island Zealand from the southern Swedish province of ________.
ScaniaJämtlandLundSweden

Question 2: In 1429 King ________ introduced the Sound Dues which remained in effect for more than four centuries, until 1857.
Christian I of DenmarkChristopher of BavariaMargaret I of DenmarkEric of Pomerania

Question 3: The Öresund Bridge was inaugurated on July 1, 2000, by King ________ and Queen Margrethe II of Denmark.
Carl XVI Gustaf of SwedenGustaf VI Adolf of SwedenCharles XIV John of SwedenOscar II of Sweden

Question 4: Ferries run around the clock between ________, Sweden and Helsingør, Denmark.
HelsingborgLundHelsingborg MunicipalityMalmö

Question 5: Its width is just 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) at the narrowest point between Elsinore, Denmark, and ________, Sweden.
LundHelsingborg MunicipalityHelsingborgMalmö

Question 6: Øresund is one of the three Danish Straits that connects the Baltic Sea to the ________ via Kattegat, Skagerrak and the North Sea, and is one of the busiest waterways in the world.
Atlantic OceanArctic OceanPacific OceanIndian Ocean

Question 7: Denmark maintained military control with the coastal fortress of Kronborg at Elsinore on the west side and Kärnan at ________ on the east, until the eastern shore was ceded to Sweden in 1658.
HelsingborgHelsingborg MunicipalityLundMalmö







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