10 most difficult history of Europe riddles A list of ten (out of 39) history of Europe related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly History of Europe quiz What is the name of the first Viking who became the King of England?Sweyn Forkbeard the King of Dennmark and Norway in 1013 after many tries finally has conquered British soil and announced himself as the King of England. Another Vikings that became the King of England were his son Cnut and William the Conqueror.very hard 16% Sweyn ForkbeardSweyn Forkbeard16%Ragnar LothbrokRagnar Lothbrok20%Cnut the GreatCnut the Great14%William the ConquerorWilliam the Conqueror48%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 635 answers in 3 languages »Vikings riddles » What prevented the sea landing of Danish army during the Wolgast defence in 1148?Trebuchet firing. Trebuchet was West Slavs weapon of choice during that time and thanks to its very accurate firing they were able to stop the enemy during Wolgast's defence.very hard 17% unprecedented stormunprecedented storm29%Wolgast's plagueWolgast's plague20%trebuchet firingtrebuchet firing17%underwater damunderwater dam32%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 1354 answers in 2 languages »sea battles riddles » This is aleph, the first letter of the Phoenician alphabet, progenitor of Greek alpha and Latin A. What does it resemble?Ox. Aleph derives from an Egyptian hieroglyph depicting an ox's head. Tilt your head to the right and you will see this. The Phoenician word aleph means ox. very hard 22% OxOx22%BowBow25%CompassCompass31%It is unknownIt is unknown20%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 1725 answers in 2 languages »Middle East riddles » What was the typical weight of a longsword?From 1,2 to 1,6 kg. A longsword is a type of European sword characterized as having a cruciform hilt with a grip for two-handed use , a straight double-edged blade of around 85 to 110 cm (33 to 43 in), and weighing approximately 1,2 to 1,6 kg . very hard 24% from 18 to 20 kgfrom 18 to 20 kg28%from 5 to 7 kgfrom 5 to 7 kg37%from 3 to 4 kgfrom 3 to 4 kg10%from 1,2 to 1,6 kgfrom 1,2 to 1,6 kg24%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 4002 answers in 3 languages »melee weapons riddles » Who is depicted in the portrait above?Salah. That is the portrait of Salah from an iconography book Promptuarium Iconum Insigniorum. The book includes portraits designed as medals, and brief biographies of many notable figures. All mentioned above featured in it.very hard 24% SalahSalah24%JeremiahJeremiah23%ShemShem12%Herod the GreatHerod the Great39%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 237 answers in 3 languages »art riddles » The USA was formed by 13 colonies. How many Swiss cantons established the Confederation?3. The eldest free Swiss cantons were Schwyz (that gave its name to the whole nation), Uri and Unterwalden. In 1291 they signed an eternal union – Federal Charter of 1291.very hard 25% 3325%6629%131320%262624%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 2374 answers in 3 languages »Switzerland riddles » 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 2583 answers in 3 languages »battles riddles » What is Gaius Julius Caesar's given name?Gaius. Roman nomenclature is somewhat different from the modern English form. Gaius, Iulius, and Caesar are Caesar's praenomen, nomen, and cognomen, respectively. In modern usage, his full name might be something like "Gaius Iulius, the Caesar", where 'Caesar' denoted him as a member of the 'Caesarian' family branch of the 'Iulian' clan, and 'Gaius' was his personal name.very hard 28% CeasarCeasar6%GaiusGaius28%JuliusJulius28%none of the abovenone of the above35%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 1569 answers in 3 languages »Rome riddles » What is the last European country to grant women voting rights?Liechtenstein. A referendum on the introduction of women's suffrage in national elections was held in Liechtenstein on 1 July 1984. Switzerland has done it in 1971 although in Appenzell Innerrhoden canton it wasn't effectuated till 1990.very hard 29% SwitzerlandSwitzerland38%GreeceGreece18%IrlandIrland14%LiechtensteinLiechtenstein29%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 624 answers in 3 languages »Alps riddles » Who invaded Iceland during the WW II in 1940?United Kingdom. Following the German invasion of Denmark and Norway, the British government became increasingly concerned that Germany would soon try to establish a military presence in Iceland. After failing to persuade the Icelandic government to join the Allies, the UK invaded on the morning of 10 May 1940.very hard 29% Nazi GermanyNazi Germany10%Soviet UnionSoviet Union8%United KingdomUnited Kingdom29%no one, because Iceland was neutral no one, because Iceland was neutral 52%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 1666 answers in 3 languages »Iceland riddles » Play history of Europe quiz and see all the questions.