10 most difficult Russia riddles A list of ten (out of 31) Russia related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Russia quiz What is the largest affluent of the Baltic Sea in terms of mean discharge?Neva. Vistula is the longest of Baltic Sea affluents, but its mean discharge of 1080 m3/s is less than half of Neva (2500 m3/s). Other major Baltic Sea affluents are Daugawa nad Neman (both 678 m3/s).very hard 25% VistulaVistula45%NevaNeva25%DaugavaDaugava8%NemanNeman19%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 2542 answers in 2 languages »Baltic Sea riddles » What kind of resources brought Russian colonists to Alaska?Sea otters. Alaska was colonized by Russian fur traders. Rather than hunting by themselves, the Russians forced the Aleuts to do the work for them. Many of Aleuts had been removed from their home islands and sent as far south as California to hunt sea otter.very hard 36% goldgold28%oiloil25%sea otterssea otters36%timbertimber8%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 6532 answers in 4 languages »polar riddles » Which country is not a neighbour of Russia?Uzbekistan. Russia's neighbours are: Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia, North Korea, Lithuania and Poland.very hard 36% NorwayNorway27%UzbekistanUzbekistan36%North KoreaNorth Korea20%AzerbaijanAzerbaijan15%Created by: brombiarz19. Statistics based on 5731 answers in 2 languages »world riddles » Where was the Cyrillic script created?In Bulgaria. The Cyrillic script was developed in the First Bulgarian Empire during the 9th century AD at the Preslav Literary School. Tradition holds that it was formalized by Saints Cyril and Methodius who brought Christianity to the southern Slavs (and so the name is derived from Saint Cyril).very hard 39% in Russiain Russia20%in Greecein Greece7%in Bulgariain Bulgaria39%in the Byzantine Empirein the Byzantine Empire32%Created by: Bob Stanley. Statistics based on 5208 answers in 4 languages »Bulgaria riddles » This kind of tilted forest is a common sight in subarctic taiga. What is this phenomenon caused by?The soil. The permafrost prevents trees from developing deep root system. Climate variations or forest fires can thaw the upper extents of the permafrost, creating a ground slump called thermokarst.hard 44% the soilthe soil44%meteoritemeteorite9%low sun positionlow sun position19%the windthe wind26%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 8715 answers in 4 languages »soil riddles » What was the Russian beard token used for?Proof of tax payment. In 1705, Emperor Peter I of Russia instituted a beard tax to modernize the society of Russia following European models. Those who paid the tax were required to carry a "beard token" with them all the time.hard 44% proof of tax paymentproof of tax payment44%money in Vostok Antarctic Stationmoney in Vostok Antarctic Station9%Bolshevik's propaganda symbolBolshevik's propaganda symbol22%barber's paymentbarber's payment23%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 7095 answers in 4 languages »coins riddles » In February 2013, a large meteor exploded over Chelyabinsk, Russia. 1,491 people were injured. What kind of injures were that?Mostly cuts. Most of hospitalized people were injured when the windows were blown. When the shockwave came, most of them were looking out the window, surprised by a bright flash of light a moment ago.hard 45% mostly cutsmostly cuts45%mostly flash blindnessmostly flash blindness21%mostly burnsmostly burns21%mostly heart attacksmostly heart attacks11%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4061 answers in 2 languages »astronomy riddles » This double peaked volcano is the highest mountain of a certain country. Which one?Russia. Two characteristic peaks of Mt Elbrus have two volcano craters. The eastern peak has an enormous crater 250m in diameter. hard 46% IndonesiaIndonesia18%RussiaRussia46%ArgentinaArgentina22%AustriaAustria12%Created by: MarcusX. Statistics based on 12626 answers in 2 languages »alpinism riddles » What is the second most widely spoken language in Russia?Tatar. There are about 6 million speakers of Tatar in Russia, mostly in Russian Republic of Tatarstan, where it is the official language along with Russian. The language is used by Volga Tatars, not to be confused with Crimean Tatar Language, to which it is related but with which it is not readily mutually intelligible.hard 46% UkrainianUkrainian28%ChechenChechen16%TatarTatar46%ChuvashChuvash8%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 8302 answers in 4 languages »peoples riddles » In which country is Jewish Autonomous Region?Russia. The Jewish Autonomous Oblast is a federal subject of Russia in the Russian Far East, bordering China. Soviet authorities established it in 1934 as the result of Stalin's nationality policy. The Jewish population peaked in 1948 at around 30,000, about one-quarter of the region's population. Today only about 4,000 Jews remain in the region - but it is still oficially named as Jewish.hard 48% FranceFrance16%SyriaSyria16%RussiaRussia48%CanadaCanada18%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 7802 answers in 2 languages »Judaism riddles » Play Russia quiz and see all the questions.