10 most difficult Switzerland riddles A list of Switzerland related questions that are most often answered incorrectly Countries quiz 13 American colonies formed USA. How many Swiss cantons established the Confederation?3. The eldest free Swiss cantons were Schwyz (that gave its name to the whole nation), Uri and Unterwalden. In 1291 they signed an eternal union – Federal Charter of 1291.very hard 25% 3325%6629%131320%262623%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 1897 answers in 2 languages »history of Europe riddles » Where do the Amishes originate from?Switzerland. The history of the Amish church began with a schism within a small group of Swiss Anabaptists in 1693 led by Jakob Ammann. In the 18th century, about 200 Amishes emigrated to the United States. Currently there are over 250 000.hard 40% the Netherlandsthe Netherlands35%GermanyGermany14%SwitzerlandSwitzerland40%SwedenSweden9%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 10481 answers in 2 languages »religions riddles » What is the name of this apex?Matterhorn. This characteristic peak is the Matterhorn (4478 m.). It is located on the Swiss-Italian border. It is one of the most recently acquired Alpine peaks, mainly because of the deterrent appearance.hard 40% K-2K-233%MatterhornMatterhorn40%Pik PobiedyPik Pobiedy6%Mount McKinleyMount McKinley18%Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowska. Statistics based on 8163 answers in 2 languages »alpinism riddles » How many cantons form Swiss Confederation today?26. Since Middle Ages Switzerland grew from a union of 3 cantons into one of 26. hard 45% 131316%181825%262645%323213%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 3845 answers in 2 languages »Alps riddles » Where is emmentaler from?Switzerland. Emmentaler originated in the area around Emmental, a region by the Emme river in Switzerland, forming part of the canton of Bern. The cheese has characteristic large holes. Historically, the holes were a sign of imperfection (the cheese was 'lacking substance' inside), and until modern times, cheese makers would try to avoid themhard 46% BelgiumBelgium8%SwitzerlandSwitzerland46%NetherlandsNetherlands41%GermanyGermany3%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 10870 answers in 2 languages »cheese riddles » After what is the Jurassic period named?A mountain range in Switzerland. The Jurassic period is named for the Jura Mountains in between France and Switzerland, where many fossils have been found.hard 47% a type of ancient lizarda type of ancient lizard12%a mountain range in Switzerlanda mountain range in Switzerland47%a type of coal formed in that perioda type of coal formed in that period15%Latin for 'before mammals'Latin for 'before mammals'24%Created by: MarcusX. Statistics based on 13225 answers in 2 languages »Earth riddles » On which border lies Mont Blanc?France and Italy. Since the French Revolution the issue of the ownership of the summit has spurred many debates. Previously, the entire mountain had formed part of the Duchy of Savoy and since 1723 of the Kingdom of Sardinia, one of the pre-unitarian Italian states. After Napoleon's victories in Italy, Piedmont was forced to cede Savoy and Nice to France.hard 49% France and SwitzerlandFrance and Switzerland27%France and ItalyFrance and Italy49%Switzerland and ItalySwitzerland and Italy15%Switzerland and AustriaSwitzerland and Austria7%Created by: Debbie Fox. Statistics based on 11119 answers in 2 languages »mountains riddles » Which country banned motor racing from 1958 to 2007?Switzerland. In 1958 motor racing was banned by the Swiss government as an unsafe spectator sport following the death of 80 people at the 1955 24 Hours of Le Mans race. The Swiss Grand Prix was held in 1975 and 1982 in France. The ban continued until 2007.hard 50% RussiaRussia16%SwitzerlandSwitzerland50%GreeceGreece12%MalaysiaMalaysia20%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 18633 answers in 4 languages »motor sports riddles » Switzerland is a member ofUnited Nations. Switzerland has been a neutral country since Vienna Congress of 1815 marking the fall of Napoleon Bonaparte. It barely joined United Nations on September 10th 2002 thanks to 52% majority vote in countrywide referendum.hard 51% European UnionEuropean Union4%United NationsUnited Nations51%United Nations and European UnionUnited Nations and European Union10%neither United Nations nor European Unionneither United Nations nor European Union33%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 8623 answers in 2 languages »United Nations riddles » Which river forms the border between Germany and Switzerland?Rhine. The Rhine constitutes six different country borders: between Switzerland and Austria, Switzerland and Liechtenstein, France and Switzerland, Switzerland and Germany, France and Germany, Germany and the Netherlands.hard 56% DanubeDanube21%NeckarNeckar13%RhineRhine56%ElbeElbe8%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 11394 answers in 9 languages »Western Europe riddles » Play countries quiz and see all the questions.