10 most difficult names riddles A list of ten (out of 25) names related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Names quiz Among which historic people, given names were mostly ending with "ix" sufix? (like Asterix and Obelix)There were no such people. The "ix" ending alludes to the "rix" suffix present in the names of Gaulish chieftains such as Vercingetorix or Ambiorix. However, the meaning of "rix" was "king", so no such suffix was ever present among the names of common folk.very hard 25% RomansRomans7%GaulsGauls63%GermansGermans3%There were no such peopleThere were no such people25%Created by: Nguyễn Ngọc Diễm. Statistics based on 3256 answers in 2 languages »comic books riddles » Australian Gibson Desert is named after Alfred Gibson. Who was he?A man who got lost in the desert. The Gibson Desert was named by explorer Ernest Giles after a member of his party, who became lost and presumably died in the desert. There is almost nothing known about Alfred Gibson apart from his appearance.very hard 29% a man who got lost in the deserta man who got lost in the desert29%first president of Australiafirst president of Australia11%explorer that first crossed Australiaexplorer that first crossed Australia49%famous Australian poetfamous Australian poet9%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 5678 answers in 4 languages »geography of Australia riddles » How is the fear of pregnancy and childbirth called?Tokophobia often leads patients to ask for a Caesarean section. Frequency of appearing: 6-10% pregnancies.very hard 29% mysophobiamysophobia27%erythrophobiaerythrophobia15%haphephobiahaphephobia27%tokophobiatokophobia29%Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyk. Statistics based on 1735 answers in 4 languages »human anatomy riddles » Where were the Pre-Raphaelites active?In England. The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood was an artistic association of painters established in London in 1848. The group's intention was to reform art by rejecting what it considered the mechanistic approach first adopted by Mannerist artists who succeeded Raphael and Michelangelo. Its members believed the Classical poses and elegant compositions of Raphael in particular had been a corrupting influence on the academic teaching of art, hence the name "Pre-Raphaelite".very hard 33% in Italyin Italy24%in ancient Romein ancient Rome19%in Englandin England33%in Galileain Galilea23%Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyk. Statistics based on 1740 answers in 2 languages »painting riddles » Where is the famous Malibu Beach?Los Angeles. Malibu is a 21-mile beach community in Los Angeles County, California. It has nothing in common with the Malibu Rum, the city name is derived from "humaliwo", meaning "the surf sounds loudly" in the language of the Chumash, Native American tribe.very hard 39% BarbadosBarbados7%CubaCuba7%FloridaFlorida45%Los AngelesLos Angeles39%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 11430 answers in 2 languages »geographic names riddles » Why do elements erbium, yttrium, ytterbium, terbium, have similar names?From the name of the Swedish Ytterby mine. Ytterby mine, located in the south-east part of the Swedish island and the town Resarö, was a rich source of many rare minerals. 4 chemical elements - yttrium, ytterbium, terbium and erbium - were named after the mine commemorating their origin.hard 40% by mistake in the elements naming approval processby mistake in the elements naming approval process10%from the name of the Swedish Ytterby minefrom the name of the Swedish Ytterby mine40%they are in the periodic table together therefore have similar namesthey are in the periodic table together therefore have similar names12%from the surname of their discoverer, Ingmar Terberfrom the surname of their discoverer, Ingmar Terber36%Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyk. Statistics based on 2964 answers in 2 languages »Sweden riddles » What is the unit of the conductance?1S (siemens). Conductance (conductivity) is the reverse of the resistance. So it is a measure of the susceptibility of the element to the flow of the electric current. Siemens is the unit of electric conductance named after German inventor and industrialist Werner von Siemens, founder of the well known Siemens company.hard 40% 1Ω (ohm)1Ω (ohm)20%1S (siemens)1S (siemens)40%1H (henry)1H (henry)13%1T (tesla)1T (tesla)25%Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyk. Statistics based on 2425 answers in 2 languages »electricity riddles » What is the origin of the name of Pennsylvania?Name of the land owner. In 1681, Charles II granted a land charter to William Penn to repay a debt of £16,000 owed to William's father, Admiral William Penn. This was one of the largest land grants to an individual in history. William Penn wanted to name the land Sylvania and was embarrassed at the name Pennsylvania chosen by the king.hard 47% Indian tribeIndian tribe20%Name of the land ownerName of the land owner47%Latin name of a plantLatin name of a plant19%Similarity to TransylvaniaSimilarity to Transylvania12%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 12405 answers in 2 languages »history of the United States riddles » What mineral is a heliodor gemstone a variety of?Beryl. Heliodor is a yellow transparent variety of beryllium (emerald and aquamarine are also varieties of beryllium). The name derives from the Greek word helios = sun (sun-god) and doron = gift ("gift of the Sun").hard 49% TopazTopaz25%RubyRuby12%BerylBeryl49%TalcTalc12%Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyk. Statistics based on 4229 answers in 2 languages »gemstones riddles » Which chemical element was discovered in Russia?Ruthenium was discovered in 1844 by the Beltic German sciencist Karl Ernst Claus at the Kazan State University. He named it after Ruthenia, the Latin word for Rus',.hard 56% titaniumtitanium19%boronboron18%rutheniumruthenium56%magnesiummagnesium5%Created by: life-o-holic. Statistics based on 7607 answers in 2 languages »Latin riddles » Play names quiz and see all the questions.