10 most difficult Ireland riddles A list of Ireland related questions that are most often answered incorrectly Famous people quiz Which prizes were awarded to George Bernard Shaw?Oscar and Nobel Prize. He was the first person to be awarded both Nobel Prize and Oscar. He got Nobel Prize in Literature of 1925. Despite his disdain for Hollywood Shaw won Oscar for best written screenplay in 1938.very hard 30% Pulitzer and Nobel PrizePulitzer and Nobel Prize39%Nobel Prize and Order of the SmileNobel Prize and Order of the Smile18%Nobel Prize and Rugby World CupNobel Prize and Rugby World Cup11%Oscar and Nobel PrizeOscar and Nobel Prize30%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 3652 answers in 4 languages »Nobel prize riddles » 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% AmsterdamAmsterdam22%DublinDublin37%MadridMadrid5%OsloOslo35%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 15133 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 40% Scott PhillipsScott Phillips16%Paul HewsonPaul Hewson40%Dave Parsons Dave Parsons 24%Adam ClaytonAdam Clayton18%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 7340 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%trumpettrumpet7%snaresnare10%bagpipebagpipe36%Created by: karate kid. Statistics based on 11847 answers in 2 languages »musical instruments 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 Kingdom24%FranceFrance8%IrelandIreland55%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 11526 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 wheat16%disease of potatodisease of potato57%disease of cattledisease of cattle20%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 15431 answers in 2 languages »disasters 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 57% in Portugalin Portugal15%in Irelandin Ireland57%in Norwayin Norway18%in Canadain Canada8%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 2457 answers in 2 languages »prehistory 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 70% North SeaNorth Sea17%Alboran SeaAlboran Sea6%Irish SeaIrish Sea70%Tyrrhenian SeaTyrrhenian Sea5%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4983 answers in 9 languages »Great Britain 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 71% ScotlandScotland14%IrelandIreland71%AustriaAustria7%NorwayNorway5%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 7449 answers in 2 languages »dance 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 91% BelfastBelfast5%DublinDublin91%CardiffCardiff1%GlasgowGlasgow1%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 5423 answers in 9 languages »Northern Europe riddles » Play famous people quiz and see all the questions.