10 most difficult islands riddles A list of ten (out of 33) islands related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Islands quiz What is the most populous island of the Carribean?Hispaniola is the second-largest island in the Caribbean (after Cuba). Its total population of 20M is shared almost equally between Haiti and Dominicana. The population of Hispaniola is about two times larger than the population of Cuba (11M).very hard 21% CubaCuba36%HispaniolaHispaniola21%JamaicaJamaica30%Puerto RicoPuerto Rico11%Created by: Hitter smasher. Statistics based on 2819 answers in 2 languages »Caribbean riddles » Where is Macaronesia?Atlantic Ocean. Macaronesia is a modern name for several islands near Europe and North Africa: Azores, Madeira, Canary Islands and Cape Verde. The name comes from makárōn nêsoi ("islands of the fortunate"), a term used by Ancient Greeks.very hard 25% Mediterranean SeaMediterranean Sea31%Atlantic OceanAtlantic Ocean25%Pacific OceanPacific Ocean26%Indian OceanIndian Ocean17%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 3023 answers in 2 languages »geographic names riddles » Which direction are Easter Island moai facing?Inland. There is only one ahu (group of statues), Ahu Akivi, with moai facing the ocean. It is unusual also by being one of the few inland ahus. At all other ahus (including all coastal ones) moai face inland.very hard 28% inlandinland28%seasea42%volcanovolcano10%easteast18%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 3928 answers in 2 languages »Pacific Ocean 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 29% RhodesRhodes16%CorfuCorfu29%SpartaSparta19%There was no such landThere was no such land34%Created by: Sumit Tamang. Statistics based on 4737 answers in 4 languages »islands of Greece riddles » This is Sable Island, known as the graveyard of the Atlantic. It is about 109 miles southeast of Nova Scotia. What is the island origin?Post-glacial. Sable Island is believed to have formed from a terminal moraine deposited on the continental shelf near the end of the last Ice Age. It emerges from vast shoals and shallows which, in tandem with frequent fog and sudden storms, have caused over 350 recorded shipwrecksvery hard 30% post-glacialpost-glacial30%coralcoral24%volcanicvolcanic18%it is the top of a drowned mountainit is the top of a drowned mountain26%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4258 answers in 2 languages »satellite photos 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 4884 answers in 2 languages »geography of Greece riddles » What is the largest Island of France?New Caledonia, located east of Australia is almost twice as large as Corsica. New Caledonia used to be a penal colony. From the 1860s until the end of the transportations in 1897, about 22,000 criminals and political prisoners were sent to New Caledonia, among them many Communards arrested after the failed Paris Commune.very hard 31% MartiniqueMartinique10%CorsicaCorsica48%New CaledoniaNew Caledonia31%GuadeloupeGuadeloupe9%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 6039 answers in 2 languages »geography of France riddles » What is the highest time zone?UTC+14. Time zones range from UTC-12 to UTC+14. UTC+14 stretches as far as 30° east of the 180° longitude line and creates a large fold in the International Date Line. In Kiribati (UTC+14), the local time is the same as in Hawaiʻi (UTC−10:00), but the date is one day ahead. It is also 26 hours ahead of Baker Island (UTC−12:00).very hard 32% UTC0UTC014%UTC+12UTC+1233%UTC+14UTC+1432%UTC+24UTC+2419%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 6114 answers in 4 languages »time riddles » Where did Columbus land in the New World for the first time?In the Bahamas. It is known that Columbus arrived on an island in the Bahamas (he named it San Salvador), but for centuries historians debated on which island that really was. The captain's log doesn't give much information: large, beautiful island, with a lagoon. Today, there is a general consensus that it was an island in the Bahamas, named San Salvador in 1926 to match the name given by Columbus.very hard 34% in the Bahamasin the Bahamas34%in Cubain Cuba26%in Hispaniolain Hispaniola23%in Jamaicain Jamaica15%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 5720 answers in 4 languages »geographic discoveries riddles » Which island is known as "Lighthouse of the Mediterranean"?Stromboli. Mt Stromboli has been in almost one continuous eruption for the past 2000 years, which is the longest known in the world. The volcano explodes at intervals ranging from minutes to hours. This is known as Strombolian eruption type, also observed at other volcanoes worldwide.hard 42% CyprusCyprus11%SicilySicily26%StromboliStromboli42%RhodesRhodes19%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 11444 answers in 2 languages »geography of Italy riddles » Play islands quiz and see all the questions.