Swedish and Norwegian are closely related Scandinavian languages belonging to the Germanic branch of Indo-European languages. They are very similar. So, here is a quiz. Get out a piece of paper and write 1 trough 6. After each number indicate if the sample you are looking at is Swedish or Norwegian. Follow link to answers page.
1. God morgen.
2. Forstår De?
3. God afton.
4. Når går skipet?
5. Tåget går.
6. Jónas fæddist árið 1807 og dó árið 1845.
Sources: Hughes, C. (1971) Ace’s Scandinavian Phrasebook & Dictionary. United States.
University of Iceland (2014) Icelandic Online. Retrieved from: http://icelandiconline.is/