10 most difficult North America riddles A list of ten (out of 115) North America related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly North America quiz The highest peak of North America is ...Denali is the highest mountain peak in North America, with a summit elevation of 20,310 feet (6,190 m) above sea level. Denali is the third most prominent and third most isolated peak after Mount Everest and Aconcagua. The Koyukon people who inhabit the area around the mountain have referred to the peak as "Denali" for centuries. In 1896, a gold prospector named it "Mount McKinley" in support of then-presidential candidate William McKinley; very hard 20% Mount LoganMount Logan13%DenaliDenali20%OrizabaOrizaba4%none of themnone of them60%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 1301 answers in 2 languages »mountains riddles » What city is the capital of New York state?Albany is the capital of the U.S. state of New York and the seat of Albany County. Roughly 150 miles (240 km) north of New York City, Albany developed on the west bank of the Hudson River, about 10 miles (16 km) south of its confluence with the Mohawk River. The population of the City of Albany was 97,856 according to the 2010 census.very hard 24% RochesterRochester11%New YorkNew York49%ManhattanManhattan13%AlbanyAlbany24%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 3179 answers in 2 languages »the United States riddles » 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 26% MayansMayans20%AztecsAztecs36%IncasIncas16%it is not knownit is not known26%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 6804 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 26% Bjarni HerjólfssonBjarni Herjólfsson26%Marco PoloMarco Polo8%Christopher ColumbusChristopher Columbus48%Amerigo VespucciAmerigo Vespucci17%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 2909 answers in 2 languages »discoverers riddles » What is the name of this butterfly species?Neopalpa donaldtrumpi. This butterfly species has been descoverd in 2017 by Canadian Vazrick Nazari. He called it this way because of similarity to Trump's hairstyle.very hard 28% Goldhair mothGoldhair moth31%Neopalpa donaldtrumpiNeopalpa donaldtrumpi28%Unsightly butterflyUnsightly butterfly17%Huskhead neopalda Huskhead neopalda 22%Created by: Alicja Turostowska. Statistics based on 3211 answers in 2 languages »presidents of the United States 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 29% 1111%2230%3328%4429%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 9356 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%ColoradoColorado41%ArkansasArkansas3%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 10001 answers in 2 languages »rivers of North America 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 13479 answers in 4 languages »soil 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 32% DutchDutch51%AmericanAmerican32%RussianRussian3%GermanGerman12%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 12292 answers in 2 languages »Netherlands 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 32% James CookJames Cook23%Vitus BeringVitus Bering28%Roald AmundsenRoald Amundsen32%No one yetNo one yet14%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 10708 answers in 4 languages »geography of Canada riddles » Play North America quiz and see all the questions.