10 most difficult culture riddles A list of ten (out of 247) culture related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Culture quiz What was the kingdom of Ashanti famous for?Gold mining. The Ashanti Empire was an Akan empire and kingdom in what is now modern-day Ghana from 1670 to 1957.The wealthy gold-rich Asante people developed the large and influential Ashanti Empire, along the Lake Volta and Gulf of Guinea. The empire was founded in 1670.very hard 19% sacrifice of virginssacrifice of virgins32%rock-carved templesrock-carved temples15%ivory tradeivory trade32%gold mininggold mining19%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 2418 answers in 2 languages »history of Africa riddles » What does the Chinese "feng shui" literally mean?"wind water". Feng shui or fengshui is a Chinese philosophical system of harmonizing everyone with the surrounding environment. The feng shui practice discusses architecture in metaphoric terms of "invisible forces" that bind the universe, earth, and humanity together, known as qi. Wind symbolized "invisible", water (which you can't grasp) - "elusive".very hard 20% "spirit body""spirit body"58%"wind water""wind water"20%"speech silence""speech silence"12%"flame wind""flame wind"8%Created by: Olaf Bąk. Statistics based on 824 answers in 2 languages »China riddles » After whom was the Canadian province of Alberta named?Princess Luisa Carolina Alberta Windsor. The princess was the wife of the Marquis John Campbell, the governor of Canada.They lived in 1878-1883 in Louiseville, in a province named in her honor.very hard 20% Albert CamusAlbert Camus9%Prince Albert, husband of Queen VictoriaPrince Albert, husband of Queen Victoria60%Albert EinsteinAlbert Einstein9%Princess Luisa Carolina Alberta WindsorPrincess Luisa Carolina Alberta Windsor20%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 2436 answers in 2 languages »geography of Canada riddles » Among which historic people, given names were mostly ending with "ix" sufix? (like Asterix and Obelix)There were no such people. The "ix" ending alludes to the "rix" suffix present in the names of Gaulish chieftains such as Vercingetorix or Ambiorix. However, the meaning of "rix" was "king", so no such suffix was ever present among the names of common folk.very hard 22% RomansRomans7%GaulsGauls67%GermansGermans3%There were no such peopleThere were no such people22%Created by: Nguyễn Ngọc Diễm. Statistics based on 5054 answers in 2 languages »comic books riddles » Where is Reinhold Messner from? (known climber)From Italy. Reinhold Messner is an Italian mountaineer, from Italian province of South Tyrol. He made the first ascent of Mount Everest without supplemental oxygen, along with Peter Habeler, and was the first climber to ascend all fourteen peaks over 8,000 metres (26,000 ft) above sea level. very hard 22% from Switzerlandfrom Switzerland44%from Francefrom France5%from Germanyfrom Germany26%from Italyfrom Italy22%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 2708 answers in 2 languages »alpinism riddles » What is the origin of the name of the Tyrrhenian Sea?Name of Etruscans. The Tyrrhenian Sea is part of the Mediterranean Sea off the western coast of Italy. It is named for the Tyrrhenian people, identified since the 6th century BCE with the Etruscans of Italy. very hard 23% phrase "Terra Incognita"phrase "Terra Incognita"11%name of Etruscansname of Etruscans23%phrase "Terra Romano"phrase "Terra Romano"25%The cities of TyrThe cities of Tyr39%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 4506 answers in 2 languages »Mediterranean Sea riddles » What is the name of black-haired girl from The Peanuts?Lucy van Pelt. Christopher Caldwell, American journalist, called Lucy the most terrifying character in the history of comics, a combination of zero brains, infinite appetites and infinite self-esteem, who is (for that reason) able to run roughshod over all her playmates.very hard 24% MatildaMatilda35%Lucy van PeltLucy van Pelt24%Peppermint PattyPeppermint Patty17%Sally BrownSally Brown22%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4742 answers in 2 languages »cartoons riddles » Which federal state of Germany has the largest population?North Rhine-Westphalia. The country is only fourth in terms of area, but has a high population density (especially in the Ruhr area). Cologne is the largest city.very hard 24% BrandenburgBrandenburg9%North Rhine-WestphaliaNorth Rhine-Westphalia24%Baden-WuerttembergBaden-Wuerttemberg9%BavariaBavaria56%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 4354 answers in 2 languages »Germany riddles » How did the tradition of Oktoberfest start?With the royal wedding. Crown Prince Ludwig, later to become King of Bavaria Ludwig I, was married to Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen on October 12, 1810. The citizens of Munich were invited to attend the festivities held on the fields in front of the city gates to celebrate the happy royal event. Since then, Otoberfest is held at the same place every year (except for epidemics and wars).very hard 25% with the royal weddingwith the royal wedding25%with the celebration of German unificationwith the celebration of German unification13%with a folk celebration of harvestwith a folk celebration of harvest32%celebration of the first beer of a seasoncelebration of the first beer of a season28%Created by: Bob Stanley. Statistics based on 4906 answers in 4 languages »festivals riddles » What liquor is particularly famous for its durability? (samples from the Napoleonic era are still in use)Madeira is a fortified wine made in the Portuguese Madeira Islands, off the coast of Africa. To prevent the wine from spoiling, neutral grape spirits were added. Today, Madeira is noted for its unique winemaking process which involves heating the wine. very hard 25% original champagne from Champagneoriginal champagne from Champagne17%MadeiraMadeira25%PortoPorto41%VermouthVermouth14%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 2906 answers in 2 languages »wines riddles » Play culture quiz and see all the questions.