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119 great stupid questions

The complete list of 'stupid' questions from University of Copenhagen's new exchange and guest students

Sometimes stupid questions are not so stupid. Judge for yourself! And if you know some of the answers, please share them in the comment field below the list.

  • Do we get a school uniform?
  • Why do Danes drink so much more than the rest of Scandinavia?
  • Do Danes like noodles with bacon?
  • Do you need a license for one of those bikes? It looks serious…
  • How do you register for classes?
  • Are we allowed to drink beer in the Metro?
  • What’s a good supermarket?
  • How do I get Elisabeth’s phone number?
  • What can I do if my Metro ticket is stolen?
  • How to marry a Danish girl?
  • How do I come to the sea?
  • Where can I get a cheap bike?
  • Why do people here wash their clothes with hot water?
  • Why do Kroner have holes in them?
  • Where do I find myself a silver fox in this city?
  • What’s the cheapest pre-paid sim card company?
  • Why is it not allowed/possible to make a normal left-turn on a bike?
  • Where is the cheapest supermarket in Copenhagen?
  • Why is the food in your European countries so terrible?
  • How often do you go to toilet?
  • Where is the toilet?
  • Why are there so many Germans here?
  • How many times have you been to Bilka in a day?
  • Why does it smell weird here?
  • Are you a dog?
  • What is sour cream in Danish?
  • Where is a big supermarket? What is it called?
  • Where do you buy a jumper with University of Copenhagen on it?
  • What colour underwear do you like the most?
  • How do I type in letters (like Å, Æ, Ø etc.) on a non-Danish keyboard?
  • What’s Facebook?
  • Why are the boys so handsome in Copenhagen?
  • Can you speak Chinese?
  • How does one approach a Danish individual for the purpose of coital interaction?
  • Why doesn’t Michael from Australia like Spongebob?
  • Why is finding a room in Copenhagen so difficult?
  • How do I pronounce my roommate’s name?
  • Is it safe to drink the water here?
  • How do the public transport tickets work? Where can I use a ‘2 zoner’? How do I know if I have to buy more?
  • Why does every bathroom stall need its own sink and soap?
  • What’s the national food?
  • Where are the best places for running in Copenhagen?
  • 2+2=j
  • Can you drink the water?
  • Where can I buy blue-tack?
  • Why are there no sheep on Copenhagen’s streets?
  • Should I get a bike?
  • Why is the ‘O’ crossed out (Ø)
  • What is the Danish national animal?
  • Is Amsterdam in Denmark?
  • Can I drink the water from public water in Copenhagen?
  • Why does everything cost so much?
  • Are there any purple giraffes in Copenhagen?
  • What does ‘øre’ mean?
  • Why are there basically no street signs in Copenhagen?!
  • Do the Danish people eat fennel?
  • Why are there so many cows in Copenhagen?
  • Whre can I get the cheapest beer?
  • Why don’t they accept my Euros? Only Blondes here?
  • How to get the cheapest telephone number?
  • How much should I pay for a beer? How much should I pay for a sandwich?
  • My Danish isn’t very good yet… Is it rude to ask in English in a cafe/to a stranger? I want to be polite!
  • How do Danish women cycle in skirts without flashing?
  • Where can I get a cheap bike?
  • For what reason can I, or what’s the best reason to, go back to Copenhagen if I finish my study at home?
  • What’s the best spot for the upcoming weekend? Drinks, enjoy the sun, etc. Where to meet?
  • How much does a meal cost in KUA?
  • How much is the food/meals in the cantine?
  • Why do Danish people only drink water from the tap/without glass?
  • Where can I live?
  • I’m a student from a Nordic country (Finland). Do I have to get a CPR-card?
  • How do I not get deported?
  • Where can I copy papers and print information?
  • Why are there no duck in the canal that crosses the KUA campus?
  • Where to buy cheap beer?
  • Why?
  • Which way should I part my hair; form C-R or R-L? For a Copenhagen male, what is the most appropriate?
  • Can everybody from Europe learn Danish easily?
  • Where do I park my jetski at uni?
  • Do you accept actual tobacco laws?
  • How do Danish people say ‘Hi’ to each other? For example; British don’t shake hands, while in Austria we kiss each other on the cheeks. What’s common in Denmark?
  • Is there any known reason for a Dane not to drink?
  • Why aren’t there student discounts?
  • Where can I get something cheap to eat at Nørreport?
  • What do you wear to bed?
  • Are there any all-inclusive-parties at the faculties? How to get there?
  • How do the tables in the auditorium work?
  • Can everybody from Europe learn Danish easily?
  • What’s up?
  • Who am I?
  • Why are the bus connections to my university so difficult to catch?
  • What’s the size of your shoes?
  • Why are there no curtains in my room?
  • How do I get Elisabeth’s phone number?
  • How can I find a room for rent??? Please, tell me!!!
  • How do you open the windows?
  • Why are elephants everywhere?
  • What’s the capital of Denmark?
  • Have all the people here seen the Little Mermaid statue?
  • Why is a Danish called a Danish?
  • Why does the word ‘slut’ come up so often in Danish?
  • Where can you buy cheap food/groceries? (Near South Campus)
  • How many slices of cheese do you consume per day?
  • Why don’t all sinks have garbage disposals?
  • How long are the Metro tickets good for?
  • Does Copenhagen icecream actually come from Copenhagen?
  • How long to bus tickets last? For example can you use ‘2 zoner’ tickets for more than one ride?
  • Where can I find a notice board for example to find other people to share a flat?
  • Why is spoken Danish so different from written Danish?
  • Why are Danish people so blond?
  • Is it really that cold?!?
  • Do the Danes have to wear a helmet when they’re riding on bikes?
  • Do you have any 4-wheeled bikes?
  • Why can’t ‘klippekort’ be bought from the busdriver?
  • What is the name of the University Post?
  • Can I go naked to my classes?
  • Where are those students’ parties Saturday night, which are for free with cheap beer???
  • How can I get Elisabeth’s private telephone-number???
  • Why do the coordinators of this event wear black?

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