The most difficult Ireland riddles A list of Ireland related questions that are most often answered incorrectly Culture 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 9489 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 Phillips16%Paul HewsonPaul Hewson43%Dave Parsons Dave Parsons 22%Adam ClaytonAdam Clayton17%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 3275 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 5520 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 49% in Portugalin Portugal19%in Irelandin Ireland49%in Norwayin Norway21%in Canadain Canada8%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 1470 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 54% USAUSA10%United KingdomUnited Kingdom26%FranceFrance9%IrelandIreland54%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 7441 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 cattle20%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 10706 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 5046 answers in 2 languages »dance riddles » Play culture quiz and see all the questions.