10 most difficult oceans riddles A list of ten (out of 40) oceans related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Oceans quiz The Pacific War took place in the South America in years 1879 to 1883. Which territory was the conflict zone?Atacama Desert. In the 19th century, there were no clear borders defined between Peru, Bolivia and Chile in the area of the Atacama desert. This became a problem with the discovery of valuable sodium nitrate deposits in the area.very hard 26% Central AndesCentral Andes10%Atacama DesertAtacama Desert26%PatagoniaPatagonia25%Falkland IslandsFalkland Islands36%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 6303 answers in 2 languages »Bolivia riddles » This is Sable Island, known as the graveyard of the Atlantic. It is about 109 miles southeast of Nova Scotia. What is the island origin?Post-glacial. Sable Island is believed to have formed from a terminal moraine deposited on the continental shelf near the end of the last Ice Age. It emerges from vast shoals and shallows which, in tandem with frequent fog and sudden storms, have caused over 350 recorded shipwrecksvery hard 30% post-glacialpost-glacial30%coralcoral24%volcanicvolcanic19%it is the top of a drowned mountainit is the top of a drowned mountain26%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 5429 answers in 2 languages »satellite photos riddles » Which direction are Easter Island moai facing?Inland. There is only one ahu (group of statues), Ahu Akivi, with moai facing the ocean. It is unusual also by being one of the few inland ahus. At all other ahus (including all coastal ones) moai face inland.very hard 32% inlandinland32%seasea39%volcanovolcano11%easteast16%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 6546 answers in 2 languages »Chile riddles » What sea lies between Italy and Greece?Ionian Sea. Calypso Deep, the deepest point in the Mediterranean at −5,267 m (−17,280 ft), is located in the Ionian Sea.very hard 34% Ligurian SeaLigurian Sea8%Ionian SeaIonian Sea34%Tyrrhenian SeaTyrrhenian Sea26%Aegean SeaAegean Sea30%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 1457 answers in 9 languages »Mediterranean Sea riddles » What sea lies between Philippines and Indonesia?Celebes Sea. The Celebes Sea is famous for its high biodiversity. Of all known 793 coral species, 580 live in the Celebes Sea. very hard 34% Tasman SeaTasman Sea17%Arafura SeaArafura Sea21%South China SeaSouth China Sea26%Celebes SeaCelebes Sea34%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 3235 answers in 9 languages »Philippines riddles » What sea lies between Spain and Africa?Alboran Sea. The Alboran Sea is the westernmost portion of the Mediterranean Sea. The name of the sea is derived from the small Alboran Island in the middle of the sea. The island is named after a Tunisian pirate, Al Borani, who had a base on the island in the 16th century.very hard 36% Alboran SeaAlboran Sea36%Ligurian SeaLigurian Sea29%Arabian SeaArabian Sea12%Aegean SeaAegean Sea21%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 1876 answers in 9 languages »Morocco riddles » What sea lies between Australia and New Guinea?Arafura sea is warm and shallow. During the last ice age, the sea was dry and formed a bridge for humans to reach Australia.very hard 37% Tasman SeaTasman Sea31%Arafura SeaArafura Sea37%Celebes SeaCelebes Sea16%Java SeaJava Sea14%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 5366 answers in 9 languages »Australia riddles » What does the color range represent in this picture?Water salinity. Launched June 10, 2011, Aquarius is NASA’s first satellite instrument specifically designed to study the salt content of ocean surface waters. The complete first year dataset of NASA's Aquarius instrument reveals seasonal changes in the Amazon River's plume. Depending on the prevailing currents, the river's freshwater outflow heads east toward Africa or bends up north to the Caribbean.very hard 38% water temperaturewater temperature34%sea currents speedsea currents speed13%water salinitywater salinity38%sea depthsea depth14%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 12361 answers in 4 languages »satellite photography riddles » In what ocean are the Nicobar Islands?Indian Ocean. The Nicobar Islands are located between India and Thailand. The islands were colonised by the Danish East India Company in 1754 and sold to Britain in 1864. Then, the islands were made a part of British India. hard 42% Atlantic OceanAtlantic Ocean21%Indian OceanIndian Ocean42%Arctic OceanArctic Ocean9%Pacific OceanPacific Ocean27%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 2187 answers in 9 languages »Indian Ocean riddles » When did the first nautical transit of the North Pole happen?1958. The first nautical transit of the North Pole was made in 1958 by the submarine USS Nautilus, and the first surface nautical transit occurred in 1977 by the icebreaker NS Arktika.hard 43% 1874187416%1958195843%200720076%nevernever34%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 8955 answers in 2 languages »Arctic riddles » Play oceans quiz and see all the questions.