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As the people living in Finland have of a particular way of life, there should be a difference in their type of dishes and a uniqueness in the particular type of the dish cooked. Finns are known to be beef, pork and fishes eaters. The type of food taken by these people originates from the tradition of people living in the part where Finland is located centuries ago.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of these is not a wholemeal diet popular in Finland?

    • A.

      Oat

    • B.

      Rye 

    • C.

      Barley 

    • D.

      Cabbage 

    Correct Answer
    D. Cabbage 
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Cabbage. Cabbage is not a wholemeal diet popular in Finland. Wholemeal diets in Finland commonly include foods like oat, rye, and barley, which are staple grains in the Finnish cuisine. However, cabbage is not typically considered a wholemeal food in Finland.

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  • 2. 

    What kind of meat is the most popular in Finland?

    • A.

      Chicken 

    • B.

      Pork

    • C.

      Chevon

    • D.

      Beef

    Correct Answer
    B. Pork
    Explanation
    Pork is the most popular meat in Finland because it is widely consumed and incorporated into traditional Finnish dishes. Pork is versatile and can be prepared in various ways, such as smoked, grilled, or used in sausages. It is also a key ingredient in popular Finnish dishes like karjalanpiirakka (Karelian pasties) and hernekeitto (pea soup). Additionally, pork is readily available and affordable in Finland, making it a preferred choice for many Finnish households.

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  • 3. 

    What did potatoes replace in the Finnish traditional cooking culture?  

    • A.

      Turnips 

    • B.

      Oats 

    • C.

      Beef 

    • D.

      Barley 

    Correct Answer
    A. Turnips 
    Explanation
    Potatoes replaced turnips in the Finnish traditional cooking culture. This suggests that turnips were previously a staple ingredient in Finnish cuisine, but potatoes gradually took their place. The introduction of potatoes likely brought new flavors and cooking techniques to Finnish dishes, leading to a shift in the traditional cooking culture.

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  • 4. 

    Which of these kinds of milk is the  most popular in Finland? 

    • A.

      Yoghurt 

    • B.

      Hemp milk 

    • C.

      Buttermilk 

    • D.

      Almond milk 

    Correct Answer
    C. Buttermilk 
    Explanation
    Buttermilk is the most popular kind of milk in Finland.

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  • 5. 

    Which of these Finnish foods is not a tuber? 

    • A.

      Rye 

    • B.

      Turnip 

    • C.

      Potato

    • D.

      Yam 

    Correct Answer
    A. Rye 
    Explanation
    Rye is not a tuber. It is a cereal grain that is commonly used in Finnish cuisine to make bread, porridge, and other dishes. Tubers are swollen, underground plant stems that store nutrients, such as potatoes and yams. Turnip is also a tuber, but rye is not.

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  • 6. 

    When was the first time Chez Domique received a Melinda star? 

    • A.

      2009 

    • B.

      2001 

    • C.

      2003 

    • D.

      2003

    Correct Answer
    D. 2003
    Explanation
    Chez Domique received its first Melinda star in 2003.

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  • 7. 

    Which of the following is foreign to Finland?

    • A.

      Ruisleipa

    • B.

      Pizza 

    • C.

      Helmipuuro

    • D.

      Riispuuro

    Correct Answer
    A. Ruisleipa
    Explanation
    Ruisleipa is the correct answer because it is a traditional Finnish bread made from rye flour, which is a staple in Finnish cuisine. Pizza, Helmipuuro, and Riispuuro, on the other hand, are not native to Finland and are more commonly associated with Italian and other cuisines.

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  • 8. 

    Which of these cuisines can be called rice porridge?

    • A.

      Pulla 

    • B.

      Karjanlaspaiski

    • C.

      Riisipuuro

    • D.

      Leikeitto

    Correct Answer
    C. Riisipuuro
    Explanation
    Riisipuuro can be called rice porridge because it is a traditional Finnish dish made from rice and milk. It is cooked slowly until the rice grains are soft and the mixture becomes creamy and porridge-like in consistency. Riisipuuro is often served with cinnamon, sugar, and butter on top, and it is commonly eaten as a breakfast or dessert dish in Finland.

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  • 9. 

    Which of these is not a Finnish beverage?

    • A.

      Pontikka 

    • B.

      Sima

    • C.

      Sati

    • D.

      Vodhka 

    Correct Answer
    D. Vodhka 
    Explanation
    Vodhka is not a Finnish beverage. While Pontikka, Sima, and Sati are all traditional Finnish beverages, Vodhka is not commonly consumed in Finland.

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  • 10. 

    Which of these is not a Finnish dessert?

    • A.

      Vispipuuro

    • B.

      Riisipuuro

    • C.

      Finnish Vodkha

    • D.

      Kiisseli

    Correct Answer
    C. Finnish Vodkha
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Finnish Vodkha. Finnish Vodkha is not a Finnish dessert. Vodkha is a type of alcoholic beverage, not a dessert. The other options, Vispipuuro, Riisipuuro, and Kiisseli, are all traditional Finnish desserts. Vispipuuro is a dessert made from semolina and lingonberries, Riisipuuro is a rice pudding, and Kiisseli is a fruit soup thickened with starch.

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