10 most difficult battles riddles A list of battles related questions that are most often answered incorrectly History quiz Who led the crusaders during the Battle of Tachov?Henry Beaufort of England . The Battle of Tachov was fought on 4 August 1427 near the Bohemian towns of Tachov. The Hussites won over the armies led by the Cardinal Henry Beaufort of England. It was part of the Hussite Wars, and it was the first battle in which war wagons were used by the crusaders.very hard 25% Henry Beaufort of England Henry Beaufort of England 25%Prokop the GreatProkop the Great20%John I of MünsterbergJohn I of Münsterberg23%Sigismund of LuxembourgSigismund of Luxembourg30%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 2435 answers in 2 languages »history of Europe riddles » What was the decisive battle of the First English Civil War?Battle of Naseby. The Battle of Naseby was a decisive engagement of the First English Civil War, fought on 14 June 1645 between the main Royalist army of King Charles I and the Parliamentarian New Model Army, commanded by Sir Thomas Fairfax and Oliver Cromwell. Parliament’s New Model Army scored a convincing victory and within a year the king, Charles I, was a prisoner of his enemies.very hard 30% Battle of NewburyBattle of Newbury27%Battle of NasebyBattle of Naseby30%Battle of PrestonBattle of Preston27%Battle of ValverdeBattle of Valverde15%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 200 answers in 2 languages »wars riddles » What were the Frenchmen doing just before the start of the Battle of Agincourt on 25 October 1415?Eating breakfast. Frenchmen started to eat breakfast at the eyes of the tired and hungry enemy. King's Henry V army stood quietly, waiting for the Frenchmen to attack.very hard 36% provoking Englishmen with their naked bottomsprovoking Englishmen with their naked bottoms37%shouting curse words towards the Englishmenshouting curse words towards the Englishmen14%eating breakfasteating breakfast36%celebrating masscelebrating mass12%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 4608 answers in 2 languages »history of England riddles » Who won in the Battle of the Little Bighorn?Native Americans. The Battle of the Little Bighorn was an armed engagement between combined forces of the Northern Native American tribes and the 7th Cavalry Regiment of the United States Army. The battle, which resulted in the defeat of US forces, was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.hard 41% it was unsettledit was unsettled27%Native AmericansNative Americans41%USAUSA23%CanadaCanada7%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 2211 answers in 2 languages »history riddles » Who died in the Battle of Crécy fought on 26 August 1346?John of Bohemia. At the outbreak of the Hundred Years' War in 1337 he allied with King Philip VI of France and was even governor of Languedoc. At the Battle of Crécy in 1346 John controlled Phillip's advanced guard along with controlling the large contingents of Charles II of Alençon and Louis I, Count of Flanders. John was killed at age 50 while fighting against the English during the battle.hard 43% Ottone DoriaOttone Doria6%Philip VI of FrancePhilip VI of France42%John of BohemiaJohn of Bohemia43%Charles I of MonacoCharles I of Monaco8%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 5030 answers in 3 languages »history riddles » The Battle of the Somme was the biggest battle of the First World War. How many casualties were there? Around 1 000 000. The Battle of the Somme was fought by the armies of the British and French empires against the German Empire. More than three million men fought in this battle and one million men were wounded or killed, making it one of the bloodiest battles in human history.hard 50% around 250 000around 250 0009%around 500 000around 500 00023%around 1 000 000around 1 000 00050%around 1 500 000around 1 500 00017%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 6988 answers in 3 languages »World War I riddles » Where was the Battle of the Nations fought?In Leipzig. The Battle of Leipzig or Battle of the Nations was fought from 16 to 19 October 1813, at Leipzig, Saxony. The coalition armies of Russia, Prussia, Austria, and Sweden decisively defeated the French army of Napoleon I. The battle involved 600,000 soldiers and 2,200 artillery pieces, making it the largest battle in Europe prior to World War I.hard 52% in Waterlooin Waterloo32%in Borodinoin Borodino8%in Leipzigin Leipzig52%in Trafalgarin Trafalgar6%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 2658 answers in 2 languages »history riddles » Which city is called "South Westerplatte" because of its heroic defence during the opening stages of the Invasion of Poland in 1939?Węgierska Górka. The Battle of Węgierska Górka was a two-day-long defence of a Polish fortified area in south of Silesia. Although the Polish position was not completed and only five bunkers were manned, the line was defended for two days and nights against superior German forces. Eventually, the Germans managed to break through the Polish positions, but with heavy casualties on their side and with a significant delay.hard 55% Węgierska GórkaWęgierska Górka55%Huta PolańskaHuta Polańska16%Nowa CerekwiaNowa Cerekwia13%Nowogród BobrzańskiNowogród Bobrzański13%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 2589 answers in 2 languages »Poland riddles » Who won the battle of Marathon?Greeks. According to Herodotus, an Athenian runner named Pheidippides was sent to run from Athens to Sparta (225 km, 140 miles) to ask for assistance before the battle. Then, following the battle, the Athenian army marched quickly the 40 km (25 miles) to Athens, in order to head off the Persian forces. Later these two events became confused with each other, leading to a legendary but inaccurate story (first recorded by Plutarch in 1st century AD) of Pheidippides running from Marathon to Athens after the battle, to announce the Greek victory.average 68% GreeksGreeks68%PersiansPersians20%NobodyNobody4%There was no such battleThere was no such battle6%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 14920 answers in 5 languages »history of Greece riddles » During which war did the Battle of Gettysburg take place?American Civil War. The Battle was fought July 1–3, 1863, in and around the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, by Union and Confederate forces during the American Civil War. The battle involved the largest number of casualties of the entire war and is often described as the war's turning point. Union Maj. Gen. George Meade defeated attacks by Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, halting Lee's invasion of the North.average 68% American Civil WarAmerican Civil War68%Franco-Prussian WarFranco-Prussian War10%Thirty Years' WarThirty Years' War12%First World WarFirst World War8%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 1316 answers in 2 languages »history riddles » Play history quiz and see all the questions.