The most difficult nicknames riddles A list of nicknames related questions that are most often answered incorrectly History quiz Which country was ruled by William the Sailor King?United Kingdom. During his youth, it was not expected that William, being the third son, would became a king. He served in the Royal Navy in the Caribbean. He inherited the throne at the age of 64, after his two elder brothers died without leaving legitimate successors.very hard 29% PortugalPortugal43%SpainSpain13%United KingdomUnited Kingdom29%NorwayNorway12%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4073 answers in 2 languages »kings of Europe riddles » When was Portugal ruled by Sancho I the Populator?In 12th century. Even though king's nickname may suggest the era when Portuguese colonies were estabilished, Sancho I actually ruled Portugal long before that - from 1185 to 1211. He populated remote areas of northern Portugal, notably with Flemish and Burgundian settlers - hence the nickname.very hard 33% in 12th centuryin 12th century33%in 15th centuryin 15th century41%in 17th centuryin 17th century22%in 19th centuryin 19th century2%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4123 answers in 2 languages »history of Portugal riddles » Where was Henry the Navigator from? (He is regarded as the main initiator of the Age of Discoveries)Portugal. Prince Henry the Navigator was fascinated with Africa, which his fleet explored; most intrigued by the Christian legend of Prester John, whose lost kingdom he hoped to find. Under his direction, a new ship was developed, the caravel, which could sail further and faster than the contemporary ships of the Mediterranean.hard 56% EnglandEngland13%SpainSpain15%PortugalPortugal56%GenoaGenoa14%Created by: Park Youn-joo. Statistics based on 7852 answers in 2 languages »Portugal riddles » Which country was ruled by Basil II the Bulgar-slayer?Byzantine Empire. At the start of the second millennium, Basil attacked Bulgarians in order to restore territories the Empire had lost long before. He was said to have captured 15,000 prisoners and blinded 99 of every 100 men, leaving one one-eyed man in each cohort to lead the rest back home. Samuel, the ruler of Bulgaria was so shocked seeing his blinded army, that he died two days later.hard 59% BulgariaBulgaria19%RussiaRussia5%Byzantine EmpireByzantine Empire59%TurkeyTurkey15%Created by: Madman. Statistics based on 7245 answers in 4 languages »Byzantine Empire riddles » Who was referred to as "Bloody Mary"?Mary I of England. Mary restored Roman Catholicism after the short-lived Protestant reign of her half-brother Edward VI. Her sobriquet "Bloody Mary" was given by Protestant opponenets, as she had over 280 religious dissenters burned at the stake during the persecutions. Her re-establishment of Roman Catholicism was reversed after her death by Elizabeth Ieasy 73% Mary I of EnglandMary I of England73%Mary Magdalene, disciple of JesusMary Magdalene, disciple of Jesus3%Mary Rose, a Tudor warshipMary Rose, a Tudor warship13%Mary Ann Nichols, the first murder victim of Jack the RipperMary Ann Nichols, the first murder victim of Jack the Ripper10%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 8161 answers in 4 languages »England riddles » Play history quiz and see all the questions.