10 most difficult Netherlands riddles A list of ten (out of 18) Netherlands related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Netherlands quiz Which of the following cheeses isn't Dutch?Radamer is a Polish cheese produced since 1991. It has been obtained by an accident using wrong bacterial strain sent to the factory by its foreign supplier. very hard 14% LeerdammerLeerdammer7%RadamerRadamer14%MaasdamMaasdam8%they are all Dutchthey are all Dutch69%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 2794 answers in 3 languages »the Netherlands riddles » What nationality was Martin Van Buren?American. Martin Van Buren was the eighth president of the United States. 'Van' suggests Dutch origin of his surname, but the capitalized form indicates anglicised version - like Eddie Van Halen (as opposite to Dutch lower-case Vincent van Gogh).very hard 32% DutchDutch51%AmericanAmerican32%RussianRussian3%GermanGerman12%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 12721 answers in 2 languages »presidents of the United States riddles » Which airline is the world’s oldest one to still be using its original name?KLM was founded in 1919. Operations stopped during World War II apart from the operations in the Dutch Antilles. The airline is the "Oldest operating airline", but with the 2004 merge with Air France some dispute whether KLM should still hold the crown. QANTAS, founded in 1920, is dubbed "Oldest continuously operating airline".very hard 36% British AirwaysBritish Airways37%Air FranceAir France15%KLMKLM36%SwissairSwissair9%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 9748 answers in 2 languages »airlines riddles » Which of the following is the smallest?Holland is a region in the western part of the Netherlands. Dutch people in the other parts of the Netherlands dislike the term Holland being used to refer to the whole of the country.hard 42% the Netherlandsthe Netherlands12%HollandHolland42%BeneluxBenelux10%they are all the samethey are all the same34%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 21553 answers in 2 languages »country names riddles » Which country is the top natural gas producer in the European Union?The Netherlands. 50% of the natural gas production in the Netherlands comes from the Groningen Gas Field, being the largest natural gas field in Europe and the tenth largest in the world. The other 50% being supplied by around 300 smaller fields, mostly in the North Sea.hard 42% United KingdomUnited Kingdom25%The NetherlandsThe Netherlands42%ItalyItaly10%FranceFrance22%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 11295 answers in 2 languages »UE riddles » The historical weight in the Dutch city of Oudewater was used for weighingOf people who were accused of practicing witchcraft. Between 1550 and about 1690 people accused of witchcraft were at times brought to a weigh house in order to be subjected to a "witch test" to "prove" their innocence for payment (as nobody was deemed to be a witch after this test). If a person was found to be lighter than a set weight, he or she was deemed guilty. This is similar to the use of a ducking stool.hard 44% merchandise before it was soldmerchandise before it was sold22%of people sentenced to hangof people sentenced to hang18%of people sentenced to galleysof people sentenced to galleys14%of people who were accused of practicing witchcraft.of people who were accused of practicing witchcraft.44%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 254 answers in 2 languages »Middle Ages riddles » In the Middle Ages large areas of the Netherlands were flooded by the sea. What was the reason?Peat extraction. Most of the areas below sea level are man-made, caused by centuries of extensive and poorly controlled peat extraction, lowering the surface by several meters. Even in flooded areas peat extraction continued through turf dredging.hard 46% peat extractionpeat extraction46%tectonic movementstectonic movements12%rise of the ocean levelrise of the ocean level19%building dams over riversbuilding dams over rivers20%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 5313 answers in 2 languages » Where was the Dutch colony New Holland located?In North America. The main port of New Holland was New Amsterdam. The colony had existed since 1616 till 1664, when it was occupied by Englishmen, and New Amsterdam became New York.hard 50% In South AfricaIn South Africa14%In North AmericaIn North America50%In West AfricaIn West Africa13%In SurinamIn Surinam22%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 8635 answers in 3 languages »history riddles » Why were 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam strongly criticised by Vatican?Women were allowed to participate in athletic competitions. The decision to include women in athletic competitions was widely criticised not only by the majority of the sport community, but also by Vatican.hard 50% islamic countries were allowed to participateislamic countries were allowed to participate19%women were allowed to participate in athletic competitionswomen were allowed to participate in athletic competitions50%Pope had a dispute with the King of NetherlandsPope had a dispute with the King of Netherlands14%Vatican wasn't invited to the gamesVatican wasn't invited to the games15%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 2690 answers in 3 languages »sports riddles » From which country did the Netherlands gain independence in 1579?Spain. Dutch struggle for independence lasted for 80 years between the Union of Utrecht in 1569 and the Peace of Münster in 1648.hard 51% GermanyGermany15%FranceFrance21%EnglandEngland10%SpainSpain51%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 16736 answers in 2 languages »history of Spain riddles » Play Netherlands quiz and see all the questions.