10 most difficult Greece riddles A list of ten (out of 19) Greece related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Greece quiz According to the Greek mythology, how many rivers were found in Hades?Five. In Greek mythology, Styx is a deity and a river that formed the boundary between Earth and the Underworld (the domain often called Hades, which also is the name of its ruler). There are five rivers in Hades: Styx, Phlegethon, Acheron, Lethe, and Cocytus. All these rivers converge at the center of the underworld on a great marsh, which sometimes, also is called the Styx.very hard 25% oneone41%twotwo15%fivefive25%sevenseven17%Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyk. Statistics based on 1830 answers in 2 languages »literature riddles » Which part of Greece was never conquered by the Turks?Corfu is the second largest of the Ionian Islands, west of Greek Peninsula. It was long controlled by Venice, which repulsed several Turkish sieges, before falling under British rule following the Napoleonic Wars. Corfu was eventually ceded by the British Empire and unified with the modern Greece in 1864.very hard 30% RhodesRhodes16%CorfuCorfu30%SpartaSparta19%There was no such landThere was no such land34%Created by: Sumit Tamang. Statistics based on 5021 answers in 4 languages »islands of Greece riddles » What is the second largest Greek island? (after Crete)Euboea, with 3670 km2 (1417 sq.m.) is more than twice as large as the third largest island, Lesbos. Euboea is separated from mainland by just 40 m wide Euripus Strait. A bridge over the strait was first constructed in the twenty-first year of the Peloponnesian War (410 BC).very hard 30% RhodesRhodes50%EuboeaEuboea30%LesbosLesbos7%PelopponesePelopponese10%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 5189 answers in 2 languages »geography of Greece 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 38% TerpsichoreTerpsichore19%EratoErato18%EuterpeEuterpe23%ThaliaThalia38%Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyk. Statistics based on 2765 answers in 2 languages »theatre riddles » What was the position of Greece at the parade of nations during the opening ceremony of Olympic Games in Athens?Greece marched twice, both first and last. According to the tradition, Greece always walk first due to its historical status as the progenitor of the Olympics, while the host nation always marches last. Since in Athens Greece was also the host nation, they walked twice.hard 46% Greece marched firstGreece marched first34%Greece marched lastGreece marched last15%Greece was the number 46Greece was the number 464%Greece marched twice, both first and lastGreece marched twice, both first and last46%Created by: Andy Sealy. Statistics based on 5950 answers in 4 languages »Athens riddles » What was the main language of the Byzantine Empire?Greek. The primary language used in the eastern Roman provinces even before the decline of the Western Empire was Greek, having been spoken in the region for centuries before Latin. The use of Latin as the language of administration persisted until formally abolished (in favour of Greek) by Heraclius in the 7th century.hard 52% GreekGreek52%RomanRoman18%TurkishTurkish13%ByzantineByzantine15%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 3305 answers in 2 languages »Byzantine Empire riddles » Where is the famous Shipwreck's Bay?In Zakynthos. The beach is named after a shipwreck of MV Panagiotis, a smugglers ship. It ran aground in 1980, probably while carrying contraband cigarettes and being chased by the Greek Navy. According to a popular story, locals raided the cargo, and for the following four years no 'official' tobacco products were sold on the island.hard 56% in Cretein Crete10%in Rhodesin Rhodes23%in Zakynthosin Zakynthos56%in Kosin Kos9%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 17146 answers in 2 languages »Mediterranean riddles » Who directed "Eternity and a Day" (Mia aioniotita kai mia mera), "Landscape in the Mist" (Topio stin omichli) and "Ulysses' Gaze" (To vlemma tou Odyssea)? Theodoros Angelopoulos. Angelopoulos was defined by Martin Scorsese as "a masterful filmmaker". Theo developed a unique cinematic vision. His movies are characterized by long takes, carefully composed scenes and offer a hypnotic, sweeping and profoundly emotional cinema.hard 57% Michalis KakojanisMichalis Kakojanis13%Jorgos LantimosJorgos Lantimos13%Theodoros AngelopoulosTheodoros Angelopoulos57%Ridley ScottRidley Scott15%Created by: KYRTAPS. Statistics based on 9328 answers in 2 languages »directors 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%RomansRomans11%TurksTurks7%MacedoniansMacedonians58%Created by: Roy Zhu. Statistics based on 5345 answers in 2 languages »ancient Greece riddles » Which southern EU country holds mandatory military service for men?Greece. There is a long and still continued history of conflicts and tensions between Greece and Turkey. Between 1974-2002, Greece was in the state of general mobilization due to the crisis in Cyprus.hard 59% PortugalPortugal12%SpainSpain11%ItalyItaly16%GreeceGreece59%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 15678 answers in 2 languages »history of Greece riddles » Play Greece quiz and see all the questions.