Traditional Games in Finland


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In which traditional Finnish game must you score 50 points without going over to win?

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1. What are the pins called in the Finnish games of Kyykka and Mölkky?

2. How is pesäpallo different from American baseball?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use the questions on this quiz to find out how much you know about the traditional games of Finland. You will need to identify different Finnish games and how they are played.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this set of quiz questions, you'll make sure you remember:

  • The name for the pins in several different Finnish games
  • Differences between American baseball and pesäpallo
  • The rules of Crab Ball Tag

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as pesäpallo and American baseball
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what traditional Finnish game holds regular tournaments
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the traditional games and sports of the people of Finland

Additional Learning

If you would like to learn more about this Scandinavian culture, review the lesson titled Traditional Games in Finland. It helps you explore:

  • The similarities between hide and seek and twelve sticks on a board
  • How you would play Ketsju
  • Other games that modern Finns love to participate in