10 most difficult Greece riddles A list of ten (out of 19) Greece related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Greece quiz What was the most important Athenian holiday, held every four years?Panathenaia . The Panathenaic Games were held every four years in Athens in Ancient Greece from 566 BC to the 3rd century AD These Games incorporated religious festival, ceremony (including prize-giving), athletic competitions, and cultural events hosted within a stadium.very hard 24% Dionysia Dionysia 28%OlympiadOlympiad42%LenaiaLenaia5%Panathenaia Panathenaia 24%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 185 answers in 2 languages »Athens riddles » According to the Greek mythology, how many rivers were found in Hades?Five. In Greek mythology, Styx is a deity and a river that formed the boundary between Earth and the Underworld (the domain often called Hades, which also is the name of its ruler). There are five rivers in Hades: Styx, Phlegethon, Acheron, Lethe, and Cocytus. All these rivers converge at the center of the underworld on a great marsh, which sometimes, also is called the Styx.very hard 25% oneone41%twotwo16%fivefive25%sevenseven17%Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyk. Statistics based on 3267 answers in 2 languages »literature riddles » Which part of Greece was never conquered by the Turks?Corfu is the second largest of the Ionian Islands, west of Greek Peninsula. It was long controlled by Venice, which repulsed several Turkish sieges, before falling under British rule following the Napoleonic Wars. Corfu was eventually ceded by the British Empire and unified with the modern Greece in 1864.very hard 28% RhodesRhodes17%CorfuCorfu28%SpartaSparta19%There was no such landThere was no such land34%Created by: Sumit Tamang. Statistics based on 7698 answers in 4 languages »islands of Greece riddles » What is the second largest Greek island? (after Crete)Euboea, with 3670 km2 (1417 sq.m.) is more than twice as large as the third largest island, Lesbos. Euboea is separated from mainland by just 40 m wide Euripus Strait. A bridge over the strait was first constructed in the twenty-first year of the Peloponnesian War (410 BC).very hard 28% RhodesRhodes52%EuboeaEuboea28%LesbosLesbos8%PelopponesePelopponese10%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 7907 answers in 2 languages »geography of Greece riddles » Who was Herostratus?Sacrilegious person never to be mention of. Herostratus was a 4th-century BC Greek arsonist, who sought notoriety by destroying the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. His acts prompted the creation of a damnatio memoriae law, forbidding anyone to mention his name. Nevertheless, his name has become a metonym for someone who commits a criminal act in order to become noted.very hard 36% Greek heroGreek hero13%Ionian Revolt's chiefIonian Revolt's chief21%sacrilegious person never to be mention ofsacrilegious person never to be mention of36%Greek architect, Daedalus main rivalGreek architect, Daedalus main rival28%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 725 answers in 3 languages »ancient history riddles » What area was called the "Magna Graecia" in antiquity?Southern Apennine Peninsula with Sicily. Magna Graecia ("Great Greece") was the name given by the Romans to the coastal areas of Southern Italy in the present-day regions of Campania, Apulia, Basilicata, Calabria and Sicily that were extensively populated by Greek settlers.very hard 36% Peloponnese with Sparta and MycenaePeloponnese with Sparta and Mycenae35%Boeotia with Athens and ThebesBoeotia with Athens and Thebes17%Thessaly with Larissa and OlymposThessaly with Larissa and Olympos10%Southern Apennine Peninsula with SicilySouthern Apennine Peninsula with Sicily36%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 3846 answers in 4 languages »antiquity 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 5591 answers in 3 languages »Greek mythology riddles » Which Greek island located nearby Crete was used as a leper colony?Spinalonga. The island was subsequently used as a leper colony from 1903 to 1957. It is notable for being one of the last active leper colonies in Europe. The last inhabitant, a priest, left the island in 1962. Today, the uninhabited island is a popular tourist attraction in Crete.hard 42% ElafonisiElafonisi13%KoufonisiaKoufonisia30%SpinalongaSpinalonga42%GramvousaGramvousa13%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 66 answers in 2 languages »tourist attractions riddles » Where is Arcadia?In Greece. Arcadia is historical land situated in middle part of Peloponnese in Greece. It's mountainous, covered in forest and hardscrabble, from ancient times it was poor and sparsely populated. In art it became symbol of happiness, simple life and escape from civilization's concerns.hard 43% in Turkeyin Turkey9%in Italyin Italy6%in Greecein Greece43%it doesn't exist, it's a mythic landit doesn't exist, it's a mythic land40%Created by: Mikołaj Sołkiewicz. Statistics based on 1635 answers in 3 languages »symbols 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 43% Tomb of MinosTomb of Minos22%Tomb of ClytemnestraTomb of Clytemnestra12%Lion GateLion Gate21%Treasury of AtreusTreasury of Atreus43%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 161 answers in 2 languages »ancient Greece riddles » Play Greece quiz and see all the questions.