The most difficult ethnology riddles A list of ethnology related questions that are most often answered incorrectly Culture quiz Which direction are Easter Island moai facing?Inland. There is only one ahu (group of statues), Ahu Akivi, with moai facing the ocean. It is unusual also by being one of the few inland ahus. At all other ahus (including all coastal ones) moai face inland.very hard 29% inlandinland29%seasea41%volcanovolcano10%easteast18%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 3981 answers in 2 languages »Pacific Ocean riddles » What is the largest tribal grouping of Native Americans in the United States?Cherokee. According to the 2000 census, 281,069 U.S. citizens self-identify as Cherokee. These numbers are closely followed by Navajo (269,202). Other tribal groups are considerably smaller, only Sioux (108,272) and Chippewa (105,907) exceed 100,000.very hard 37% CherokeeCherokee37%ApacheApache34%SiouxSioux22%CreekCreek5%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 6401 answers in 2 languages »peoples riddles » What was the color of Jesus' eyes?Brown. The Scriptures tell us that Jesus didn’t look different from an ordinary Jewish man of His time. Any other color of eyes than brown would have been surely noted down. In the 2004 movie, The Passion of the Christ, Jesus was portrayed by Jim Caviezel who had his blue eyes digitally changed to brown.hard 41% brownbrown41%blueblue24%greygrey2%it is not knownit is not known31%Created by: Kinga H. Statistics based on 4581 answers in 4 languages »Jews riddles » Which land was inhabited by aborigines?Taiwan. Han Chinese settling in Taiwan started in the 13th century, and today aborigines form only 2% of the population. The Aboriginal languages of Taiwan show much greater diversity than the rest of Austronesian put together, leading linguists to propose Taiwan as the source of all aborigines.hard 48% JapanJapan9%TaiwanTaiwan48%PeruPeru23%IndiaIndia18%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 6310 answers in 2 languages »Asia riddles » Among which people, women tatooed their mouth?Ainu. The Ainu are an indigenous people in Japan, today almost completely assimilated by the Japanese. The Ainu women tattooed their mouths, starting at a young age with a small spot on the upper lip, gradually increasing with size. When they reached age 15–16, their tattoos were completed. Thus were they qualified for marriage.hard 48% AinuAinu48%JapaneseJapanese12%MongolsMongols28%TibetiansTibetians10%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 8404 answers in 2 languages »women riddles » Where do Ainu people live?In Japan. The Ainu are an indigenous people who lived in the Northern Island of Japan, Hokkaido, and Sakhalin Island. They are now almost completely assimilated by the Japanese. Once considered to be Caucasian, based on their appearance; but DNA testing has disproven this. The Ainu language is an isolate with no known relatives.hard 49% in Tibetin Tibet22%in North Koreain North Korea11%in Japanin Japan49%in Vietnamin Vietnam16%Created by: Martha Baker. Statistics based on 5600 answers in 2 languages »Japan riddles » In which country third-gender people are a part of traditional culture?Samoa. Fa'afafine are a commonly well-accepted third-gender people of Samoa. They are male at birth, and explicitly embody both masculine and feminine gender traits. In Samoa, there is very seldom ridicule or displeasure towards a biologically male child who states that they are a girl. hard 49% HaitiHaiti13%SamoaSamoa49%KiribatiKiribati19%FijiFiji17%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 3853 answers in 4 languages »culture riddles » The word "Cannibals" was originally used as a name of certain people. How are they called today?Carib people. Many historians believe that cannibalism was rare or even non existent among Carib people. In 1503 Queen Isabella ruled that only people who were better off under slavery (especially cannibals) could legally be taken as slaves. This provided Spaniards an incentive for identifying various groups as cannibals to enslave them.hard 51% EthiopiansEthiopians8%Carib peopleCarib people51%Dayaks of BorneoDayaks of Borneo21%Australian AboriginesAustralian Aborigines17%Created by: Monica Stiller. Statistics based on 10350 answers in 2 languages »cannibalism riddles » Which people did not wear any clothes before meeting Europeans?Australian Aborigines were one of the only groups of people in the world not to wear any type of clothing. Both men and women were naked. Today, of course, things have changed considerably and Aboriginals dress the same as Australians.hard 57% AztecsAztecs3%PygmiesPygmies22%Australian AboriginesAustralian Aborigines57%Amazon TribesAmazon Tribes15%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4200 answers in 4 languages »clothes riddles » Play culture quiz and see all the questions.