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Question 1: It is known internationally as the setting of William Shakespeare's ________, whence the spelling 'Elsinore' originated.
HamletHamlet (bibliographies)The TempestHamlet on screen

Question 2: In ________'s novel Lunar Park the street on which the character Bret Easton Ellis lives with his own father-son haunting issues is named Elsinore Lane.
Bret Easton EllisLess Than Zero (novel)The InformersAmerican Psycho

Question 3: Helsingør as we know it today was founded in the 1420s by the Danish king ________.
Christian I of DenmarkMargaret I of DenmarkChristopher of BavariaEric of Pomerania

Question 4: William Shakespeare's play ________ takes place at Kronborg Castle in Helsingør, which Shakespeare spelled "Elsinore".
Hamlet on screenHamletHamlet (bibliographies)The Tempest

Question 5: The name is derived from the word "hals" meaning "neck" or "narrow strait", referring to the narrow strait (Øresund) between what is now Helsingør and ________, Sweden.
LundHelsingborgMalmöHelsingborg Municipality

Question 6: In the 1983 comedy ________, which is loosely based on Hamlet, the protagonists are given jobs at Elsinore Brewery.
Dave Thomas (actor)Strange BrewTorontoHamilton, Ontario

Question 7: The Swedish city of ________ lies a short distance across the Øresund from Elsinore.
Helsingborg MunicipalityMalmöHelsingborgLund

Question 8: Several stories written by the Danish author ________ (or Isak Dinesen) take place in "Elsinore," including "The Supper at Elsinore" in her first published volume of stories, Seven Gothic Tales.
DenmarkKaren BlixenCopenhagenKaren Blixen Museum

Question 9: European route E55 traverses the two cities; ________ connect the two sides.
Cable ferryHovercraftZero-fare public transportFerry

Question 10: In ________'s second Chapter of his novel Our Gang ('71), Trick E.
Philip Roth bibliographyThe Plot Against AmericaPhilip RothThe Human Stain
















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