10 most difficult 20th century riddles A list of ten (out of 21) 20th century related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly 20th century quiz How was the Berlin Wall officially called in the German Democratic Republic?Anti-fascist Protection Rampart. The name implied that West Germany had not been fully de-Nazified. Before the Wall's erection, 3.5 million East Germans defected from the GDR. Between 1961 and 1989, the wall prevented almost all such emigration.very hard 31% Anti-fascist Protection RampartAnti-fascist Protection Rampart31%Atomic Safety WallAtomic Safety Wall8%Wall of PeaceWall of Peace49%Counterintelligence Fortified ZoneCounterintelligence Fortified Zone10%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 5543 answers in 4 languages »Berlin riddles » Who was the first man to leave the spacecraft in space?Alexey Arkhipovich Leonov was a Soviet astronaut, general major pilot and two-time Hero of the Soviet Union. On 18 March 1965, he became the first human to conduct extra-vehicular activity, exiting the capsule during the Voskhod 2 mission for a 12-minute spacewalk.hard 44% Neil Alden ArmstrongNeil Alden Armstrong19%Edwin Eugene Buzz Aldrin, Jr.Edwin Eugene Buzz Aldrin, Jr.7%Alexey Arkhipovich LeonovAlexey Arkhipovich Leonov44%Yuri Alekseyevich GagarinYuri Alekseyevich Gagarin27%Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyk. Statistics based on 5067 answers in 2 languages »Soviet Union riddles » Which Muslim country was the first to elect woman to head of government?Pakistan. Noted for her charismatic authority, Benazir Bhutto was nicknamed "Iron Lady" because of her hard line against the trade unions and tough rhetorical opposition to her rivals. In 1988, she became the first woman elected to lead a Muslim state. hard 49% Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia12%IranIran12%PakistanPakistan49%IndonesiaIndonesia26%Created by: Teddy. Statistics based on 12254 answers in 2 languages »politicians riddles » Which major German company was founded by the Nazis?Volkswagen was founded on 28 May 1937 as the "Society for the preparation of the German People's Car", by the Nazi German Labor Front. The purpose of the company was to manufacture "people's car" Volkswagen Beetle.hard 51% BayerBayer13%VolkswagenVolkswagen51%SiemensSiemens7%All of themAll of them27%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 16106 answers in 2 languages »Nazi riddles » Which animals first returned from orbit?Belka and Strelka. Dogs were accompanied by a gray rabbit, 42 mice, 2 rats and flies. John F. Kennedy wasn't happy with losing the race into space. Nikita Khrushchev added a bit of salt to the wound when he gave Caroline Kennedy one of Strelka's puppies as a gift.hard 51% LaikaLaika30%Belka and StrelkaBelka and Strelka51%EnosEnos8%Able and BakerAble and Baker9%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 15755 answers in 2 languages »Cold War riddles » What spectacular achievement of young Stalin boosted his career among Bolsheviks?Bank robbery. Before the Russian Revolution, Communist paramilitaries were often raising money through robberies and ransom kidnappings. Particularly notable was the 1907 Tiflis bank robbery, in which Stalin participated (playing minor role). The robbery resulted in 40 deaths and the theft of 341,000 rubles (equivalent to around US $3.4 million today).hard 52% composition of the future anthem of the Soviet Unioncomposition of the future anthem of the Soviet Union6%public critcism of Leninpublic critcism of Lenin28%bank robberybank robbery52%assassination of the Russian Prime Ministerassassination of the Russian Prime Minister12%Created by: Luca Biaggi. Statistics based on 11190 answers in 4 languages »crime riddles » Which Soviet republic was the first to declare independence?Lithuania. Baltic states, incorporated into the Soviet Union in 1940, strongly pushed towards independence. First the lead was taken by Latvia with large demonstrations in 1986 and 1987, but Estonia and Lithuania soon joined the movement. On March 11, 1990 the newly elected parliament of the Lithuanian SSR, elected Vytautas Landsbergis to the position of Chairman of the Supreme Council. Vytautas Landsbergis promptly declared the restoration of Lithunaian independence. hard 52% EstoniaEstonia20%LithuaniaLithuania52%LatviaLatvia9%GeorgiaGeorgia16%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 9837 answers in 2 languages »Lithuania riddles » During Polish-Soviet war Polish army sabotaged Bolshevik radio by broadcastingHoly Bible. Radio intelligence played a major role in the Polish-Soviet war. Poles actively searched for radio frequencies used by Red Army just to disrupt it by broadcasting Bible verses. hard 54% Soviet anthemSoviet anthem7%Polish anthemPolish anthem12%Holy BibleHoly Bible54%military march musicmilitary march music24%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 3133 answers in 2 languages »history riddles » In XX century Poland declared war only once. On which country?Japan. Poland declared war on Japan on 20th December 194 as most of WW2 allies. Though Empire of Japan refused to accept a state of war due to friendly relations between the two countries. Despite that legally the state of war lasted until 8th February 1957. It might be the longest war without any clash.hard 55% GermanyGermany21%JapanJapan55%UkraineUkraine16%VietnamVietnam7%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 4693 answers in 2 languages »Poland riddles » In which European country occupied by Nazis, 99% of Jews survived the Holocaust?Denmark. In 1943, 95% of Jews from Nazi-occupied Denmark were evacuated to Sweden in an event known as the rescue of the Danish Jews. It was a collective achievement of the Danish resistance movement, German diplomat Georg Ferdinand Duckwitz (who warned the Danish Jews about the intended deportation to Germany) and many ordinary Danish citizens, mostly policemen and fishermen.hard 58% The NetherlandsThe Netherlands15%CzechoslovakiaCzechoslovakia12%ItalyItaly14%DenmarkDenmark58%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 19129 answers in 4 languages »history of Scandinavia riddles » Play 20th century quiz and see all the questions.