10 most difficult Northern Europe riddles A list of Northern Europe related questions that are most often answered incorrectly Geography quiz Who invaded Iceland during the WW II in 1940?United Kingdom. Following the German invasion of Denmark and Norway, the British government became increasingly concerned that Germany would soon try to establish a military presence in Iceland. After failing to persuade the Icelandic government to join the Allies, the UK invaded on the morning of 10 May 1940.very hard 22% Nazi GermanyNazi Germany11%Soviet UnionSoviet Union8%United KingdomUnited Kingdom22%no one, because Iceland was neutral no one, because Iceland was neutral 56%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 1244 answers in 2 languages »Iceland riddles » Which country is Gwynedd a part of?United Kingdom. Gwynedd is an area in north-west Wales, named after the old Kingdom of Gwynedd, which ruled the area in the 5th century AD. The name comes from the Old Irish language.very hard 31% IrelandIreland32%FinlandFinland12%NorwayNorway22%United KingdomUnited Kingdom31%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 2839 answers in 9 languages »Europe riddles » Which country is Cumbria a part of?United Kingdom. Cumbria is a county in north of England, on the border with Scotland.very hard 36% ItalyItaly20%SpainSpain15%United KingdomUnited Kingdom36%SwedenSweden26%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4342 answers in 9 languages »geography riddles » Which river flows through Riga?Daugava. The Daugava or Western Dvina is the second largest river (by river discharge) flowing into the Baltic Sea, after the Neva.hard 49% VistulaVistula2%DaugavaDaugava49%VolgaVolga22%NevaNeva26%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 6722 answers in 9 languages »Baltic Sea riddles » What is the second largest city in Sweden, after Stockholm?Gothenburg. The four largest cities in Sweden are Stockholm (1.4 million), Gothenburg (560,000), Malmö (280,000) and Uppsala (140,000).hard 53% MalmöMalmö39%GothenburgGothenburg53%UppsalaUppsala5%AarhusAarhus1%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 6504 answers in 9 languages »Sweden riddles » Which country is Scania a part of?Sweden. Scania is the southernmost part of Sweden. It was a part of Denmark until 1658. The largest city of Scania is Malmö.hard 57% DenmarkDenmark25%ItalyItaly8%SpainSpain8%SwedenSweden57%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 7831 answers in 9 languages »geography riddles » Which country borders Russia?Norway borders Sweden, Finland and Russia.average 60% NorwayNorway60%SwedenSweden12%DenmarkDenmark2%TurkeyTurkey24%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 10085 answers in 9 languages »borders riddles » Which country is Cornwall a part of?United Kingdom. Cornwall forms the south-west peninsula of the island of Great Britain.average 69% United KingdomUnited Kingdom69%FranceFrance11%PortugalPortugal5%IrelandIreland13%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 7426 answers in 9 languages »geography riddles » What is the capital city of Estonia?Tallinn. For most of its history, Talinn was named Reval (since its founding in 1248 until 1918 and again during the Nazi occupation of Estonia from 1941 to 1944). The city was a major trade hub within the Hanseatic League.very easy 80% VilniusVilnius2%TallinnTallinn80%RigaRiga11%TiranaTirana4%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 7067 answers in 9 languages »Estonia riddles » What is the capital city of Latvia?Riga. With 700,000 inhabitants (2015), Riga is the largest city of the Baltic states and home to one third of Latvia's population. very easy 81% LjubljanaLjubljana2%BratislavaBratislava4%TallinnTallinn11%RigaRiga81%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 7261 answers in 9 languages »cities of Europe riddles » Play geography quiz and see all the questions.