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 28% AristotleAristotle28%GalileoGalileo10%Carl LinnaeusCarl Linnaeus31%Charles DarwinCharles Darwin29%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 3442 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 29% DidymusDidymus13%RhodesRhodes29%StagiraStagira29%SmurnaSmurna27%Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyk. Statistics based on 1766 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 30% the treasury of Athensthe treasury of Athens30%the chamber of prayersthe chamber of prayers18%the blessed fountainthe blessed fountain11%the tomb of goddes Athenathe tomb of goddes Athena38%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 1482 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 39% TerpsichoreTerpsichore19%EratoErato18%EuterpeEuterpe23%ThaliaThalia39%Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyk. Statistics based on 3326 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 39% 10th century BC10th century BC11%4th century BC4th century BC27%1st century AD1st century AD20%4th century AD4th century AD39%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 2797 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 47% PlatoPlato29%SocratesSocrates19%MiltiadesMiltiades2%Alexander the GreatAlexander the Great47%Created by: Sumit Tamang. Statistics based on 9057 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 50% UniversitionUniversition8%GymnasionGymnasion33%LyceumLyceum50%ParnassusParnassus7%Created by: ex-terminator. Statistics based on 11532 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 52% in Greecein Greece21%in Bulgariain Bulgaria12%in Cyprusin Cyprus13%in Turkeyin Turkey52%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 20695 answers in 4 languages »rivers 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 8786 answers in 2 languages »culture riddles » Who used the sarissa (a type of weapon) in their combat formations?Macedonians. The sarissa is a type of long spear (about 4–7 metres or 13–23 ft in length) first introduced by Phillip II of Macedonia in Macedonian phalanx formations. It was usually composed of two lengths and was joined by a central bronze tube only before a battle. The tight formation of the phalanx created a "wall of pikes", and the pike was so long that there were fully five rows of them projecting in front of the front rank of men.hard 58% SpartansSpartans23%RomansRomans10%TurksTurks7%MacedoniansMacedonians58%Created by: Roy Zhu. 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