10 most difficult map riddles A list of ten (out of 53) map related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Map quiz How many countries were bordering Poland at the outbreak of World War II in 1939 ?8. Poland bordered Germany, the Protectorate of the Czech Republic and Moravia, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, the USSR, Latvia and Lithuania.very hard 19% 4433%5527%6618%8819%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 2130 answers in 2 languages »Poland riddles » Which of the given territories is the largest by area?Indonesia is the largest (1 905 000 km²), the smaller Alaska (1 718 000 km²), then Iran (1 648 000 km²), at the very end Mongolia (1 566 000 km²). If you doubt this result, look here - thetruesize.com.very hard 20% MongoliaMongolia33%IndonesiaIndonesia20%AlaskaAlaska38%IranIran8%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 1412 answers in 2 languages »maps riddles » What city is the capital of New York state?Albany is the capital of the U.S. state of New York and the seat of Albany County. Roughly 150 miles (240 km) north of New York City, Albany developed on the west bank of the Hudson River, about 10 miles (16 km) south of its confluence with the Mohawk River. The population of the City of Albany was 97,856 according to the 2010 census.very hard 24% RochesterRochester11%New YorkNew York49%ManhattanManhattan13%AlbanyAlbany24%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 3315 answers in 2 languages »the United States riddles » Where is the city known previously as Saigon?At point 1. Ho Chi Minh City is the largest city in Vietnam. Under the name Saigon, it was the capital of the French colony of Cochin-china and later of the independent republic of South Vietnam from 1955–75. very hard 26% at point 1at point 126%at point 2at point 234%at point 3at point 327%at point 4at point 410%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 8388 answers in 2 languages »Vietnam riddles » Where is Lhasa?At point 4. Located at the bottom of a small basin surrounded by the Himalaya Mountains, Lhasa has an elevation of about 3,600 m (11,800 ft). The air only contains 68% of the oxygen compared to sea level.very hard 26% at point 1at point 113%at point 2at point 227%at point 3at point 332%at point 4at point 426%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 5947 answers in 2 languages »Tibet riddles » Which European was the first to discover America?Bjarni Herjólfsson. Bjarni was heading to Greenland to visit his father in 986, when he drifted south and found himself near the coast of today Canada. Despite his crew eagerness, he refused to land and only attested the discovery of a land full of trees and hills.very hard 26% Bjarni HerjólfssonBjarni Herjólfsson26%Marco PoloMarco Polo8%Christopher ColumbusChristopher Columbus47%Amerigo VespucciAmerigo Vespucci17%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 3020 answers in 2 languages »Peru riddles » Which of these cities is the southernmost?Ho Chi Minh City - 10° 46′ 36.8″ N, Bangkok - 13° 45′ 9″ N, Manila - 14° 34′ 48″ N and Mumbai - 18° 58′ 30″ N.very hard 26% ManilaManila24%Ho Chi Minh CityHo Chi Minh City26%MumbaiMumbai20%BangkokBangkok28%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 330 answers in 2 languages »Asia riddles » Which capital is that?Washington. In this satellite photo of North America, north is at the bottom side.very hard 27% StockholmStockholm20%JakartaJakarta13%AmsterdamAmsterdam37%WashingtonWashington27%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 8774 answers in 2 languages »capitals riddles » Which of these cities has the closest latitude to Washington, D.C.?Beijing. Washington, D.C. - 38° 54′ 17″ N, Beijing - 39° 55′ 0″ N, Tbilisi - 41° 43′ 0″ N, Rome - 41° 54′ 0″ N and Tokyo - 35° 41′ 0″ N.very hard 31% RomeRome35%TbilisiTbilisi13%BeijingBeijing31%TokyoTokyo19%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 282 answers in 2 languages »USA riddles » What is the name of this distinctive sandy desert north to Tibet?Taklamakan is the world's second largest shifting sand desert with about 85% made up of shifting sand dunes. Because it lies in the rain shadow of the Himalayas, Taklamakan is a paradigmatic cold desert climate. During the 2008 Chinese winter storms episode, the Taklamakan was reported to be covered for the first time in its entirety with a thin layer of snow reaching 4 centimeters (1.6 in).very hard 33% KarakumKarakum14%Tian ShanTian Shan10%TaklamakanTaklamakan33%GobiGobi41%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 16834 answers in 2 languages »geography of China riddles » Play map quiz and see all the questions.