10 most difficult mountains riddles A list of ten (out of 23) mountains related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Mountains quiz Which is the highest peak in the Balkans?Musala (2,925 m) is the highest peak in Bulgaria and entire Balkan Peninsula. Olympus (2,918 m) is the highest peak in Greece and the 2nd highest in the Balkans. Triglav (2,864 m) and Korab (2,764 m) are the highest peaks in Slovenia and Macedonia, respectively, but they are not the 3rd and the 4th highest peaks in the Balkans.very hard 19% OlympusOlympus34%MusalaMusala19%TriglavTriglav37%KorabKorab8%Created by: Edis Kuko. Statistics based on 954 answers in 2 languages »geography riddles » What is the farthest point on the Earth's surface from the Earth's center?Chimborazo, Ecuador, elevation 6,268 m (20,564 ft). Chimborazo location along the equatorial bulge makes its summit the farthest point on the Earth's surface from the Earth's center. Despite being 2,580 m (8,465 ft) lower in elevation above sea level than Mount Everest, it is 2,168 m (7,113 ft) farther from the Earth's center.very hard 34% Mount Everest, Nepal, elevation 8,848 m (29,029 ft)Mount Everest, Nepal, elevation 8,848 m (29,029 ft)34%Chimborazo, Ecuador, elevation 6,268 m (20,564 ft)Chimborazo, Ecuador, elevation 6,268 m (20,564 ft)34%Puncak Jaya, Indonesia, elevation 4,884 m (16,024 ft)Puncak Jaya, Indonesia, elevation 4,884 m (16,024 ft)13%Denali (Mount McKinley), USA, elevation 6,168 m (20,236 ft)Denali (Mount McKinley), USA, elevation 6,168 m (20,236 ft)17%Created by: Paul Caspack. Statistics based on 7253 answers in 4 languages »geography of South America riddles » Who invented the name "mountaineer"?William Shakespeare first used this word in a play "Cymbeline". Play was produced as early as 1611. The plot is based on a tale in the chronicles of Raphael Holinshed.very hard 38% Reinhold MessnerReinhold Messner15%William Shakespeare William Shakespeare 38%Edmund HillaryEdmund Hillary27%Charls DickensCharls Dickens17%Created by: Kristine Rjabova. Statistics based on 90 answers » What is the name of this apex?Matterhorn. This characteristic peak is the Matterhorn (4478 m.). It is located on the Swiss-Italian border. It is one of the most recently acquired Alpine peaks, mainly because of the deterrent appearance.hard 40% K-2K-233%MatterhornMatterhorn40%Pik PobiedyPik Pobiedy6%Mount McKinleyMount McKinley18%Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowska. Statistics based on 8155 answers in 2 languages »alpinism riddles » What is the name of the highest mountain of the Dolomites?Marmolada. The Dolomites are a part og Southern Limestone Alps located in northeastern Italy. Marmolada (3342 m) is located about 100 kilometres north-northwest of Venice, from which it can be seen on a clear day.hard 43% CioccolatoCioccolato15%TiramisuTiramisu23%MarmoladaMarmolada43%GelatoGelato18%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 19038 answers in 2 languages »geography of Italy riddles » Where is K2?At point 1. K2 is not in the Himalayas but the Karakoram Range. It is also one of the most remote of the world's highest peaks (hence lack of local name).hard 45% at point 1at point 145%at point 2at point 223%at point 3at point 319%at point 4at point 411%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 19271 answers in 2 languages »Himalayas riddles » Which state of the USA is that?Washington. Such large and rocky mountains are found only on the west of the North America. This is a photo of Mount Rainier over Tacoma, Washington, USA.hard 45% New YorkNew York5%Rhode IslandRhode Island21%WashingtonWashington45%PennsylvaniaPennsylvania27%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 17002 answers in 2 languages »geography of the United States riddles » This double peaked volcano is the highest mountain of a certain country. Which one?Russia. Two characteristic peaks of Mt Elbrus have two volcano craters. The eastern peak has an enormous crater 250m in diameter. hard 48% IndonesiaIndonesia17%RussiaRussia48%ArgentinaArgentina21%AustriaAustria13%Created by: MarcusX. Statistics based on 21525 answers in 2 languages »geography of Russia riddles » On which border lies Mont Blanc?France and Italy. Since the French Revolution the issue of the ownership of the summit has spurred many debates. Previously, the entire mountain had formed part of the Duchy of Savoy and since 1723 of the Kingdom of Sardinia, one of the pre-unitarian Italian states. After Napoleon's victories in Italy, Piedmont was forced to cede Savoy and Nice to France.hard 49% France and SwitzerlandFrance and Switzerland27%France and ItalyFrance and Italy49%Switzerland and ItalySwitzerland and Italy15%Switzerland and AustriaSwitzerland and Austria7%Created by: Debbie Fox. Statistics based on 11096 answers in 2 languages »Alps riddles » What is the longest mountain range in Europe? (not counting Ural)Scandinavian mountains are 1,700 km long. Carpathians - 1,500 km. Alpes and Apennines - 1,200 km. hard 49% the Alpsthe Alps19%CarpathiansCarpathians23%Scandinavian MountainsScandinavian Mountains49%ApenninesApennines7%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 17517 answers in 2 languages »Norway riddles » Play mountains quiz and see all the questions.