10 most difficult ancient Greece riddles A list of ten (out of 17) ancient Greece related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Ancient Greece quiz Who was the first to create a zoo and botanical garden for scientific study?Aristotle. Throughout his conquests of Asia, Alexander the Great collected many plant and animal specimens for Aristotle’s research. This allowed Aristotle to develop in Athens the first zoo and botanical garden in existence.very hard 26% AristotleAristotle26%GalileoGalileo11%Carl LinnaeusCarl Linnaeus32%Charles DarwinCharles Darwin29%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4746 answers in 4 languages »science riddles » Where was Aristotle from?Stagira. Aristotle was born in the Macedonian city of Stagira, Chalkidice, on the northern periphery of Classical Greece. At the age of eighteen, he joined Plato's Academy in Athens and remained there until the age of thirty-seven.very hard 27% DidymusDidymus13%RhodesRhodes33%StagiraStagira27%SmurnaSmurna25%Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyk. Statistics based on 2884 answers in 3 languages »ancient history riddles » What was inside the Athenian Parthenon?The treasury of Athens. Although the Parthenon is architecturally a temple and is usually called so, it is not really one in the conventional sense of the word. It never hosted the cult of Athena Polias, patron of Athens. The Parthenon was actually used primarily as a treasury. For a time, it served as the treasury of the Delian League, which later became the Athenian Empire.very hard 30% the treasury of Athensthe treasury of Athens30%the chamber of prayersthe chamber of prayers19%the blessed fountainthe blessed fountain10%the tomb of goddes Athenathe tomb of goddes Athena38%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 3304 answers in 5 languages »Ancient buildings riddles » The Claw of Archimedes was used as ...Weapon that protected Syracuse. Archimedes devised defensive devices to counter the Roman efforts including a huge crane operated hook – the Claw of Archimedes – that was used to lift the enemy ships out of the sea before dropping them to their doom. very hard 32% irrigation toolirrigation tool22%weapon that protected Syracuseweapon that protected Syracuse32%buoyancy testbuoyancy test21%locksmith's toollocksmith's tool24%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 353 answers in 2 languages »inventions riddles » What is the name of the Muse of comedy?Thalia was the Muse who presided over comedy and idyllic poetry. She was portrayed as a young woman with a joyous air, crowned with ivy, wearing boots and holding a comic mask in her hand. Many of her statues also hold a bugle and a trumpet (both used to support the actors' voices in ancient comedy), or occasionally a shepherd’s staff or a wreath of ivy. very hard 39% TerpsichoreTerpsichore17%EratoErato18%EuterpeEuterpe23%ThaliaThalia39%Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyk. Statistics based on 5603 answers in 3 languages »Greek mythology riddles » Until when were the ancient Olympic Games held?4th century AD. The olympic games were disbanded as "pagan rituals" shortly after Christianity was made the official religion of the Roman Empire. Theodosius the Great dissolved the order of the Vestal Virgins in Rome and banned the Olympics in Ancient Greece. hard 40% 10th century BC10th century BC12%4th century BC4th century BC26%1st century AD1st century AD21%4th century AD4th century AD40%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 6363 answers in 2 languages »history of sport riddles » This famous ancient building is known as...Treasury of Atreus. The Treasury of Atreus or Tomb of Agamemnon is a large "tholos" tomb on the Panagitsa Hill at Mycenae, Greece, constructed during the Bronze Age around 1250 BC. The lintel stone above the doorway weighs 120 tons, with approximate dimensions 8.3 x 5.2 x 1.2m. The tomb has probably no relationship with either Atreus or Agamemnon, as archaeologists believe that the sovereign buried there ruled at an earlier date than the two.hard 42% Tomb of MinosTomb of Minos23%Tomb of ClytemnestraTomb of Clytemnestra11%Lion GateLion Gate21%Treasury of AtreusTreasury of Atreus42%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 167 answers in 2 languages »Greece riddles » Who was the most famous student of Aristotle?Alexander the Great. Aristotle was invited by Philip II of Macedon to become the tutor to his son Alexander in 343 BC. Aristotle was appointed as the head of the royal academy of Macedon and encouraged Alexander toward eastern conquest.hard 46% PlatoPlato30%SocratesSocrates20%MiltiadesMiltiades2%Alexander the GreatAlexander the Great46%Created by: Sumit Tamang. Statistics based on 12818 answers in 5 languages »history riddles » Plato founded school named Academy. What was the name of the school founded by Aristotle?Lyceum. The Lyceum was a gymnasium and public meeting place in Classical Athens named after the Apollo Lyceus, "wolf-god" of the grove that housed the Lyceum. hard 49% UniversitionUniversition9%GymnasionGymnasion33%LyceumLyceum49%ParnassusParnassus7%Created by: ex-terminator. Statistics based on 16102 answers in 2 languages »philosophy riddles » Where is the Scamander river? (known from the Iliad)In Turkey. The river modern name is Karamenderes. It flows entirely within the Turkish province of Çanakkale, in the Marmara region.hard 51% in Greecein Greece22%in Bulgariain Bulgaria12%in Cyprusin Cyprus13%in Turkeyin Turkey51%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 27342 answers in 5 languages »rivers riddles » Play ancient Greece quiz and see all the questions.