10 most difficult oceans riddles A list of ten (out of 38) oceans related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Oceans quiz 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 23% Tasman SeaTasman Sea40%Arafura SeaArafura Sea23%Celebes SeaCelebes Sea14%Java SeaJava Sea21%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 165 answers in 9 languages »Australia riddles » 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 Islands37%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 4647 answers in 2 languages »Bolivia 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 28% Ligurian SeaLigurian Sea9%Ionian SeaIonian Sea28%Tyrrhenian SeaTyrrhenian Sea20%Aegean SeaAegean Sea41%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 140 answers in 9 languages »Mediterranean Sea 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 29% inlandinland29%seasea41%volcanovolcano10%easteast18%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4273 answers in 2 languages »Chile 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 4542 answers in 2 languages »satellite photos 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 32% Tasman SeaTasman Sea9%Arafura SeaArafura Sea24%South China SeaSouth China Sea33%Celebes SeaCelebes Sea32%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 165 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 Sea30%Arabian SeaArabian Sea11%Aegean SeaAegean Sea21%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 203 answers in 9 languages »Morocco 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 depth13%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 9787 answers in 4 languages »satellite photography riddles » In what ocean are the Aleutian Islands?Pacific Ocean. Aleutian Islands are the islands between Russia and Alaska. hard 41% Atlantic OceanAtlantic Ocean19%Indian OceanIndian Ocean12%Arctic OceanArctic Ocean26%Pacific OceanPacific Ocean41%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 264 answers in 9 languages »Pacific 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 42% 1874187415%1958195842%200720076%nevernever35%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 5857 answers in 2 languages »Arctic riddles » Play oceans quiz and see all the questions.