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Finland, ___ capital city is Helsinki, is a country in northern Europe.
Finland's ___ countries are Sweden, Norway, Russia and Estonia.
Ninety-three percent of the people in Finland ___ Finnish and six percent Swedish.
When the Bolsheviks came into power in October 1917, they ___ the Finnish demand of national independence.
a. had accepted
c. were accepted
Finland ___ a parliamentary democracy since that time.
a. has been
c. had been
Finland ___ six provinces, one of which has an autonomic government.
a. is composed about
b. is composed
c. is composed of
The mean annual temperature in Helsinki is ___ 5.3 degrees Celsius.
'Kaamos' is the Finnish word ___ polar nights.
Lakes and ___ bodies of water cover ten percent of the national territory.
The highest mountain ___ Halti.
a. has been
c. can be
Greater Saimaa with approximately 4,377 square kilometers is ___ lake.
a. the larger
b. the large
c. the largest
Finland's main industry is ___.
a. wood process
b. wood processing
c. wood proceeding
Compulsory education in Finland begins ___ the age of seven and ends ___ the age of sixteen.
a. in, in
b. of, of
c. at, at
Education ___ the age of sixteen is voluntary.
A normal school day begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 2:00 p.m. or 3:00 p.m. There's ___ pause for lunch at noon.
a. half hour
b. half an hour
c. half a hour
A typical dish is Carelian pastry, and ___ popular drink is Koskenkorva vodka.
a. the more
b. the most
Football and ice-hockey are popular sports ___ the country.
___ complete freedom of religion in Finland since 1923.
b. There's been
c. There was
___ Evangelical Lutheran Church is ___ country's biggest denomination.
a. The, the
b. The, a
c. An, the
In 1955 Finland joined the United Nations, and in 1995 the country became a member of ___.
a. the Europe Union
b. European Union
c. the European Union
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