The most difficult Mediterranean riddles A list of Mediterranean related questions that are most often answered incorrectly Geography quiz 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 28% RhodesRhodes17%CorfuCorfu28%SpartaSparta19%There was no such landThere was no such land34%Created by: Sumit Tamang. Statistics based on 6663 answers in 4 languages »islands of Greece riddles » What is the only Semitic language serving as an official language of the European Union?Maltese developed from Arabic in Sicily, and later in Malta, between the end of the ninth century and the end of the thirteenth century. Maltese is the only Semitic language written in the Latin script. Through the history, the Maltese language has been classified in various ways, with some claiming that the ancient Punic language (used in Carthage) was the base of the language, while others believed the language to be Berber, and under Fascist Italy, it was considered a dialect of Italian.very hard 36% AlbanianAlbanian17%Andalusian SpanishAndalusian Spanish20%MalteseMaltese36%HebrewHebrew25%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 6597 answers in 2 languages »Mediterranean Sea 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 43% CyprusCyprus11%SicilySicily25%StromboliStromboli43%RhodesRhodes19%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 19468 answers in 2 languages »geography of Italy riddles » In which country lies the southernmost point of mainland Europe?Spain. Punta de Tarifa, Spain is the southernmost point of the Iberian Peninsula and continental Europe. It is located in the province of Cádiz and the autonomous community of Andalusia on the Atlantic end of the Straits of Gibraltar. The coast of Morocco can be seen from this point.hard 44% PortugalPortugal17%SpainSpain44%ItalyItaly17%GreeceGreece21%Created by: Luca Biaggi. Statistics based on 14771 answers in 2 languages »Europe riddles » Where is the famous Shipwreck's Bay?In Zakynthos. The beach is named after a shipwreck of MV Panagiotis, a smugglers ship. It ran aground in 1980, probably while carrying contraband cigarettes and being chased by the Greek Navy. According to a popular story, locals raided the cargo, and for the following four years no 'official' tobacco products were sold on the island.hard 55% in Cretein Crete11%in Rhodesin Rhodes23%in Zakynthosin Zakynthos55%in Kosin Kos9%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 25493 answers in 2 languages »geography of Greece riddles » Which part of the plant are capers?Flower buds. The salted and pickled caper bud is often used in Mediterranean cuisine. Less often, the mature fruit of the caper shrub are also used, marketed as caper berries.hard 57% seedsseeds17%berriesberries10%flower budsflower buds57%bulbsbulbs14%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 15913 answers in 2 languages »flowers riddles » Which language is a romance language (which descended from vulgar Latin)? Romanian. The Roman Empire withdrew from Dacia in AD 271-5, leaving it to the Goths. The history of the language between the 3rd century and the 10th century, when the area came under the influence of the Byzantine Empire, is unknown. hard 58% GreekGreek23%RomanianRomanian58%HungarianHungarian9%CroatianCroatian8%Created by: Hitter smasher. Statistics based on 17499 answers in 2 languages »Romania riddles » Which European country other than Yugoslavia faced civil war after World War II?Greece. The Greek Civil War, was fought from 1946 to 1949 between the Greek government army—backed by the UK and US — and the communist Democratic Army of Greece, backed by Bulgaria, Yugoslavia and Albania. It is estimated that 158,000 people were killed.hard 59% SpainSpain26%GreeceGreece59%ItalyItaly10%NorwayNorway3%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 17029 answers in 4 languages »Cold War riddles » What is the dominant religion in Albania?Islam. Albania had been the only European country with Muslim majority until the breakup of Yugoslavia.easy 71% christianitychristianity18%islamislam71%folk religionfolk religion5%buddhismbuddhism3%Created by: Saori. Statistics based on 17477 answers in 2 languages »Albania riddles » Play geography quiz and see all the questions.