10 most difficult Israel riddles A list of Israel related questions that are most often answered incorrectly Geography quiz How many seas does Israel have access to? (not including lakes like Dead Sea)Two. The Mediterranean Sea makes up the majority of Israel's coastline. But Israel has also a small coastline on the Red Sea in the south, with the port of Eilat. This 11 km (7 miles) wide strip of land separates Egypt from Jordan, so tourists visiting Egypt typically need to approach Jordan by the sea if they want to visit Petra.very hard 38% nonenone18%oneone36%twotwo38%threethree5%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 8225 answers in 2 languages »Egypt riddles » In which country is Jewish Autonomous Region?Russia. The Jewish Autonomous Oblast is a federal subject of Russia in the Russian Far East, bordering China. Soviet authorities established it in 1934 as the result of Stalin's nationality policy. The Jewish population peaked in 1948 at around 30,000, about one-quarter of the region's population. Today only about 4,000 Jews remain in the region - but it is still oficially named as Jewish.hard 50% FranceFrance15%SyriaSyria15%RussiaRussia50%CanadaCanada18%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 10076 answers in 2 languages »Judaism riddles » Why is Jerusalem a holy city for Muslims?It is the site of Muhammad's ascension to heaven. In Sunni Islam, Jerusalem is the third-holiest city, after Mecca and Medina. In Islamic tradition in 610 CE it became the first Qibla, the focal point for Muslim prayer (later moved by Muhammad to Mecca), and Muhammad made his Night Journey there ten years later, ascending to heaven where he speaks to God, according to the Quran.hard 53% it is the site of the Quran revelationit is the site of the Quran revelation15%it is the site of Muhammad's ascension to heavenit is the site of Muhammad's ascension to heaven53%it is the site of Muhammad's birthplaceit is the site of Muhammad's birthplace21%tomb of the First Imam is theretomb of the First Imam is there9%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 19424 answers in 2 languages »Middle East riddles » How many Jews live in Israel? (of the global population of Jews)42%. About 42% of all Jews reside in Israel and about 42% reside in the United States and Canada, with most of the remainder living mostly in Europe.hard 54% 99%99%4%86%86%16%64%64%24%42%42%54%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 3833 answers in 2 languages »Jews riddles » These temporary huts on balconies are constructed only for one week every year. Who lives here?Jews. A sukkah is a temporary hut constructed for use during the week-long Jewish festival of Sukkot. It a symbolic shelter, commemorating the time God provided for the Israelites in the wilderness they inhabited after they were freed from slavery in Egypt. Many observant Jews will spend the whole week in the sukkah. The festival of Sukkot is held in autumn, in September or October.hard 55% MuslimsMuslims17%JewsJews55%HinduistsHinduists16%BuddhistsBuddhists9%Created by: Vijay. Statistics based on 7326 answers in 2 languages »religions riddles » How many lamps are there in the menorah that symbols Judaism?7. The symbolic menorah has 7 lamps, but the commonly used Hanukkah menorah (pictured) has nine lamps, and no seven-lamps menorahs are made. This is because the menorah is described in the Bible as the seven-lamp lampstand made of gold, used in the portable sanctuary set up by Moses in the wilderness and later in the Temple in Jerusalem. The Talmud states that it is prohibited to use a seven-lamp menorah outside of the Temple. hard 56% 7756%8821%9918%10102%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 10279 answers in 2 languages »Bible riddles » What was offered to Albert Einstein in 1952?Presidency of Israel. In 1952, Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion offered Einstein the position of President of Israel to Albert Einstein, after the death of Israel's first president, Chaim Weizmann. Einstein, then aged 73, refused: "I lack both the natural aptitude and the experience to deal properly with people". He died three years later.average 61% presidency of Israelpresidency of Israel61%spaceflightspaceflight11%viceroyality of Swedenviceroyality of Sweden10%cloningcloning16%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 7733 answers in 4 languages »scientists riddles » Which river flows into the Dead Sea?Jordan River constitutes the border between Israel and the Kingdom of Jordanaverage 63% NileNile9%Syr DaryaSyr Darya9%TigrisTigris16%Jordan RiverJordan River63%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 2738 answers in 9 languages »lakes riddles » Which country borders Israel?Egypt. Israel borders Egypt in the Sinai Peninsula.average 65% Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia13%IraqIraq16%EgyptEgypt65%OmanOman4%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 2418 answers in 9 languages »Northern Africa riddles » What does this silver star mark?Birthplace of Jesus Christ. The Grotto of the Nativity, an underground cave located beneath the Church of Nativity, enshrines the site where Jesus is said to have been born. The exact spot is marked beneath an altar by a 14-pointed silver star set into the marble floor and surrounded by silver lamps.average 66% center of Kaabacenter of Kaaba8%birthplace of Jesus Christbirthplace of Jesus Christ66%center of the Earth in Lhasacenter of the Earth in Lhasa16%Saint Peter's tombSaint Peter's tomb8%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 14975 answers in 4 languages »symbols riddles » Play geography quiz and see all the questions.