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Postal nuances of the Nordic countries: a quiz

In our modern world we used to send and receive e-mails, so importance of paper mail is not evident for everyone. Nevertheless, post and stamps are silent witnesses of the history of different countries and sometimes – artworks. There are a lot of curious moments connected with postal history of Scandinavia and its postage stamps. Hope that the travel to the postal world of the Nordic countries will give you some pleasure!

  • This is a symbol/emblem of ___________________ postal service.

    • Finnish
    • Swedish
    • Norwegian
    • Danish
  • The world’s first transparent postage stamp was issued in

    • Finland
    • Sweden
    • Norway
    • Denmark
  • How the mail was delivered in the Faroe Islands?

    • On boats
    • On trains
    • On trains
    • On foot
    • On air
  • Kungliga Postverket was the predecessor of the regular ________________state postal service.

    • Finnish
    • Swedish
    • Norwegian
    • Danish
  • This flag on MS Finnmarken is characterized it as a ________________ postal ship.

    • Finnish
    • Swedish
    • Norwegian
    • Danish
  • ________________ were imprinted on the first stamps of Åland.

    • A fishing boat, flag, map and seal of Åland Islands
    • A mermaid, flag, map and seal of Åland Islands
    • A house, flag, map and seal of Åland Islands
    • A seagull, flag, map and seal of Åland Islands
  • You can see such post boxes on trams in:

    • Helsinki
    • Stockholm
    • Oslo
    • Copenhagen
  • This is the building of __________________ Post Office.

    • Helsinki
    • Stockholm
    • Oslo
    • Copenhagen
    • Reykjavik

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