10 most difficult kings riddles A list of ten (out of 19) kings related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Kings 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 Great15%William the ConquerorWilliam the Conqueror48%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 492 answers in 3 languages »Vikings riddles » When was Portugal ruled by Sancho I the Populator?In 12th century. Even though king's nickname may suggest the era when Portuguese colonies were estabilished, Sancho I actually ruled Portugal long before that - from 1185 to 1211. He populated remote areas of northern Portugal, notably with Flemish and Burgundian settlers - hence the nickname.very hard 30% in 12th centuryin 12th century30%in 15th centuryin 15th century42%in 17th centuryin 17th century24%in 19th centuryin 19th century2%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 6979 answers in 2 languages »history of Portugal riddles » Which country was ruled by William the Sailor King?United Kingdom. During his youth, it was not expected that William, being the third son, would became a king. He served in the Royal Navy in the Caribbean. He inherited the throne at the age of 64, after his two elder brothers died without leaving legitimate successors.very hard 31% PortugalPortugal41%SpainSpain12%United KingdomUnited Kingdom31%NorwayNorway14%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 7193 answers in 3 languages »kings of Europe riddles » How many cities did Alexander the Great found that were named after him?20. Alexander the Great founded or repopulated about 20 cities throughout Eurasia and named them all after him, the most famous being Alexandria, Egypt.very hard 36% 5516%101023%151523%202036%Created by: Roy Zhu. Statistics based on 8028 answers in 2 languages »explorers riddles » How was Haile Selassie known before his coronation to Emperor of Ethiopia in 1930?Ras Tafari. Haile Selassie was born as Tafari Makonnen Woldemikael. As Governor of Harer, he became known as Ras Tafari Makonnen (Ras means Duke). Among the Rastafari movement, which began in Jamaica in 1930s, Haile Selassie is revered as the returned messiah of the Bible, God incarnate. Currently, the movement has between 200,000 and 800,000 followers worldwide.very hard 39% Haile SeHaile Se16%Ras TafariRas Tafari39%Makumba Kambelele KabumbaMakumba Kambelele Kabumba28%He had no nameHe had no name15%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 10101 answers in 2 languages »Ethiopia riddles » Which European King went down with his ship?Olav Tryggvason. Olaf Tryggvason was King of Norway from 995 to 1000. He died in the Battle of Svolder. Olaf fought to the last on his great vessel Ormrinn Langi ("Long Serpent"), the mightiest ship in the North, and finally leapt overboard and was seen no more. In later centuries, the saga descriptions of the battle have inspired a number of ballads and other works of literature.hard 45% William the ConquerorWilliam the Conqueror26%Bolesław II the GenerousBolesław II the Generous13%Philip IV of FrancePhilip IV of France15%Olav TryggvasonOlav Tryggvason45%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 7415 answers in 2 languages »Norway riddles » Who was the first king of the Kingdom of Jerusalem?Baldwin I of Jerusalem was one of the leaders of the First Crusade, who became the first Count of Edessa and then the second ruler and first titled King of Jerusalem. He was the brother of Godfrey of Bouillon, who was the first ruler of the crusader state of Jerusalem, although Godfrey refused the title of 'king' which Baldwin accepted.hard 49% Gotfryd de BouillonGotfryd de Bouillon24%Danishmend GaziDanishmend Gazi16%Baldwin IBaldwin I49%Alexios I KomnenosAlexios I Komnenos8%Created by: Michał Falkowski. Statistics based on 6212 answers in 3 languages »history riddles » Which king created and admired a regiment of giant soldiers?William I of Prussia. The king, who was about 1.6 meters himself, created a regiment called commonly called "Potsdam Giants", for which the required height was 1.88 meters, well above average then and now. William I loved the regiment - he trained and drilled it every day. He tried to obtain tall soldiers by any means - recruited tall mercenaries from all of Europe, received tall recruits as gifts from other monarchs, and even even kidnapped tall priests and monks.hard 51% William I of PrussiaWilliam I of Prussia51%Tsar Peter the GreatTsar Peter the Great18%Napoleon BonaparteNapoleon Bonaparte12%William of OrangeWilliam of Orange18%Created by: life-o-holic. Statistics based on 11385 answers in 3 languages »history riddles » In which city did Charlemagne, King of the Franks, reside?Aachen (modern Germany). The geography of the Kingdom of Franks varied over time, but it was centered on the Rhine and Meuse rivers in northern Europe. Charlemagne himself probably spoke a Rhenish Franconian dialect of Old High German. Eventually, the singular use of the name Francia shifted towards the region of Paris.hard 52% ParisParis11%Troyes (modern France)Troyes (modern France)21%Liege (modern Belgium)Liege (modern Belgium)14%Aachen (modern Germany)Aachen (modern Germany)52%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 24304 answers in 2 languages »history of France riddles » Where was Henry the Navigator from? (He is regarded as the main initiator of the Age of Discoveries)Portugal. Prince Henry the Navigator was fascinated with Africa, which his fleet explored; most intrigued by the Christian legend of Prester John, whose lost kingdom he hoped to find. Under his direction, a new ship was developed, the caravel, which could sail further and faster than the contemporary ships of the Mediterranean.hard 55% EnglandEngland13%SpainSpain16%PortugalPortugal55%GenoaGenoa14%Created by: Park Youn-joo. Statistics based on 12810 answers in 2 languages »nicknames riddles » Play kings quiz and see all the questions.