10 most difficult Europe riddles A list of ten (out of 98) Europe related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Europe quiz How many countries does Spain share a land border with?5. It's France, Portugal, Andorra, Morocco (Ceuta) and UK (Giblartar)very hard 17% 2227%3339%4415%5517%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 3827 answers in 2 languages »borders riddles » Which of these countries is not an absolute monarchy?Bhutan has transitioned from an absolute monarchy to a multi-party democracy. The development of Bhutanese democracy has been marked by the active encouragement and participation of reigning Bhutanese monarchs since the 1950s, beginning with legal reforms such as the abolition of slavery, and culminating in the enactment of Bhutan's Constitution. The first democratic elections in Bhutan began in 2007, and all levels of government had been democratically elected by 2011. These elections included Bhutan's first ever partisan National Assembly election.very hard 19% SwazilandSwaziland26%BhutanBhutan19%OmanOman23%Vatican CityVatican City30%Created by: Rafa. Statistics based on 26 answers »demographics riddles » What is the largest affluent of the Baltic Sea in terms of mean discharge?Neva. Vistula is the longest of Baltic Sea affluents, but its mean discharge of 1080 m3/s is less than half of Neva (2500 m3/s). Other major Baltic Sea affluents are Daugawa nad Neman (both 678 m3/s).very hard 25% VistulaVistula45%NevaNeva25%DaugavaDaugava8%NemanNeman19%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 2535 answers in 2 languages »Baltic Sea riddles » Which royal palace is that?Palacio Real (Madrid). Whit 162,000 sq meters of floor area, the Palacio Real is more than twice as large as Versailles, Buckingham Palace or Royal Palace in Stockholm. It is the largest functioning palace in Europe (however, king of Spain doesn't live here any more).very hard 27% Hofburg (Vienna)Hofburg (Vienna)18%Palacio Real (Madrid)Palacio Real (Madrid)27%Palace of VersaillesPalace of Versailles25%Royal Palace of StockholmRoyal Palace of Stockholm27%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 2891 answers in 2 languages »architecture riddles » Where in the world is Catalan the single official language?In Andorra. Andorra is the only part of the world, where Catalan is the only official language. It is used by Andorran television and radio stations.very hard 29% in Cataloniain Catalonia30%in the Balearic Islandsin the Balearic Islands7%in Andorrain Andorra29%nowherenowhere32%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 5082 answers in 4 languages »geography of Spain riddles » Which country was ruled by William the Sailor King?United Kingdom. During his youth, it was not expected that William, being the third son, would became a king. He served in the Royal Navy in the Caribbean. He inherited the throne at the age of 64, after his two elder brothers died without leaving legitimate successors.very hard 30% PortugalPortugal43%SpainSpain13%United KingdomUnited Kingdom30%NorwayNorway12%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 3601 answers in 2 languages »kings of Europe riddles » Which European country capital was named Kristiania?Oslo. In 1624, during the reign of King Christian IV the city was destroyed by a fire. It was rebuilt and renamed Christiania in the king's honor. Following a spelling reform, it was known as Kristiania from 1877 to 1925, when its original name was restored.very hard 31% CopenhagenCopenhagen40%StockholmStockholm16%OsloOslo31%HelsinkiHelsinki11%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 10885 answers in 2 languages »cities of Scandinavia riddles » On which language is Italian standard language based?Tuscan, specifically its Florentine variety, became the language of culture for all the people of Italy, thanks to the prestige of the masterpieces of Dante Alighieri, Francesco Petrarca, Giovanni Boccaccio and Niccolò Machiavelli. It would later become the official language of all the Italian states and of the Kingdom of Italy, when it was formed. Only 2.5% of Italy’s population could speak the Italian standardized language properly when the nation unified in 1861.very hard 32% SicilianSicilian11%LatinLatin48%TuscanTuscan32%LombardianLombardian8%Created by: Paul Caspack. Statistics based on 6161 answers in 2 languages »history of Italy riddles » 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 33% it was never finishedit was never finished23%it was destroyed by earthquakeit was destroyed by earthquake33%it was destroyed by Moorsit was destroyed by Moors8%it symbols open way to Heavensit symbols open way to Heavens34%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 10608 answers in 2 languages »history of Portugal riddles » Not including Andorra, which European capital is located at the highest altitude?Madrid. Due to its altitude of 667 m (2,188 ft) above sea level, The Madrid region features a Mediterranean climate with cool winters, including sporadic snowfalls and minimum temperatures often below freezing.very hard 34% ViennaVienna10%MadridMadrid34%BernBern33%SarajevoSarajevo21%Created by: SpikeMe. Statistics based on 10243 answers in 2 languages »geography of Europe riddles » Play Europe quiz and see all the questions.