1. Nothing says Easter in Norway like a trip to the mountains, and Jotunheimen, as the country's largest mountainous area, is a popular destination this time of year. Jotunheimen National Park, established in 1980, boasts more than 250 peaks above 1,900m (6,000ft), including Norway's (and Scandinavia's) highest mountain, which culminates at 2,469m (8,100ft). What is it called?
2. Many Norwegian head for their own private cabins at Easter, but many others also opt to use cabins belonging to the Norwegian Trekking Association (DNT), which has a great network of both serviced and unserviced 'hytter' throughout Norway. But do you know exactly how many cabins DNT operates?
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6. It might look, and taste, like a KitKat, but god forbid you call it that in front of Ole Martin! To the average Norwegian, Kvikk Lunsj is much more than a simple chocolate bar wrapped in reggae colours, it's a quick fix nostalgia boost, a one-way ticket back to their childhood and happy memories of sunny ski trips of yore. First launched in the 1930s, Kvikk Lunsj is as popular as ever today: during Easter Norwegians work their way through a whopping 16-17 million Kvikk Lunsj bars. Yes, that's a substantial amount of chocolate you might say! But how much of the annual consumption?
8. 'Påskekrim' (Easter crime fiction) has a long tradition in Norway, and no self-respecting Norwegian would dream of heading to the mountains without a good thriller or two. Many Norwegian crime writers have been translated into English, and have enjoyed success abroad. But let's see if you can guess which particular novel this description applies to: A trip on the Bergen Railway, interrupted by a snow storm. The detective in this story finds herself stuck in a Norwegian mountain hotel, with a murderer on the loose. Who wrote this book, and what's the name of the hotel that lent it its title?
Photo: Marie Peyre
5-8 right: Not bad, you know your Kvikk Lunsj from your KitKat, and (presumably) your utepils and your utedo too.
1-4 right: What went wrong? Apply rule #8 of the Norwegian Mountain Code and try again!