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Iceland during World War II: Quiz


Question 1: On 7 July 1941, the defence of Iceland was transferred from Britain to the (still officially neutral) ________, by agreement with Iceland, and American troops replaced the British.
CanadaAlaskaUnited StatesPhilippines

Question 2: On 17 June 1944, Iceland dissolved its union with Denmark and the Danish monarchy and declared itself a ________.
FederationConstitutional monarchyRepublicDemocracy

Question 3: Initially, ________ declared itself to be neutral, and limited visits of belligerent warships and imposed a ban on belligerent aircraft within Icelandic territory.

Question 4: The state of Iceland during World War II was that of a sovereign kingdom in personal union with Denmark, with King ________ as head of state.
Frederick VII of DenmarkFrederick IX of DenmarkChristian X of DenmarkFrederick VIII of Denmark

Question 5: During the Nazi German ________, contact between the countries was disrupted.
Reichskommissariat UkraineOccupation of Norway by Nazi GermanyItalian Social RepublicOccupation of Denmark

Question 6: Iceland, however unlike Norway, did not closely enforce these limitations within the territorial waters and even slashed funding for the ________.
Indian Coast GuardMalaysian Maritime Enforcement AgencyUnited States Coast GuardIcelandic Coast Guard


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