10 most difficult Mediterranean Sea riddles A list of ten (out of 21) Mediterranean Sea related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Mediterranean Sea quiz What is the origin of the name of the Tyrrhenian Sea?Name of Etruscans. The Tyrrhenian Sea is part of the Mediterranean Sea off the western coast of Italy. It is named for the Tyrrhenian people, identified since the 6th century BCE with the Etruscans of Italy. very hard 23% phrase "Terra Incognita"phrase "Terra Incognita"11%name of Etruscansname of Etruscans23%phrase "Terra Romano"phrase "Terra Romano"25%The cities of TyrThe cities of Tyr39%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 4609 answers in 3 languages »ancient Rome 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 7793 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 7988 answers in 2 languages »geography of Greece riddles » What sea lies between Italy and Greece?Ionian Sea. Calypso Deep, the deepest point in the Mediterranean at −5,267 m (−17,280 ft), is located in the Ionian Sea.very hard 35% Ligurian SeaLigurian Sea7%Ionian SeaIonian Sea35%Tyrrhenian SeaTyrrhenian Sea25%Aegean SeaAegean Sea30%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 3511 answers in 9 languages »oceans riddles » What sea lies between Spain and Africa?Alboran Sea. The Alboran Sea is the westernmost portion of the Mediterranean Sea. The name of the sea is derived from the small Alboran Island in the middle of the sea. The island is named after a Tunisian pirate, Al Borani, who had a base on the island in the 16th century.very hard 35% Alboran SeaAlboran Sea35%Ligurian SeaLigurian Sea29%Arabian SeaArabian Sea12%Aegean SeaAegean Sea22%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 3781 answers in 9 languages »Morocco riddles » What is the only Semitic language serving as an official language of the European Union?Maltese developed from Arabic in Sicily, and later in Malta, between the end of the ninth century and the end of the thirteenth century. Maltese is the only Semitic language written in the Latin script. Through the history, the Maltese language has been classified in various ways, with some claiming that the ancient Punic language (used in Carthage) was the base of the language, while others believed the language to be Berber, and under Fascist Italy, it was considered a dialect of Italian.very hard 36% AlbanianAlbanian17%Andalusian SpanishAndalusian Spanish20%MalteseMaltese36%HebrewHebrew26%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 7359 answers in 2 languages »Mediterranean riddles » In which country lies the southernmost point of mainland Europe?Spain. Punta de Tarifa, Spain is the southernmost point of the Iberian Peninsula and continental Europe. It is located in the province of Cádiz and the autonomous community of Andalusia on the Atlantic end of the Straits of Gibraltar. The coast of Morocco can be seen from this point.hard 44% PortugalPortugal17%SpainSpain44%ItalyItaly16%GreeceGreece21%Created by: Luca Biaggi. Statistics based on 16831 answers in 2 languages »Europe riddles » Which island is known as "Lighthouse of the Mediterranean"?Stromboli. Mt Stromboli has been in almost one continuous eruption for the past 2000 years, which is the longest known in the world. The volcano explodes at intervals ranging from minutes to hours. This is known as Strombolian eruption type, also observed at other volcanoes worldwide.hard 45% CyprusCyprus11%SicilySicily24%StromboliStromboli45%RhodesRhodes18%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 23768 answers in 2 languages »geography of Italy riddles » How long did the Republic of Venice exist?Over 1000 years. The Republic of Venice existed for over a millennium, from the late 7th century until 1797. That was one of the longest uninterrupted existence of a sovereign country in the history of Europe. hard 46% only 17 yearsonly 17 years18%83 years83 years12%224 years224 years22%over 1000 yearsover 1000 years46%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 15738 answers in 3 languages »history of Italy riddles » Which country became a NATO member in June 2017? Montenegro joined NATO on 5 June 2017. A poll in July 2015 found that 36.6 percent support membership, to 37.3 percent against, with sharp divisions between ethnic groups: 71.2 percent of Montenegrin Albanians and 68 percent of Montenegrin Bosniaks support membership, while only 11.3 percent of Montenegrin Serbs do.hard 46% AlbaniaAlbania18%MontenegroMontenegro46%MacedoniaMacedonia14%Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia and Herzegovina20%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 1281 answers in 3 languages »military riddles » Play Mediterranean Sea quiz and see all the questions.