10 most difficult history of North America riddles A list of ten (out of 16) history of North America related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly History of North America quiz Who built and lived in Teotihuacan, the most impressive pre-Columbian Mesoamerican city?It is not known. The city is ancient - its largest pyramid, the Pyramid of the Sun, was completed by AD 100. It predates most known cultures of Mesoamerica. The origin of its founders is uncertain, and its original name is also unknown. It housed a population of about 150,000 people, making it one of the largest cities in the world at that time. very hard 25% MayansMayans21%AztecsAztecs36%IncasIncas16%it is not knownit is not known25%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 6365 answers in 2 languages »America riddles » How many Summer Olympic games were held in the United States?4. There were Olympic Games in St. Louis (1904), twice in Los Angeles (1932, 1984) and in Atlanta (1996)very hard 29% 1111%2230%3328%4429%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 8836 answers in 2 languages »sport of North America riddles » Which battle does the French Foreign Legion celebrate each year?The battle of Camarón (Mexico). On 30 April 1863 a small infantry patrol of French Foreign Legion, numbering 62 soldiers and three officers was attacked and besieged by a force that may have eventually reached 3,000 Mexican infantry and cavalry. They made a defensive stand at the nearby Hacienda Camarón, with a plan to occupy Mexican forces to prevent attacks against the nearby French supply convoy. Only two legionnaires survived, but they stopped Mexicans for the whole day and reached their goal.very hard 32% battle of Yu Oc (Vietnam)battle of Yu Oc (Vietnam)13%battle of Borodino (Russia)battle of Borodino (Russia)10%battle of the Somme (France)battle of the Somme (France)43%the battle of Camarón (Mexico)the battle of Camarón (Mexico)32%Created by: Teddy. Statistics based on 8839 answers in 2 languages »history of France riddles » What kind of resources brought Russian colonists to Alaska?Sea otters. Alaska was colonized by Russian fur traders. Rather than hunting by themselves, the Russians forced the Aleuts to do the work for them. Many of Aleuts had been removed from their home islands and sent as far south as California to hunt sea otter.very hard 36% goldgold28%oiloil25%sea otterssea otters36%timbertimber9%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 9509 answers in 4 languages »Alaska riddles » What was special about the construction of the Empire State Building?It was built quickly and under budget. The Empire State Building took only one year and 45 days to build, or 7 million man-hours. To this day, this is a record for a skyscraper of its height. Due to reduced costs during the Depression, the final costs totaled only $24.7 million instead of the estimated $43 million.very hard 38% it was built on a wooden frameit was built on a wooden frame13%it was built with no detailed plansit was built with no detailed plans22%it was built quickly and under budgetit was built quickly and under budget38%it was built top to bottomit was built top to bottom24%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 11681 answers in 2 languages »New York riddles » How many U.S. Presidents have been assassinated?Four. These were Abraham Lincoln, James A. Garfield, William McKinley and John F. Kennedy. In addition to that, the death of Warren G. Harding is rumored to be an effect of poisoning.hard 40% oneone5%twotwo24%threethree29%fourfour40%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 12902 answers in 2 languages »presidents of the United States riddles » Which country other than USA named its capital after the president of the United States?Liberia was created in 1847 by freed slaves from the United States. They established a government modeled on that of the United States and named its capital city Monrovia after James Monroe, a prominent supporter of the colonization.hard 42% Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands26%LiberiaLiberia42%SomaliaSomalia11%PanamaPanama18%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 27371 answers in 4 languages »geography of West Africa riddles » Who was the first Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan?Nathan Bedford Forrest. In the 1994 motion picture, Forrest Gump states that he was named after his ancestor General Nathan Bedford Forrest.hard 47% Kazimierz PulaskiKazimierz Pulaski15%Nathan Bedford ForrestNathan Bedford Forrest47%James Earl RayJames Earl Ray20%Jefferson DavisJefferson Davis16%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 17897 answers in 2 languages »film riddles » What is the origin of the name of Pennsylvania?Name of the land owner. In 1681, Charles II granted a land charter to William Penn to repay a debt of £16,000 owed to William's father, Admiral William Penn. This was one of the largest land grants to an individual in history. William Penn wanted to name the land Sylvania and was embarrassed at the name Pennsylvania chosen by the king.hard 47% Indian tribeIndian tribe19%Name of the land ownerName of the land owner47%Latin name of a plantLatin name of a plant19%Similarity to TransylvaniaSimilarity to Transylvania13%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 18778 answers in 2 languages »history of the United States riddles » How many families in the US history had a father and a son on the position of the president?Two. These families are Bush (George H.W. and George W.) and Adams (John and John Quincy).hard 53% nonenone9%oneone24%twotwo53%threethree11%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 15106 answers in 2 languages »Americans riddles » Play history of North America quiz and see all the questions.