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  1. Finland, ___ capital city is Helsinki, is a country in northern Europe.
    a. who
    b. whose
    c. which

  2. Finland's ___ countries are Sweden, Norway, Russia and Estonia.
    a. neighbors
    b. neighbored
    c. neighboring

  3. Ninety-three percent of the people in Finland ___ Finnish and six percent Swedish.
    a. speak
    b. speaks
    c. spoke

  4. When the Bolsheviks came into power in October 1917, they ___ the Finnish demand of national independence.
    a. had accepted
    b. accepted
    c. were accepted

  5. Finland ___ a parliamentary democracy since that time.
    a. has been
    b. is
    c. had been

  6. Finland ___ six provinces, one of which has an autonomic government.
    a. is composed about
    b. is composed
    c. is composed of

  7. The mean annual temperature in Helsinki is ___ 5.3 degrees Celsius.
    a. between
    b. about
    c. from

  8. 'Kaamos' is the Finnish word ___ polar nights.
    a. of
    b. on
    c. for

  9. Lakes and ___ bodies of water cover ten percent of the national territory.
    a. another
    b. others
    c. other

  10. The highest mountain ___ Halti.
    a. has been
    b. is
    c. can be

  11. Greater Saimaa with approximately 4,377 square kilometers is ___ lake.
    a. the larger
    b. the large
    c. the largest

  12. Finland's main industry is ___.
    a. wood process
    b. wood processing
    c. wood proceeding

  13. Compulsory education in Finland begins ___ the age of seven and ends ___ the age of sixteen.
    a. in, in
    b. of, of
    c. at, at

  14. Education ___ the age of sixteen is voluntary.
    a. beyond
    b. of
    c. upon

  15. 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

  16. A typical dish is Carelian pastry, and ___ popular drink is Koskenkorva vodka.
    a. the more
    b. the most
    c. more

  17. Football and ice-hockey are popular sports ___ the country.
    a. on
    b. in
    c. of

  18. ___ complete freedom of religion in Finland since 1923.
    a. There's
    b. There's been
    c. There was

  19. ___ Evangelical Lutheran Church is ___ country's biggest denomination.
    a. The, the
    b. The, a
    c. An, the

  20. 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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