The most difficult Alaska riddles A list of Alaska related questions that are most often answered incorrectly Geography quiz What is the third longest river of the North America? (after Mississippi and Missouri)Yukon, having 1,979 mi (3,185 km), is just 223 miles shorter than Mississippi. Despite its length, there are only four vehicles-carrying bridges across the river.very hard 29% Rio GrandeRio Grande24%YukonYukon29%ColoradoColorado41%ArkansasArkansas3%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 10263 answers in 2 languages »rivers of North America riddles » This is a statue of a heroic dog, erected in 1925 in Central Park. What was the dog's name?Balto was a sled dog who led his team on the final leg of the 1925 serum run to Nome, in which diphtheria antitoxin was transported to combat an outbreak of the disease. After the mission's success, Balto and the Norwegian Gunnar Kaasen, who drove the sled, became celebrities.very hard 33% HachikoHachiko35%LaikaLaika19%BaltoBalto33%Rin Tin TinRin Tin Tin11%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 1712 answers in 2 languages »New York riddles » Which river flows into the Bering Sea?Yukon River. The total length of the river is 1982 miles (3190 km). There are only four vehicle-carrying bridges across the Yukon River.very hard 35% Lena RiverLena River17%YeniseiYenisei23%Amur RiverAmur River24%Yukon RiverYukon River35%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4010 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 36% goldgold28%oiloil25%sea otterssea otters36%timbertimber9%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 10493 answers in 4 languages »polar riddles » The hills visible in the picture lie in the Mackenzie delta, in northwestern Canada. What are these terrain forms called?Pingo is a mound of earth-covered ice. Frozen water creates it. These terrain forms are created in areas of long-term permafrost. Most of them lie in the Mackenzie delta.very hard 37% bread rollbread roll21%pingopingo37%fieldfield30%plasneplasne9%Created by: Binsos. Statistics based on 8516 answers in 3 languages »Canada riddles » What is the name of this periglacial landform largely spread in the Mackenzie Delta ?Pingos are dome-shaped, isolated hills (also called hydrolaccoliths) , formed by ice cores that pushed the permafrost upwards. Collapsed pingos suggests that there was once permafrost in the area. They can be found in north Canada, Alaska, Greenland and Siberia.hard 45% PingoPingo45%Roche MoutonneeRoche Moutonnee20%Mud VolcanoMud Volcano23%ErraticErratic10%Created by: Mag Adi. Statistics based on 7189 answers in 2 languages »geology riddles » Which of these mountains is the highest measured from base to summit ?Denali in Alaska. The tallest mountain from base to summit. Using that measurement, Denali is taller than Mount Everest. Denali rises about 18,000 feet (5,500 meters) from its base, which is a greater vertical rise than Everest's 12,000-foot rise (3,700 meters) from its base at 17,000 feet (5,200 meters). But Denali and Everest are both dwarfed by Mauna Kea in Hawaii. When measured from the ocean floor to its summit, that mountain is 33,476 feet (10,204 meters) tall. However, only 13,803 feet (4,207 meters) rise above sea level.hard 47% Matterhorn in the AlpsMatterhorn in the Alps12%Aconcagua in the AndesAconcagua in the Andes25%Denali in AlaskaDenali in Alaska47%Mount Everest in the HimalayasMount Everest in the Himalayas14%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 736 answers in 2 languages »mountains riddles » From whom did the U.S. purchase Alaska?Russia. The United States purchased Alaska from the Russian Empire on March 30, 1867, for 7.2 million U.S. dollars. The area went through several administrative changes before becoming organized as a territory on May 11, 1912. It was admitted as the 49th state of the U.S. on January 3, 1959.very easy 89% CanadaCanada7%RussiaRussia89%JapanJapan1%GreenlandGreenland1%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 1697 answers in 2 languages »USA riddles » Play geography quiz and see all the questions.