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Kuopio: Quiz


Question 1: Kuopio was founded in 1653 by Governor Peter Brahe, but the official date is recognized as November 17, 1775, when King ________ ordered the establishment of the city of Kuopio.
Charles XII of SwedenGustav IV Adolf of SwedenCharles XIII of SwedenGustav III of Sweden

Question 2: It became a finalist in November 2008, but ultimately lost to ________.
InnsbruckSarajevoTurinCortina d'Ampezzo

Question 3: Besides being a very popular outdoor recreation area, Puijo serves also as a stage for a yearly World Cup ________ competition.
Ski jumpingGregor SchlierenzauerAdam MałyszJanne Ahonen

Question 4: The municipality of Vehmersalmi joined the city of Kuopio on January 1, 2005 like the municipality of Kuopion maalaiskunta in ________ and the municipality of Riistavesi in 1973.

Question 5: The North Karelia Project by the University of Kuopio in coordination with the National Public Health Institute and the ________, beginning in the 1970s was one of its first steps towards world class research.
Food and Agriculture OrganizationWorld Health OrganizationSwitzerlandUniversal Postal Union

Question 6: Currently the most important institutions are the University of Eastern Finland, the ________, Vocational College of Northern Savonia and the Kuopio department of the Sibelius Academy.
KiuruvesiLapinlahtiSavonia University of Applied SciencesIisalmi

Question 7: Kuopio is a Finnish ________ and municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia.
Independent cityCountyCityTown

Question 8: Transport connections to Kuopio include Pendolino trains and air service from Kuopio Airport with ________, Blue1 and Finncomm (domestic, to Helsinki-Vantaa), and airBaltic (international, to Riga[15]).
FinnairJapan AirlinesScandinavian AirlinesPhilippine Airlines

Question 9: The ________ is headquartered in Kuopio, where its primate, archbishop of Karelia and all Finland Leo (Makkonen) is seated.
Finnish Orthodox ChurchGeorgian Orthodox ChurchBulgarian Orthodox ChurchRussian Orthodox Church

Question 10: In 2007 it was placed third, behind Tampere and ________.


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