Grandmother rescued from an iceberg in Iceland

Q: A 77-year-old grandmother from Texas climbed onto an iceberg that had washed up on a beach in Iceland to pose for a photo by her son. A wave dislodged the ice and set it drifting out to sea where she was later rescued by a boat. Where is Iceland?

Circle the area on this map

Q: What is Iceland’s nearest neighbor?

A. Britain

B. Greenland

C. Norway

D. Russia

Q: Erik the Red and the first settlers of Iceland came from what country on western side of the Scandinavian Peninsula?

A. Denmark

B. Finland

C. Norway

D. Sweden

Q: With a population of 348,580 people and an area of 40,000 square miles, Iceland is the most sparsely populated country in . . .

A. Europe

B. North America

C. World

Q: Iceland’s main island is south of the Arctic Circle, but it still has the world’s northernmost capital of a sovereign state. What is the capital of Iceland?

A. Copenhagen

B. Helsinki

C. Oslo

D. Reykjavík

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