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History of Finland: Quiz


Question 1: In the aftermath of the ________ in Russia, Finland received a new Senate, a coalition-Cabinet with the same power structure as the Finnish Parliament.
Russian Provisional GovernmentRussian Revolution (1917)February RevolutionVladimir Lenin

Question 2: [23] During Prime Minister ________'s two successive governments 1995–2003, several large state companies were privatized fully or partially.
Anneli JäätteenmäkiMatti VanhanenPehr Evind SvinhufvudPaavo Lipponen

Question 3: Finland became an associate member of the ________ in 1961 and a full member in 1986.
European Economic AreaEuropean integrationSchengen AreaEuropean Free Trade Association

Question 4: The Soviet Union started to tighten its policy against Finland in 1930s, limiting the navigation of Finnish merchant ships between ________ and the Gulf of Finland and blocking it totally in 1937.
Lake LadogaKarelian IsthmusLeningrad OblastKarelia

Question 5: The commander of Finnish armed forces during the Winter War and the Continuation War, ________, became the president of Finland after the war.
Karl DönitzCarl Gustaf Emil MannerheimErwin RommelIon Antonescu

Question 6: The Finnish government did not participate in the systematic destruction of Jews, although the country remained a "cobelligrent", a ________ ally of Germany until 1944.
De factoMoroccoUnited KingdomUnited States

Question 7: King ________ started an era of expansion when the Swedish crown took the city of Tallinn in Estonia under its protection in 1561.
Charles IX of SwedenGustavus Adolphus of SwedenJohn III of SwedenEric XIV of Sweden

Question 8: The four Estates of occupied Finland were assembled at the Diet of Porvoo on March 29, 1809 to pledge allegiance to ________.
Alexander I of RussiaAlexander II of RussiaNicholas I of RussiaNicholas II of Russia

Question 9: GDP declined by 15% and ________ increased from a virtual full employment to one fifth of the workforce.
UnderemploymentGap yearUnemploymentDiscouraged worker

Question 10: According to some theories, the spirit of early ________ in the tar-producing province of Ostrobothnia may have been the reason for the witch-hunt wave that happened in this region during the late 17th century.
Anarcho-capitalismCapitalismKeynesian economicsLaissez-faire

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