Curiosities questions This is a list of recently added questions about curiosities. Play curiosities quiz and see all the questions. Where does the phenomenon know as the Lighthouse of Maracaibo occurs?In Venezuela. Catatumbo lightning is an atmospheric phenomenon in Venezuela. It occurs only over the mouth of the Catatumbo River where it empties into Lake Maracaibo. The phenomenon is characterized by almost continuous lightning and occurs during 260 nights a year, 10 hours per day and up to 280 times per hour. It has been known for centuries as the Lighthouse of Maracaibo, since it is visible for miles around Lake MaracaiboCreated by: Ninjaihard 42% in Brazilin Brazil18in Chinain China4in Vietnamin Vietnam6in Venezuelain Venezuela21weather riddles » What is the name of an empty tomb erected in honour of a person whose remains are elsewhere?Cenotaph. Although the vast majority of cenotaphs honour individuals, many noted cenotaphs are instead dedicated to the memories of groups of individuals, such as the lost soldiers of a country or of an empire.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 28% columbariumcolumbarium10cenotaphcenotaph11ossuaryossuary7kurgankurgan11 How many episodes does the American soap opera Dynasty have?220. Soap operas tend to run for decades and feature thousands of episodes, but Dynasty has only 220. It aired on ABC from January 12, 1981 to May 11, 1989.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 23% 220220300122012203412200220037052205220274television riddles » Which of the following films has won a record 11 Academy Awards?All of the above. All of these films have won a record 11 Academy Awards. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King is the only one which has won in every nominated category, 11 out of 11. Ben Hur 11 out of 12 and Titanic 11 out of 14.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 35% Ben-Hur (1959)Ben-Hur (1959)198Titanic (1997)Titanic (1997)1143The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)298all of the aboveall of the above895movies riddles » Which of the following cheeses isn't Dutch?Radamer is a Polish cheese produced since 1991. It has been obtained by an accident using wrong bacterial strain sent to the factory by its foreign supplier. Created by: Ninjaivery hard 13% LeerdammerLeerdammer215RadamerRadamer382MaasdamMaasdam240they are all Dutchthey are all Dutch1917the Netherlands riddles » If you were to suffer from kyphosis, your back would be...Round. Kyphosis is the pathological curving of the spine, where parts of the spinal column lose some or all of their lordotic profile. This causes a bowing of the back, seen as a slouching posture. It can be called roundback or Kelso's hunchback.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 38% roundround93concaveconcave65flatflat28crookedcrooked57diseases riddles » What is the Brazilian island, Ilha da Queimada Grande, known for?It is the home of the venomous snakes. Ilha de Queimada Grande is the only home of one of the world’s deadliest and most endangered snakes, golden lancehead vipers. These vipers’ venom can kill a person very quick hence the Brazilian government strictly controls visits to the island.Created by: Ninjaihard 55% Korowai people live thereKorowai people live there6it is the biggest garbage dump in the worldit is the biggest garbage dump in the world14it is the home of the venomous snakesit is the home of the venomous snakes55the vintage Sterisferio lighthouse is located therethe vintage Sterisferio lighthouse is located there24Brazil riddles » Who was the first immigrant to arrive at Ellis Island?Annie Moore. Ellis Island served as the United States' busiest immigrant inspection station from 1892 until 1954. Over 12 million immigrants passed through it during that time period. It has been estimated that close to 40 percent of all current U.S. citizens can trace at least one of their ancestors to Ellis Island.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 21% Jane DoeJane Doe10Joan EllisJoan Ellis22Annie MooreAnnie Moore13Mary Todd LincolnMary Todd Lincoln15peoples riddles » Who are considered to be the creators of coins?Phoenicians. The creators of coins were probably Phoenicians. Phenicia is an ancient land that encompasses the areas of today's Lebanon, west Syria and northern Israel. In addition to the invention of coins, the Phoenicians also created the first ever alphabetical magazine.Created by: Marta Kurdzieleasy 73% PhoeniciansPhoenicians1494EgyptiansEgyptians288TurksTurks48ChineseChinese189coins riddles » What is the currency in Ukraine?Hryvnia. This is the hryvnia. Interestingly, the 200 hryvnia banknote won the title of the most beautiful banknote of 2013.Created by: Marta Kurdzieleasy 77% HryvniaHryvnia777EuroEuro69KorunaKoruna55LitasLitas100Ukraine riddles » Play curiosities quiz and see all the questions.