10 most difficult North America riddles A list of ten (out of 123) North America related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly North America quiz The highest peak of North America is ...Denali is the highest mountain peak in North America, with a summit elevation of 20,310 feet (6,190 m) above sea level. Denali is the third most prominent and third most isolated peak after Mount Everest and Aconcagua. The Koyukon people who inhabit the area around the mountain have referred to the peak as "Denali" for centuries. In 1896, a gold prospector named it "Mount McKinley" in support of then-presidential candidate William McKinley; very hard 21% Mount LoganMount Logan13%DenaliDenali21%OrizabaOrizaba4%none of themnone of them60%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 1351 answers in 3 languages »mountains 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 25% RochesterRochester12%New YorkNew York49%ManhattanManhattan13%AlbanyAlbany25%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 3419 answers in 3 languages »the United States riddles » Who is depicted on the U.S. ten-dollar bill?Alexander Hamilton. The obverse of the $10 bill features the portrait of Alexander Hamilton, who served as the first U.S. Secretary of the Treasury.very hard 25% Alexander HamiltonAlexander Hamilton25%George WashingtonGeorge Washington26%Andrew JacksonAndrew Jackson15%Thomas JeffersonThomas Jefferson32%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 620 answers in 2 languages »currencies riddles » Who built and lived in Teotihuacan, the most impressive pre-Columbian Mesoamerican city?It is not known. The city is ancient - its largest pyramid, the Pyramid of the Sun, was completed by AD 100. It predates most known cultures of Mesoamerica. The origin of its founders is uncertain, and its original name is also unknown. It housed a population of about 150,000 people, making it one of the largest cities in the world at that time. very hard 26% MayansMayans20%AztecsAztecs36%IncasIncas16%it is not knownit is not known26%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 7050 answers in 2 languages »UNESCO World Heritage 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 3120 answers in 2 languages »Peru riddles » How many Summer Olympic games were held in the United States?4. There were Olympic Games in St. Louis (1904), twice in Los Angeles (1932, 1984) and in Atlanta (1996)very hard 29% 1111%2230%3328%4429%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 9629 answers in 2 languages »sport of North America riddles » What is the third longest river of the North America? (after Mississippi and Missouri)Yukon, having 1,979 mi (3,185 km), is just 223 miles shorter than Mississippi. Despite its length, there are only four vehicles-carrying bridges across the river.very hard 29% Rio GrandeRio Grande24%YukonYukon29%ColoradoColorado41%ArkansasArkansas3%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 10190 answers in 2 languages »rivers of North America riddles » What is the name of this butterfly species?Neopalpa donaldtrumpi. This butterfly species has been descoverd in 2017 by Canadian Vazrick Nazari. He called it this way because of similarity to Trump's hairstyle.very hard 29% Goldhair mothGoldhair moth31%Neopalpa donaldtrumpiNeopalpa donaldtrumpi29%Unsightly butterflyUnsightly butterfly16%Huskhead neopalda Huskhead neopalda 22%Created by: Alicja Turostowska. Statistics based on 3509 answers in 3 languages »presidents of the United States riddles » Why is White Sands Desert in New Mexico so purely white?It is gypsum. White Sands, having 442 total square kilometers of dune fields, is the world's largest surface deposit of gypsum. Unlike other desert sands, it is cool to the touch, due to the high rate of evaporation of surface moisture and the fact that the sands reflect, rather than absorb, the sun's rays.very hard 30% it is gypsumit is gypsum30%it is very fine grained sandit is very fine grained sand10%it iswhite quartzit iswhite quartz36%it is an optical illusionit is an optical illusion22%Created by: Debbie Fox. Statistics based on 13952 answers in 5 languages »natural resources 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 12780 answers in 3 languages »Netherlands riddles » Play North America quiz and see all the questions.