The most difficult Ireland riddles A list of Ireland related questions that are most often answered incorrectly Geography quiz Which European capital's name literally means "black pool"?Dublin. The Dubhlinn ("black pool") was a small lake used to moor ships and was connected to the River Liffey. This lake was covered during the early 18th century as the city grew.very hard 37% AmsterdamAmsterdam21%DublinDublin37%MadridMadrid5%OsloOslo34%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 10128 answers in 2 languages »city names riddles » What is Bono's (of U2) given name?Paul Hewson. Paul David Hewson was born in 1960 in Dublin. His father was a Roman Catholic, and his mother - Anglican.hard 43% Scott PhillipsScott Phillips15%Paul HewsonPaul Hewson43%Dave Parsons Dave Parsons 23%Adam ClaytonAdam Clayton17%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 3710 answers in 2 languages »celebrities riddles » Which musical instrument is the national symbol of Ireland?Harp. The harp, traditionally associated with King David, was rare in medieval heraldry and its origins as the coat of arms of Ireland are unclear. Triangular devices appeared on the medieval Irish coinage by kings John and Edward I in the 12th and 13th centuries. These devices may have been crude harps or it may be that the harp developed from the use of triangles to distinguish Irish coins.hard 45% harpharp45%trumpettrumpet6%snaresnare10%bagpipebagpipe36%Created by: karate kid. Statistics based on 5839 answers in 2 languages »musical instruments riddles » This ia a photo of the most important heritage site of a certain country, taken in 1923. Where is it?In Ireland. Newgrange is a prehistoric monument built about 3200 BC, during the Neolithic period, which makes it older than Stonehenge and the Egyptian pyramids. In the 1970s, the area was cleared and the front of the monument was reconstructed, although some have questioned this move. hard 50% in Portugalin Portugal19%in Irelandin Ireland50%in Norwayin Norway21%in Canadain Canada8%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 1556 answers in 2 languages »prehistory riddles » Where was Samuel Beckett from?Ireland. Samuel Becekett was born in 1906 in the Dublin suburb of Foxrock. His large family house with garden and its neighbourhood often feature in his prose and plays.hard 55% USAUSA10%United KingdomUnited Kingdom25%FranceFrance8%IrelandIreland55%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 8019 answers in 2 languages »writers riddles » What led to The Great Ireland Famine between 1845 and 1852?Disease of potato. Although blight ravaged potato crops throughout Europe during the 1840s, the impact and human cost in Ireland was significantly larger than elsewhere. Due to the great poverty, the vast majority of the population sufficed with a diet of potatoes and dairy.hard 57% disease of corndisease of corn6%disease of wheatdisease of wheat15%disease of potatodisease of potato57%disease of cattledisease of cattle19%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 11269 answers in 2 languages »disasters riddles » Where is this dance from?Ireland. Irish dancing is notable for its rapid leg and foot movements, body and arms being kept largely stationary.easy 72% ScotlandScotland14%IrelandIreland72%AustriaAustria7%NorwayNorway5%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 5307 answers in 2 languages »dance riddles » What sea lies between Great Britain and Ireland?Irish Sea. The Irish Sea has coasts on all four constituent countries of the United Kingdom: England, Scotland, Wales and the Northern Ireland.easy 72% North SeaNorth Sea19%Alboran SeaAlboran Sea4%Irish SeaIrish Sea72%Tyrrhenian SeaTyrrhenian Sea2%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 375 answers in 9 languages »Great Britain riddles » What is the capital city of Ireland?Dublin was founded as a Viking settlement. It grew rapidly from the 17th century and was briefly the second largest city in the British Empire.very easy 90% BelfastBelfast5%DublinDublin90%CardiffCardiff1%GlasgowGlasgow1%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 707 answers in 9 languages »Northern Europe riddles » Play geography quiz and see all the questions.