Finland questions This is a list of recently added questions about Finland. Play Finland quiz and see all the questions. What is the second official language in Finland, with Finnish?Swedish. From the early Middle Ages to 1809 Finland was a part of Sweden. Today, about 5% of country population speak Swedish. In one region of Finland - the Åland Islands - Finnish is completely not used, and Swedish is the sole official language.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 40% RussianRussian114SwedishSwedish387SaamiSaami315NorwegianNorwegian144languages riddles » Which of these languages is not related to the others?Finnish. Swedish, Norwegian, and Danish are part of the Germanic language group, while Finnish is part of the Finno-Ugric language group.Created by: Roy Zhuaverage 67% NorwegianNorwegian412SwedishSwedish505FinnishFinnish3924DanishDanish1006Sweden riddles » Where were the Moomins created?In Finland. The Moomins were created by Swedish-speaking Finnish writer Tove Jansson, and were originally published in Swedish in Finland in 1945. There is a theme park called Moomin World in Naantali, Finland.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 65% in the United Statesin the United States192in Japanin Japan449in Swedenin Sweden2626in Finlandin Finland6206fairy tales riddles » The Moomins were created as book characters by Tove Jansson. But who created their well known hippopotamus-like appearances?Tove Jansson herself. Tove Jansson (pictured) was not only a writer, but also an illustrator. She created a series of comic books about the Moomins.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 62% Tove Jansson herselfTove Jansson herself5366John Bauer, Swedish illustratorJohn Bauer, Swedish illustrator1993Peyo, Belgian cartoonistPeyo, Belgian cartoonist833Walt Disney StudioWalt Disney Studio420books riddles » How do Finns call the Baltic Sea?East Sea. In all Germanic languages except English the Baltic Sea is called "East Sea" - this includes German (Ostsee), Dutch (Oostzee) and all Scandinavian languages. The name has been used since the Viking age, and was also adpoted (through Swedish) into Finnish language, disregarding the geography (the sea is west of Finland).Created by: Gizem İsmailoğluhard 47% West SeaWest Sea2197East SeaEast Sea7754North SeaNorth Sea1366South SeaSouth Sea4969Baltic Sea riddles » Which European language is Finnish most closely related to?Estonian. Finnish is not an Indo-European language. It is (together with Estonian) a member of Finnic group, which itself belong to Uralic family. Estonian and Finnish are not mutually intelligible, although many words and the grammar are similar, so people can typically understand written texts in the other language to some extent (similarily to Portuguese and Spanish).Created by: Paul Caspackhard 45% SwedishSwedish1750EstonianEstonian4420HungarianHungarian2621NoneNone1031Scandinavia riddles » In which countries there is a government monopoly on the sale of liquor?In Scandinavia. The state-run vendor is called Systembolaget in Sweden, Vinmonopolet in Norway and Alko in Finland. The governments of these countries claim that the purpose of these monopolies is to reduce the consumption of alcohol.Created by: Cleoaverage 66% in Scandinaviain Scandinavia8995in Baltic countriesin Baltic countries861in Russia, Belarus and Ukrainein Russia, Belarus and Ukraine2713in Belgium and Luxembourgin Belgium and Luxembourg978Norway riddles » Which Nordic country is not very successful in the alpine skiing competitions?Finland. Alpine skiing is the sport of sliding down snow-covered hills. Since Finland is flat (except for low mountains in the far North), there are places no to practice alpine skiing there. In the whole Olympic Games history, Finland won only one medal (Tanja Poutiainen, silver in giant slalom in 2006).Created by: globalquiz.orghard 54% NorwayNorway1001SwedenSweden1968FinlandFinland8352All of them are equally successfullAll of them are equally successfull3971skiing riddles » Where is the Gulf of Bothnia?Between Sweden and Finland. A number of rivers from both countries flow into the gulf. As a result, a salinity gradient exists from north to south. In the south the water is the normal brackish water of the Baltic Sea, but in the north, the salinity is so low, that one can no longer taste the salt in the water and many freshwater fish thrive in it.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 35% between Finland and Russiabetween Finland and Russia3586between Sweden and Finlandbetween Sweden and Finland4019between Sweden and Denmarkbetween Sweden and Denmark1848between Finland and Estoniabetween Finland and Estonia1790geography of Scandinavia riddles » Which consumer electronics manufacturer also produced tires?Nokian Tyres was split from the Nokia Corporation in 1988. Nokia, which became the largest mobile telephone manufacturer in 1998, ended its ownership interest in Nokian Tyres in 2003.Created by: Monica Stillerhard 47% NokiaNokia8476SharpSharp2927PhillipsPhillips2291GrundigGrundig4265companies riddles » Play Scandinavia quiz and see all the questions.