Statistics for History of Finland Quiz

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  • This quiz has been taken 140 times
  • The average score is 11 of 20

Answer Stats

QuestionAnswer% Correct
What major event did Finland host in 1952?Summer Olympics
96%
Part of which country did Finland use to be from late 13th century until 1809?Sweden
96%
What is the name of the steam bath that has its origin in Finland?Sauna
91%
What cell phone company was founded in Tampere in 1865 as a pupil mill?Nokia
89%
Which war began three months after the outbreak of WWII?Winter War
86%
Who was the composer of "Finlandia"?Jean Sibelius
64%
Which people has inhabited the present-day Finland the longest continuously?Sami
59%
What caused the death of almost 270,000 between 1866–1868?Famine
55%
Who won the 2007 Formula One World Championship and is nicknamed "Iceman"?Kimi Räikkönen
52%
What was the first city that was established in Finland?Turku
52%
Which area in southeastern Finland was ceded to the Soviet Union after the above?Karelia
51%
What was the currency of Finland until being replaced by Euro in February 2002?Markka
51%
Which Baltic archipelago of Finland gained full autonomy in 1921?Åland Islands
50%
What war did Finland fight against Nazi Germany after negotiating with the Soviets?Lapland War
43%
Which racing driver won the 1998 and 1999 Formula One World Champion and
is nicknamed as "The Flying Finn"?
Mika Häkkinen
41%
What was the name of the war fought in 1918 in Finland?Finnish Civil War
40%
Who created the Linux operating system in 1991?Linus Torvalds
31%
Who was the first president of Finland?Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg
30%
What was the name of the war that was fought against the Soviets between 1941–44?Continuation War
30%
What was the full English name of Finland during its Russian rule?{Grand} {Duchy}
of Finland
27%

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