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Winter War: Quiz


Question 1: What does the following picture show?

  A Finnish lotta, a member of the Lotta Svärd women organisation, watching the skies for Soviet aircraft during January 1940 in northern Finland
  Major Soviet operations during the winter of 1939–1940
  The Finnish coastal defence ship Ilmarinen anchored at Turku harbour
  Major Soviet operations during the winter of 1939–1940

Question 2:
How many casualties were there in the Winter War?
3 tanks destroyed
3,543 tanks
Virtually all Soviet tanks destroyed
3 tanks

Question 3: The first naval battle took place on 1 December, near the island of Russarö, 5 kilometres (3 mi) south of ________.

Question 4: Comprising three divisions,[23]:13 its objective was to capture the Arctic port of Petsamo and then advance to the town of ________.

Question 5: Missions were very limited, and ________ were mainly used to repel Soviet bombers.
Fighter aircraftF-4 Phantom IIF-35 Lightning IIF-16 Fighting Falcon

Question 6: The new ________ Russian government was weak, and with the threat of civil war looming Soviet Russia recognized the new Finnish government just three weeks after the declaration of independence.
BolshevikMenshevikVladimir LeninRussian Social Democratic Labour Party

Question 7: What does the following picture show?

  Battles in Ladoga Karelia, north of Lake Ladoga. The attack of the Soviet 8th Army was stopped at the Finnish defense line on 12 December 1939.
  Situation on the Karelian Isthmus on 13 March 1940, on the last day of the war.[24]:260
  Counsellor of state J.K. Paasikivi and his team arriving from Moscow for the first round of negotiations on 16 October 1939. From left, minister Aarno Yrjö-Koskinen, J.K. Paasikivi, chief of staff Johan Nykopp and colonel Aladár Paasonen.
  Soviet Tupolev SB bombers appear in the sky above Helsinki 30 November 1939.

Question 8: Despite these defensive preparations, even the most fortified section of the Mannerheim Line had only one ________ bunker per kilometer.
Reinforced concreteSteelBeam (structure)Corrosion

Question 9:

Question 10:
Winter War, Continuation War and Gulf of Finland are all:
Use dmy dates from August 2010 Occupation of the Baltic states 1940 in the Soviet Union Karelian Isthmus


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