10 most difficult Russia riddles A list of ten (out of 44) 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 26% VistulaVistula44%NevaNeva26%DaugavaDaugava9%NemanNeman19%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 2981 answers in 2 languages »Baltic Sea riddles » Which country borders Russia and Iran?Azerbaijan borders Russia, Georgia, Armenia, Turkey and Iran.very hard 31% GeorgiaGeorgia16%AfganistanAfganistan33%PakistanPakistan17%AzerbaijanAzerbaijan31%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 634 answers in 9 languages »Iran riddles » Which river flows into the Sea of Azov?Don River. Sea of Azov is a small and shallow sea, sometimes regarded as a northern extension of the Black Sea. Two large rivers, Don and Kuban, flow into it, and so the sea has low salinity and a high amount of biomass (such as green algae) that affects the water colour. It was known in Ottoman Turkish as the Balük-Denis ("Fish Sea") from its high productivity.very hard 34% VolgaVolga19%Amur RiverAmur River32%AngaraAngara13%Don RiverDon River34%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 993 answers in 9 languages »Ukraine riddles » What is the largest river flowing into the Arctic Ocean?Yenisei. The average discharge of Yenisei is 19,600 m³/s. It is more than Mississippi, Ganges or Paraná.very hard 36% YukonYukon29%NevaNeva9%AmurAmur24%YeniseiYenisei36%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 1122 answers in 9 languages »Arctic 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 37% goldgold28%oiloil25%sea otterssea otters37%timbertimber8%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 7339 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 39% NorwayNorway25%UzbekistanUzbekistan39%North KoreaNorth Korea20%AzerbaijanAzerbaijan15%Created by: brombiarz19. Statistics based on 7842 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).hard 40% in Russiain Russia19%in Greecein Greece8%in Bulgariain Bulgaria40%in the Byzantine Empirein the Byzantine Empire31%Created by: Bob Stanley. Statistics based on 6488 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 45% the soilthe soil45%meteoritemeteorite9%low sun positionlow sun position18%the windthe wind26%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 10263 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 45% proof of tax paymentproof of tax payment45%money in Vostok Antarctic Stationmoney in Vostok Antarctic Station9%Bolshevik's propaganda symbolBolshevik's propaganda symbol21%barber's paymentbarber's payment23%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 8014 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 attacks10%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4905 answers in 2 languages »astronomy riddles » Play Russia quiz and see all the questions.