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1. In what year did Helsinki become the capital of Finland?
A. 1890
B. 1812
C. 1550
D. 1912
E. 1970

2. What is the profession of the husband of Helsinki's mayor?
A. minister
B. school teacher
C. popsinger
D. microbiologist
E. blacksmith

3. Where is Helsinki located?
A. next to a sea
B. next to a river
C. on an island of a big lake
D. it's located inland
E. in the desert

4. How many tram lines does Helsinki have?
A. none
B. 3
C. 7
D. 10
E. 17

5. How is Helsinki called in Swedish?
A. Helsingborg
B. Helsingfors
C. Helsingville
D. Helsingport
E. Helsingholm

6. Which other towns do belong to "Greater-Helsinki"?
A. Vaasa, Seinäjoki and Kauhava
B. Turku, Pori and Naantali
C. Porvoo, Kotka and Hanko
D. Tampere, Hämeenlinna and Jyväskylä
E. Espoo, Vantaa and Kauniainen

7. When was the University of Helsinki (former University of Turku) founded?
A. 1540
B. 1610
C. 1640
D. 1710
E. 1740

8. From which material are the pavements in downtown Helsinki made?
A. asphalt
B. plastic
C. gravel
D. concrete
E. cobble stones

9. What is the name of the museum of contemporary art in Helsinki?
A. Kismet
B. Kit-Kat
C. Plasma
D. Kiasma
E. Fiasko

10. What is the average temperature in Helsinki (in Celsius)?
A. + 6 degrees
B. + 17 degrees
C. - 20 degrees
D. - 2 degrees
E. 0 degrees

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Helsinki Quiz