10 most difficult North America riddles A list of ten (out of 104) North America related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly North America quiz Who built and lived in Teotihuacan, the most impressive pre-Columbian Mesoamerican city?It is not known. The city is ancient - its largest pyramid, the Pyramid of the Sun, was completed by AD 100. It predates most known cultures of Mesoamerica. The origin of its founders is uncertain, and its original name is also unknown. It housed a population of about 150,000 people, making it one of the largest cities in the world at that time. very hard 25% MayansMayans21%AztecsAztecs36%IncasIncas16%it is not knownit is not known25%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 6029 answers in 2 languages »America riddles » Which European was the first to discover America?Bjarni Herjólfsson. Bjarni was heading to Greenland to visit his father in 986, when he drifted south and found himself near the coast of today Canada. Despite his crew eagerness, he refused to land and only attested the discovery of a land full of trees and hills.very hard 25% Bjarni HerjólfssonBjarni Herjólfsson25%Marco PoloMarco Polo7%Christopher ColumbusChristopher Columbus48%Amerigo VespucciAmerigo Vespucci17%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 2350 answers in 2 languages »discoverers riddles » What is not allowed for an Amish?To have mustache. Among Amish, unmarried men shave their face, while married ones wear beards. What is interesting, the mustaches are not tolerated. For centuries the wearing of mustaches by soldiers was a requirement in many armies, and pacifistic Amish wanted to distance themselves from militaristic culture.very hard 28% to have mustacheto have mustache28%to shaveto shave31%to lead the businessto lead the business23%to pay taxesto pay taxes17%Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowska. Statistics based on 823 answers in 2 languages »religions riddles » How many Summer Olympic games were held in the United States?4. There were Olympic Games in St. Louis (1904), twice in Los Angeles (1932, 1984) and in Atlanta (1996)very hard 28% 1111%2230%3328%4428%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 8467 answers in 2 languages »sport of North America riddles » What is the third longest river of the North America? (after Mississippi and Missouri)Yukon, having 1,979 mi (3,185 km), is just 223 miles shorter than Mississippi. Despite its length, there are only four vehicles-carrying bridges across the river.very hard 29% Rio GrandeRio Grande24%YukonYukon29%ColoradoColorado42%ArkansasArkansas3%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 9552 answers in 2 languages »Alaska riddles » 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 30% DutchDutch52%AmericanAmerican30%RussianRussian3%GermanGerman12%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 10784 answers in 2 languages »presidents of the United States riddles » Why is White Sands Desert in New Mexico so purely white?It is gypsum. White Sands, having 442 total square kilometers of dune fields, is the world's largest surface deposit of gypsum. Unlike other desert sands, it is cool to the touch, due to the high rate of evaporation of surface moisture and the fact that the sands reflect, rather than absorb, the sun's rays.very hard 30% it is gypsumit is gypsum30%it is very fine grained sandit is very fine grained sand10%it iswhite quartzit iswhite quartz36%it is an optical illusionit is an optical illusion22%Created by: Debbie Fox. Statistics based on 12622 answers in 4 languages »soil riddles » Which was the last of the contiguous states to become a U.S. state?Arizona is the place of the Apache resistance. It became a U.S. state on February 14, 1912. This resulted in the end to the territorial colonization of Continental North America. very hard 32% New YorkNew York17%TexasTexas21%ArizonaArizona32%North DakotaNorth Dakota28%Created by: Sumit Tamang. Statistics based on 4666 answers in 2 languages »Amerindians riddles » Which battle does the French Foreign Legion celebrate each year?The battle of Camarón (Mexico). On 30 April 1863 a small infantry patrol of French Foreign Legion, numbering 62 soldiers and three officers was attacked and besieged by a force that may have eventually reached 3,000 Mexican infantry and cavalry. They made a defensive stand at the nearby Hacienda Camarón, with a plan to occupy Mexican forces to prevent attacks against the nearby French supply convoy. Only two legionnaires survived, but they stopped Mexicans for the whole day and reached their goal.very hard 32% battle of Yu Oc (Vietnam)battle of Yu Oc (Vietnam)13%battle of Borodino (Russia)battle of Borodino (Russia)10%battle of the Somme (France)battle of the Somme (France)43%the battle of Camarón (Mexico)the battle of Camarón (Mexico)32%Created by: Teddy. Statistics based on 8506 answers in 2 languages »history of France riddles » Who was the first to navigate the Northwest Passage? (sea route connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans)Roald Amundsen. In a three year journey between 1903 and 1906, Amundsen explored the passage with a crew of no more than six, in the converted 47-ton herring boat Gjøa. Spending winters with ship trapped in ice, he learned from the local Netsilik people about Arctic survival skills that would later prove useful. For example, he learned to use sled dogs and to wear animal skins in lieu of heavy, woolen parkas. Amundsen later led the expeditions to discover the South Pole (1911) and the North Pole (1926).very hard 33% James CookJames Cook24%Vitus BeringVitus Bering28%Roald AmundsenRoald Amundsen33%No one yetNo one yet14%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 9784 answers in 4 languages »geography of Canada riddles » Play North America quiz and see all the questions.