10 most difficult Netherlands riddles A list of Netherlands related questions that are most often answered incorrectly Geography quiz What nationality was Martin Van Buren?American. Martin Van Buren was the eighth president of the United States. 'Van' suggests Dutch origin of his surname, but the capitalized form indicates anglicised version - like Eddie Van Halen (as opposite to Dutch lower-case Vincent van Gogh).very hard 31% DutchDutch52%AmericanAmerican31%RussianRussian3%GermanGerman12%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 11104 answers in 2 languages »presidents of the United States riddles » Which airline is the world’s oldest one to still be using its original name?KLM was founded in 1919. Operations stopped during World War II apart from the operations in the Dutch Antilles. The airline is the "Oldest operating airline", but with the 2004 merge with Air France some dispute whether KLM should still hold the crown. QANTAS, founded in 1920, is dubbed "Oldest continuously operating airline".very hard 35% British AirwaysBritish Airways38%Air FranceAir France15%KLMKLM35%SwissairSwissair10%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 8643 answers in 2 languages »companies riddles » To which country does the island of Curaçao belong?Netherlands. Curacao is located in the southern Caribbean Sea, about 65 kilometers (40 miles) north of Venezuelan coast.very hard 36% SpainSpain14%NetherlandsNetherlands36%VenezuelaVenezuela28%PortugalPortugal20%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 2753 answers in 9 languages »islands riddles » Which of the following is the smallest?Holland is a region in the western part of the Netherlands. Dutch people in the other parts of the Netherlands dislike the term Holland being used to refer to the whole of the country.hard 42% the Netherlandsthe Netherlands12%HollandHolland42%BeneluxBenelux11%they are all the samethey are all the same33%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 19341 answers in 2 languages »country names riddles » Which country is the top natural gas producer in the European Union?The Netherlands. 50% of the natural gas production in the Netherlands comes from the Groningen Gas Field, being the largest natural gas field in Europe and the tenth largest in the world. The other 50% being supplied by around 300 smaller fields, mostly in the North Sea.hard 42% United KingdomUnited Kingdom25%The NetherlandsThe Netherlands42%ItalyItaly10%FranceFrance22%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 10523 answers in 2 languages »UE riddles » In the Middle Ages large areas of the Netherlands were flooded by the sea. What was the reason?Peat extraction. Most of the areas below sea level are man-made, caused by centuries of extensive and poorly controlled peat extraction, lowering the surface by several meters. Even in flooded areas peat extraction continued through turf dredging.hard 46% peat extractionpeat extraction46%tectonic movementstectonic movements12%rise of the ocean levelrise of the ocean level19%building dams over riversbuilding dams over rivers20%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 4918 answers in 2 languages » Where was Dutch colony New Holland located in?North America. The main port of New Holland was New Amsterdam. The colony had existed since 1616 till 1664, when it was occupied by Englishmen, and New Amsterdam became New York.hard 49% South AfricaSouth Africa14%North AmericaNorth America49%West AfricaWest Africa13%SurinamSurinam21%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 7823 answers in 2 languages »history riddles » From which country did the Netherlands gain independence in 1579?Spain. Dutch struggle for independence lasted for 80 years between the Union of Utrecht in 1569 and the Peace of Münster in 1648.hard 50% GermanyGermany16%FranceFrance22%EnglandEngland10%SpainSpain50%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 15095 answers in 2 languages »history of Spain riddles » Which country is Flanders a part of?Belgium is divided into two main portions: Flanders - the Dutch-speaking northern part of the country, and Wallonia - the French-speaking southern part.hard 50% NetherlandsNetherlands28%BelgiumBelgium50%FranceFrance15%ItalyItaly5%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4433 answers in 9 languages »Western Europe riddles » Which river flows through Amsterdam?Amstel. The name Amsterdam is derived from “Amstelredamme”, meaning “a dam on the Amstel river”hard 55% River ThamesRiver Thames7%RhineRhine21%MeuseMeuse15%AmstelAmstel55%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4625 answers in 9 languages »rivers riddles » Play geography quiz and see all the questions.