10 most difficult oceans riddles A list of ten (out of 38) 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 27% Central AndesCentral Andes10%Atacama DesertAtacama Desert27%PatagoniaPatagonia25%Falkland IslandsFalkland Islands37%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 4865 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%coralcoral23%volcanicvolcanic18%it is the top of a drowned mountainit is the top of a drowned mountain26%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4734 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 30% inlandinland30%seasea40%volcanovolcano10%easteast18%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4578 answers in 2 languages »Chile 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 33% Tasman SeaTasman Sea16%Arafura SeaArafura Sea21%South China SeaSouth China Sea28%Celebes SeaCelebes Sea33%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 584 answers in 9 languages »Philippines 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 35% Ligurian SeaLigurian Sea10%Ionian SeaIonian Sea35%Tyrrhenian SeaTyrrhenian Sea25%Aegean SeaAegean Sea29%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 516 answers in 9 languages »Mediterranean Sea 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 speed12%water salinitywater salinity38%sea depthsea depth13%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 10304 answers in 4 languages »satellite photography 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 38% Alboran SeaAlboran Sea38%Ligurian SeaLigurian Sea28%Arabian SeaArabian Sea12%Aegean SeaAegean Sea19%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 654 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 38% Tasman SeaTasman Sea31%Arafura SeaArafura Sea38%Celebes SeaCelebes Sea16%Java SeaJava Sea14%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 854 answers in 9 languages »Australia 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% 1874187416%1958195842%200720076%nevernever35%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 6376 answers in 2 languages »Arctic 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 44% Atlantic OceanAtlantic Ocean19%Indian OceanIndian Ocean44%Arctic OceanArctic Ocean6%Pacific OceanPacific Ocean28%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 825 answers in 9 languages »Indian Ocean riddles » Play oceans quiz and see all the questions.