The most difficult churches riddles A list of churches related questions that are most often answered incorrectly Culture quiz Why does the church of Carmo Convent in Lisbon lack its roof?It was destroyed by earthquake. The convent was ruined in the 1755 Great Lisbon Earthquake, which destroyed the city, killed possibly 100.000 of its inhabitants and disrupted the colonial ambitions of Portugal. The church was left unrestored to remind the tragedy.very hard 31% it was never finishedit was never finished23%it was destroyed by earthquakeit was destroyed by earthquake31%it was destroyed by Moorsit was destroyed by Moors9%it symbols open way to Heavensit symbols open way to Heavens35%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 15171 answers in 2 languages »history of Portugal riddles » When was the cathedral in Madrid consecrated?In 1992. When the capital of Spain was transferred from Toledo to Madrid in 1561, the seat of the Church in Spain remained in Toledo and the new capital had no cathedral. Plans to build a cathedral in Madrid were discussed as early as the 16th century, but the cost of expanding and keeping the Empire came first. The construction of the church located just next to the Royal Palace began in 1878 and concluded in 1992.very hard 32% in 1072in 107211%in 1322in 132231%in 1744in 174425%in 1992in 199232%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 3829 answers in 2 languages »Madrid riddles » Where was this painting made?In Rouen. Beginning in the 1880s through the end of his life in 1926, Claude Monet worked on series paintings, in which a subject was depicted in varying light and weather conditions. The first and best known of these is a series of over 30 paintings of Cathedral of Rouen. The estimated value of one painting is over $40 million.hard 57% in Parisin Paris23%in Colognein Cologne14%in Rouenin Rouen57%in Antarcticain Antarctica4%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 20487 answers in 2 languages »cathedrals riddles » Before the 19th century, how many people were needed to make pipe organ play?At least two. Playing the organ before electricity required at least one person (called calcant) to operate the bellows. Therefore, organists rarely practiced on the pipe organs, using other instruments such as the clavichord for practice instead. average 63% oneone17%at least twoat least two63%fourfour14%sevenseven4%Created by: Monica Stiller. Statistics based on 12763 answers in 2 languages »classical music riddles » What material are church bells made of?Bronze. The traditional metal for church bells is a bronze of about 23% tin. Steel was tried during the busy church-building period of mid-19th-century England, for its economy over bronze, but was found not to be durable.easy 71% cast ironcast iron9%coppercopper15%bronzebronze71%ceramicsceramics2%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 8617 answers in 2 languages »alloys riddles » Which famous church has this fantastic ceiling?Sagrada Familia in Barcelona. Describing Sagrada Família, art critic Rainer Zerbst said, "It is probably impossible to find a church building anything like it in the entire history of art" and Paul Goldberger called it, "The most extraordinary personal interpretation of Gothic architecture since the Middle Ages."easy 74% Cologne CathedralCologne Cathedral5%Sagrada Familia in BarcelonaSagrada Familia in Barcelona74%Florence CathedralFlorence Cathedral12%Salt Lake TempleSalt Lake Temple7%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 14146 answers in 2 languages »architecture riddles » Play culture quiz and see all the questions.