10 most difficult Mediterranean Sea riddles A list of Mediterranean Sea 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 29% RhodesRhodes16%CorfuCorfu29%SpartaSparta19%There was no such landThere was no such land34%Created by: Sumit Tamang. Statistics based on 4763 answers in 4 languages »islands of Greece 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 4902 answers in 2 languages »geography 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 37% AlbanianAlbanian17%Andalusian SpanishAndalusian Spanish19%MalteseMaltese37%HebrewHebrew25%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 5045 answers in 2 languages »Mediterranean 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 11520 answers in 2 languages »geography of Italy riddles » How long did the Republic of Venice exist?Over 1000 years. The Republic of Venice existed for over a millennium, from the late 7th century until 1797. That was one of the longest uninterrupted existence of a sovereign country in the history of Europe. hard 44% only 17 yearsonly 17 years20%83 years83 years12%224 years224 years22%over 1000 yearsover 1000 years44%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 9203 answers in 2 languages »history 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%GreeceGreece20%Created by: Luca Biaggi. Statistics based on 11399 answers in 2 languages »Europe riddles » Which of the Eurozone countries has the smallest economy?Malta, with 417 thousand of inhabitants, is the least populous country of the Eurozone (the next is Luxembourg with 511). Its economy (measured by nominal GDP) is only 0.06% of Eurozone total.hard 49% LuxembourgLuxembourg20%EstoniaEstonia12%MaltaMalta49%CyprusCyprus17%Created by: Jason Beagley. Statistics based on 11872 answers in 2 languages »economy riddles » What was the second "Sicily" in the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies? (one was the island of Sicily)Kingdom of Naples. The Kingdom of the Two Sicilies was formed as a union of the Kingdom of Sicily and the Kingdom of Naples, which collectively had long been called the "Two Sicilies". It was the largest of the states of the region known as Italy before the Italian unification.hard 51% the kingthe king8%SardiniaSardinia31%Kingdom of NaplesKingdom of Naples51%MaltaMalta8%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 5719 answers in 2 languages »Italy 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 Crete10%in Rhodesin Rhodes24%in Zakynthosin Zakynthos55%in Kosin Kos9%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 16052 answers in 2 languages »tourism riddles » Which country of the southern Europe is the most populous?Italy has 59,8 million of inhabitants, which is more than Spain (46,7) and Portugal (10,5) taken together. Greece has 10,8 million. hard 55% SpainSpain29%ItalyItaly55%GreeceGreece10%PortugalPortugal4%Created by: Monica Stiller. 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