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10 Estonia quizzes and 105 Estonia trivia questions.
  Welcome to Estonia    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Estonia is one of the three Baltic States. The former Soviet territory gained independence on August 20, 1991.
Average, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, Jul 19 14
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  Estonia: So Old and Yet So New   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
A sampling of questions on Estonia, the smallest of the Baltic States.
Average, 15 Qns, cazza2902, Nov 16 11
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  Tallinn, Not Just Another Baltic City   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Tallinn is a beautiful city in the newly independent country of Estonia. Come take a walk around the city with us...
Average, 10 Qns, 1nn1, Sep 23 18
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Sep 23 18
188 plays
  Estonia, The Baltic Republic    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a simple quiz on Estonia, the most northerly of the Baltic Republics. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, pia_fraus, Dec 13 11
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  An Exhilarating Excursion Through Estonia    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
As Confucius once said, "The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step". Let's take the first step towards Estonia, a wonderful country filled with a rich history and a booming culture. See how much you know about it. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, Oidioid32123, May 01 14
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  Estonia the Beautiful    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Estonia is a country of beautiful, peaceful landscapes and charming towns, with hundreds of rivers and lakes throughout. See how much you know about it!
Average, 10 Qns, Ptichka, Jul 21 13
Ptichka gold member
235 plays
  Estonian Cities    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Estonian Cities Quiz.
Average, 10 Qns, suomiboy43, Oct 20 10
620 plays
  Estonia Trivia    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Most people don't even know where Estonia is. So let's see what do you know about Estonia.
Average, 10 Qns, liis105, Jun 08 22
Jun 08 22
1238 plays
  About Estonia    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is about Estonia, a small country in Europe
Average, 10 Qns, coolgirlie47, Dec 01 21
Dec 01 21
1105 plays
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I hope you like my quiz.
Easier, 10 Qns, team1, Sep 19 09
1175 plays
trivia question Quick Question
In Estonia there's a big Beach Party festival, (usually in the beginning of June). What's the name of it?

From Quiz "About Estonia"

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Estonia Trivia Questions

1. As we embark on our journey to Estonia, we fly from Quizzyland to the Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport. Who or what is this airport named after?

From Quiz
An Exhilarating Excursion Through Estonia

Answer: A famous Estonian politician

The airport was named after Lennart Meri, the man who led Estonia to independence from the Soviet Union. When he died in 2006, the Estonian government found it fitting to name Tallinn's main airport after him. Ülemiste is the neighborhood in Tallinn that houses the airport, and sometimes the Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport is known as The Tallinn-Ülemiste Airport. The Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport is the busiest airport in Estonia, however there are other airports in Tallinn: the Tallinn-Linnahall Heliport and the Tallinn-Lasnamäe Airfield.

2. Estonia shares land borders with only two countries: Russia and which other?

From Quiz Welcome to Estonia

Answer: Latvia

Finland lies to the north of Estonia across the Gulf of Finland. Sweden is to the west across the Baltic Sea. Estonia has land borders in the other two directions -- with Russia to the east and with Latvia to the south.

3. Which lake is the largest in Estonia, and the largest transboundary lake in Europe?

From Quiz Estonia the Beautiful

Answer: Peipus

At 3,555 square kilometers, Lake Peipus is the largest European lake spanning multiple countries (Estonia and Russia in this case). Back in 1242, the lake was even a battlefield between the Teutonic knights and the Novgorod forces in the Battle on the Ice. The most famous city on the Peipus is Pskov on the Russian side.

4. Estonia has more than 1400 islands within its borders. Hiiumaa, the second largest, was created by what event?

From Quiz Estonia: So Old and Yet So New

Answer: A meteorite

The island of Hiiumaa was created by a meteorite explosion over 450 million years ago. It is reputed to be one of the oldest islands in the world and is located in the Baltic Sea.

5. What is the capital of Estonia?

From Quiz Estonian Cities

Answer: Tallinn

Tallinn has three historic parts: Toompea, the Old Town, and the Estonian town.

6. What is the capital of Estonia?

From Quiz Estonia

Answer: Tallinn

Tallinn is very beautiful city and it's a mixture of new and old.

7. Which country is Estonia's northern neighbour, found across a body of water?

From Quiz Estonia, The Baltic Republic

Answer: Finland

Estonia is separated from its Northern neighbour by the Gulf of Finland. Other neighbours are Russia on the eastern side, Latvia in the south and Sweden in the west which lies across the Baltic Sea.

8. What's the capital of Estonia?

From Quiz About Estonia

Answer: Tallinn

Tallinn is a town, where about 430 000 people live, and is the biggest town in Estonia!

9. What is the capital of Estonia?

From Quiz Estonia Trivia

Answer: Tallinn

Tartu is called the university city of Estonia, Riga is the capital of Latvia and Haapsalu is one small town in the West of Estonia.

10. One stop on our journey is to an ancient castle that was a fort for over 1,000 years, but in the modern era holds the Estonian Parliament. What is this landmark?

From Quiz An Exhilarating Excursion Through Estonia

Answer: Toompea Castle

What a wonderful landmark it is! Toompea Castle was built before the year 900, and it was occupied by people from many different countries and empires, including Denmark, the Holy Roman Empire (modern day Germany), Sweden, Poland, the Russian Empire, and the Soviet Union. Today, the castle is a historic piece of central Tallinn.

11. Part of the border between Estonia and Russia is formed by Europe's largest trans-boundary lake. What is the name of this body of water?

From Quiz Welcome to Estonia

Answer: Lake Peipus

Straddling the Estonia-Russia border, Lake Peipus is the fifth-largest lake in Europe (after Lake Ladoga and Lake Onega in Russia, Lake Vänern in Sweden and Lake Saimaa in Finland). With a surface area of about 1,300 square miles, it is about three times the size of Hong Kong and only slightly smaller than the U.S. state of Rhode Island.

12. Estonia has a river (marking the border with Russia), a reservoir (shared with Russia), and a city with this name.

From Quiz Estonia the Beautiful

Answer: Narva

In addition to the river, the city, and the reservoir, there is Narva culture, also known as Eastern Baltic culture. This refers to the Neolithic culture of hunter gatherers originating in the late Bronze Age in the area around the Narva River.

13. Most of the rivers in Estonia are quite short, with only ten being longer than 100km. Which river, whilst only 77km in length, is considered to be the largest because of the volume of water it carries?

From Quiz Estonia: So Old and Yet So New

Answer: Narva

The Narva River carries more water than all the other rivers combined and is located on the Estonian border with Russia. The Võhandu is the longest river at 162km. The Pärnu and Põltsamaa are the second and third longest rivers at 144km and 135km respectively.

14. This city hosts a folk festival annually in late July.

From Quiz Estonian Cities

Answer: Viljandi

Viljandi is a town in southern Estonia famous for the Viljandi Folk Festival.

15. What is the name of famous Estonian basketball player?

From Quiz Estonia

Answer: Martin Müürsepp

Martin Müürsepp played for two years in the NBA.

16. How many provinces are there in Estonia?

From Quiz About Estonia

Answer: 15

...and the province where Tallinn is located, isn't the biggest one in Estonia!

17. How many islands does Estonia have?

From Quiz Estonia Trivia

Answer: 1520

18. It might not be considered an appropriate name today, but what name is given to the round cannon tower that serves as part of the Great Coastal Gate?

From Quiz Tallinn, Not Just Another Baltic City

Answer: Fat Margaret

The naming of the tower is disputed; some believe it was named Fat Margaret after one of its most fearsome guns; other say it is named after one of the chefs who worked there. Regardless of how it got its name, the construction of the Great Coastal Gate took place at the behest of Queen Margaret in the 14th century. The round tower which became known as Fat Margaret was added in the sixteenth century. It has numerous arrow holes as it was part of the city's defence. The tower has served as a barracks and a warehouse and eventually, a maritime museum.

19. While we're here, we might as well go visit the highest point in Estonia. The Estonian name for it is Suur Munamägi, meaning Big Egg Mountain in English, but in what group of hills is it located?

From Quiz An Exhilarating Excursion Through Estonia

Answer: Haanja Upland

Don't you just love the view from here? Suur Munamägi is known for the numerous towers built on top of it. Over the years, all of the towers have been destroyed or dismantled in order to make way for newer, more impressive towers. Located in the southeastern section of the country in the county of Võru, Suur Munamägi can be found near Estonia's borders with Russia and Latvia. It stands 1,043 feet high. The Haanja Upland covers much of Southern Estonia and parts of Latvia.

20. Name three major natural resources of Estonia.

From Quiz Estonia the Beautiful

Answer: Oil shale, limestone, forest

Forest covers about 47% of Estonia. Limestone is found along its shores. There are two oil shale-based thermal power stations.

21. Which city's twin city, Ivangorod, lies across the river that is named after the town itself?

From Quiz Estonian Cities

Answer: Narva

Ivangorod is sometimes referred to as counter-Narva.

22. What is the biggest city in Estonia?

From Quiz Estonia, The Baltic Republic

Answer: Tallinn

Tallinn, the historic capital of Estonia, which has had several names including Koluwan, Lindanise and Reval during its history, has a very well preserved Medieval Old Town. One of Tallinn's many churches, the Gothic Oleviste Church, was once (in 16th century) the tallest building in the world at 159 metres.

23. What's the biggest province in Estonia?

From Quiz About Estonia

Answer: Parnumaa

Kuressaare isn't actually a province, it's a small and very beautiful town in Saaremaa:)

24. Who became the President of Estonia on 7th October 2001?

From Quiz Estonia Trivia

Answer: Arnold Ruutel

Lennart Meri was the former President of Estonia (1992-2001), Mart Laar became Prime Minister in 1999.

25. It's not surprising to find things buried underground - but what would you find buried under the Old Town of Tallinn?

From Quiz Tallinn, Not Just Another Baltic City

Answer: Valleys left over from ancient rivers

The geology of Tallinn shows fluvial erosion caused by ancient rivers (in turn caused by glacial meltwaters) have been filled by sedimentary rock of the Ediacaran, Cambrian and Ordovician ages. The extensive river incisions can be traced all the way to the coast line, and up to Lake Ulemiste, and some to the Gulf of Finland.

26. Muuga Port near this city in Estonia offers one of the finest warm water harbor facilities in Europe.

From Quiz Estonia the Beautiful

Answer: Tallinn

Warm water port means it does not freeze in winter, which is rare for northernmost European ports. The Muuga Port is also quite deep (18 m) and is one of the most modern ports in the Baltic region.

27. Estonia is not noted for its mountainous landscape. Its highest mountain is Suur Munamägi. What does the name Suur Munamägi mean in English?

From Quiz Estonia: So Old and Yet So New

Answer: Big Egg Mountain

Estonia is basically a flat country with a total area of 45,226 sq km. Suur Munamägi, Estonia's highest point, is only 318 metres above sea level and is located in the south-east of the country.

28. This city, located on the largest island in Estonia, was the first Estonian town to regain self governing status.

From Quiz Estonian Cities

Answer: Kuressaare

Kuresaare is the twin town of eight other cities including Mariehamn, Finland, Turku, Finland, and Talsi, Latvia.

29. At the beginning of the 21st century there were about how many people in Estonia?

From Quiz Estonia

Answer: 1,400,000

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