Forest Quiz

Forest Quiz is a nationwide competition for pupils between the ages 13 and 15. Over a million people have taken part in the Forest Quiz over the years since 1982. Welcome to take part!

The next Forest Quiz Day is on Wednesday February 8th 2018. The teacher will get all the materials necessary for arranging the Forest Quiz one week before that.

The theme for the competition in 2018 will be Finnish forest plant and animal species.

registration for Forest Quiz

If you have already registrated, you can check your information in the list of participating schools.


The school winner gets a wooden mug (kuksa) and a diploma as a price.

Every participating pupil gets a bookmark and teachers get glass coasters made of pulp.

The 50 best school winners and their teachers will be invited to the Forest Quiz finals from 24th to 25th of May in Helsinki.

About 13 school winners will get a two weeks summer job offered by Forest Management Associations around Finland.

The Forest Quiz sponsors take part in development cooperation. They give one euro per participating teacher for forest projects in development countries.

Organisers and sponsors

Forest Quiz is co-organised with and sponsored by Finnish Forest Foundation, OP, Metsähallitus, Metsä Group, Stora Enso, UPM, Finnish Forest Industries Federation, and the Forest Owners – Forest Management Associations and the Central Union of Agricultural Producers and Forest Owners MTK. The competition questions are compiled by a working group which consists of four teachers appointed by the Biology and Geography Teachers Union BMOL ry and two representatives of the Finnish Forest Association.