10 most difficult ancient Greece riddles A list of ancient Greece related questions that are most often answered incorrectly Ancient Greece quiz Who was the first to create a zoo and botanical garden for scientific study?Aristotle. Throughout his conquests of Asia, Alexander the Great collected many plant and animal specimens for Aristotle’s research. This allowed Aristotle to develop in Athens the first zoo and botanical garden in existence.very hard 27% AristotleAristotle27%GalileoGalileo11%Carl LinnaeusCarl Linnaeus31%Charles DarwinCharles Darwin29%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4226 answers in 4 languages »science riddles » Where was Aristotle from?Stagira. Aristotle was born in the Macedonian city of Stagira, Chalkidice, on the northern periphery of Classical Greece. At the age of eighteen, he joined Plato's Academy in Athens and remained there until the age of thirty-seven.very hard 27% DidymusDidymus14%RhodesRhodes32%StagiraStagira27%SmurnaSmurna25%Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyk. Statistics based on 2380 answers in 2 languages »ancient history riddles » What was inside the Athenian Parthenon?The treasury of Athens. Although the Parthenon is architecturally a temple and is usually called so, it is not really one in the conventional sense of the word. It never hosted the cult of Athena Polias, patron of Athens. The Parthenon was actually used primarily as a treasury. For a time, it served as the treasury of the Delian League, which later became the Athenian Empire.very hard 29% the treasury of Athensthe treasury of Athens29%the chamber of prayersthe chamber of prayers21%the blessed fountainthe blessed fountain10%the tomb of goddes Athenathe tomb of goddes Athena38%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 2432 answers in 4 languages »Ancient buildings riddles » What is the name of the Muse of comedy?Thalia was the Muse who presided over comedy and idyllic poetry. She was portrayed as a young woman with a joyous air, crowned with ivy, wearing boots and holding a comic mask in her hand. Many of her statues also hold a bugle and a trumpet (both used to support the actors' voices in ancient comedy), or occasionally a shepherd’s staff or a wreath of ivy. very hard 38% TerpsichoreTerpsichore18%EratoErato18%EuterpeEuterpe24%ThaliaThalia38%Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyk. Statistics based on 4500 answers in 2 languages »theatre riddles » Until when were the ancient Olympic Games held?4th century AD. The olympic games were disbanded as "pagan rituals" shortly after Christianity was made the official religion of the Roman Empire. Theodosius the Great dissolved the order of the Vestal Virgins in Rome and banned the Olympics in Ancient Greece. very hard 38% 10th century BC10th century BC13%4th century BC4th century BC26%1st century AD1st century AD20%4th century AD4th century AD38%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4890 answers in 2 languages »history of sport riddles » Who was the most famous student of Aristotle?Alexander the Great. Aristotle was invited by Philip II of Macedon to become the tutor to his son Alexander in 343 BC. Aristotle was appointed as the head of the royal academy of Macedon and encouraged Alexander toward eastern conquest.hard 45% PlatoPlato31%SocratesSocrates20%MiltiadesMiltiades2%Alexander the GreatAlexander the Great45%Created by: Sumit Tamang. Statistics based on 11235 answers in 4 languages »history riddles » Plato founded school named Academy. What was the name of the school founded by Aristotle?Lyceum. The Lyceum was a gymnasium and public meeting place in Classical Athens named after the Apollo Lyceus, "wolf-god" of the grove that housed the Lyceum. hard 49% UniversitionUniversition9%GymnasionGymnasion33%LyceumLyceum49%ParnassusParnassus7%Created by: ex-terminator. Statistics based on 14031 answers in 2 languages »Athens riddles » Where is the Scamander river? (known from the Iliad)In Turkey. The river modern name is Karamenderes. It flows entirely within the Turkish province of Çanakkale, in the Marmara region.hard 51% in Greecein Greece22%in Bulgariain Bulgaria12%in Cyprusin Cyprus13%in Turkeyin Turkey51%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 24248 answers in 4 languages »rivers riddles » Which plant was used to fashion wreaths awarded to victors in Ancient Greece? Laurel. Laurus nobilis is an evergreen tree or large shrub native to the Mediterranean region. Its aromatic leaves are added whole to Italian pasta sauces. The word "Laureate" in 'poet laureate' refers to being signified by the laurel wreath.hard 53% OliveOlive38%LaurelLaurel53%MyrtleMyrtle4%AcanthusAcanthus2%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 15181 answers in 2 languages »trees riddles » What is the most important writing of Socrates?None. As Socrates did not write philosophical texts, the knowledge of the man, his life, and his philosophy is entirely based on writings by his students and contemporaries.hard 58% The RepublicThe Republic11%Critique Of Pure ReasonCritique Of Pure Reason16%Science Of LogicScience Of Logic13%NoneNone58%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 10416 answers in 2 languages »culture riddles » Play ancient Greece quiz and see all the questions.