10 most difficult Finland riddles A list of Finland related questions that are most often answered incorrectly Scandinavia quiz 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.very hard 35% between Finland and Russiabetween Finland and Russia31%between Sweden and Finlandbetween Sweden and Finland35%between Sweden and Denmarkbetween Sweden and Denmark16%between Finland and Estoniabetween Finland and Estonia16%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 9919 answers in 2 languages »Baltic 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).hard 45% SwedishSwedish17%EstonianEstonian45%HungarianHungarian26%NoneNone10%Created by: Paul Caspack. Statistics based on 8133 answers in 2 languages »Scandinavia riddles » 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.hard 47% RussianRussian8%SwedishSwedish47%SaamiSaami31%NorwegianNorwegian12%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 357 answers in 9 languages »languages 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.hard 49% NokiaNokia49%SharpSharp15%PhillipsPhillips12%GrundigGrundig22%Created by: Monica Stiller. Statistics based on 13047 answers in 2 languages »companies riddles » Which European capital is that?Helsinki. The southwestern coast of Finland has a great many skerries; so many, in fact, that they form an archipelago. This characteristic shore makes Helsinki easily recognizable.hard 52% AthensAthens32%HelsinkiHelsinki52%LisboaLisboa8%RomeRome5%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 21882 answers in 2 languages »cities of Scandinavia 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).hard 53% NorwayNorway6%SwedenSweden13%FinlandFinland53%All of them are equally successfullAll of them are equally successfull26%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 9673 answers in 2 languages »skiing 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).hard 53% West SeaWest Sea11%East SeaEast Sea53%North SeaNorth Sea7%South SeaSouth Sea27%Created by: Gizem İsmailoğlu. Statistics based on 9419 answers in 4 languages »geographical names riddles » Which European countries once instituted prohibition of alcohol?Nordic Countries. In the early twentieth century, much of the impetus for the prohibition movement in the Nordic countries and North America came from moralistic convictions of pietistic Protestants. Nordic countries had started prohibition before the United States did. Between 1915-1919, laws were passed in Norway, Iceland and Finland. average 61% Spain and PortugalSpain and Portugal14%Austria and GermanyAustria and Germany14%Balkan CountriesBalkan Countries9%Nordic CountriesNordic Countries61%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 16354 answers in 2 languages »history of Scandinavia 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.average 64% Tove Jansson herselfTove Jansson herself64%John Bauer, Swedish illustratorJohn Bauer, Swedish illustrator21%Peyo, Belgian cartoonistPeyo, Belgian cartoonist8%Walt Disney StudioWalt Disney Studio4%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 6752 answers in 2 languages »fairy tales 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.average 66% in the United Statesin the United States2%in Japanin Japan3%in Swedenin Sweden27%in Finlandin Finland66%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 7269 answers in 2 languages »books riddles » Play Scandinavia quiz and see all the questions.