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 23% RomansRomans7%GaulsGauls66%GermansGermans3%There were no such peopleThere were no such people23%Created by: Nguyễn Ngọc Diễm. Statistics based on 4590 answers in 2 languages »comic books 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 27% mysophobiamysophobia27%erythrophobiaerythrophobia14%haphephobiahaphephobia29%tokophobiatokophobia27%Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyk. Statistics based on 2908 answers in 4 languages »human anatomy 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 28% a man who got lost in the deserta man who got lost in the desert28%first president of Australiafirst president of Australia11%explorer that first crossed Australiaexplorer that first crossed Australia50%famous Australian poetfamous Australian poet9%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 7221 answers in 4 languages »geography of Australia 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 38% BarbadosBarbados7%CubaCuba7%FloridaFlorida46%Los AngelesLos Angeles38%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 15386 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.very hard 38% by mistake in the elements naming approval processby mistake in the elements naming approval process11%from the name of the Swedish Ytterby minefrom the name of the Swedish Ytterby mine38%they are in the periodic table together therefore have similar namesthey are in the periodic table together therefore have similar names13%from the surname of their discoverer, Ingmar Terberfrom the surname of their discoverer, Ingmar Terber37%Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyk. Statistics based on 5002 answers in 2 languages »Sweden 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 38% in Italyin Italy20%in ancient Romein ancient Rome19%in Englandin England38%in Galileain Galilea21%Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyk. Statistics based on 4468 answers in 2 languages »painting 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 41% 1Ω (ohm)1Ω (ohm)20%1S (siemens)1S (siemens)41%1H (henry)1H (henry)12%1T (tesla)1T (tesla)25%Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyk. Statistics based on 5244 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 Transylvania13%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 17618 answers in 2 languages »history of North America 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 48% TopazTopaz27%RubyRuby12%BerylBeryl48%TalcTalc11%Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyk. Statistics based on 8604 answers in 2 languages »gemstones riddles » Which of the hydrogen isotopes is radioactive?Tritium. The two lightest isotopes of hydrogen are stable (protium and the heavy hydrogen (deuterium)). The tritium is radioactive and unstable, with half-life of 12.32 years. It is the only radiocative isotope of hydrogen which naturally occurs on Earth (although it is extremely rare). hard 55% ProtiumProtium6%DeuteriumDeuterium18%TritiumTritium55%NoneNone20%Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyk. 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