10 most difficult oceans riddles A list of ten (out of 49) oceans related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Oceans quiz The first person to perform a single-handed non-stop circumnavigation of the globe was ...Sir Robin Knox-Johnston. Sir William Robert Patrick "Robin" Knox-Johnston is an English sailor. In 1969 he became the first person to perform a single-handed non-stop circumnavigation of the globe and was the second winner of the Jules Verne Trophy, together with Sir Peter Blake. For this he was awarded with Blake the ISAF Yachtsman of the Year award. In 2007 he became, at 67, the oldest yachtsman to complete a round the world solo voyage in the Velux 5 Oceans Race.very hard 25% Alain Jacques GerbaulAlain Jacques Gerbaul5%Sir Robin Knox-JohnstonSir Robin Knox-Johnston25%Sir Francis ChichesterSir Francis Chichester15%Krzysztof BaranowskiKrzysztof Baranowski53%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 158 answers in 2 languages »sailors riddles » The Pacific War took place in the South America in years 1879 to 1883. Which territory was the conflict zone?Atacama Desert. In the 19th century, there were no clear borders defined between Peru, Bolivia and Chile in the area of the Atacama desert. This became a problem with the discovery of valuable sodium nitrate deposits in the area.very hard 26% Central AndesCentral Andes11%Atacama DesertAtacama Desert26%PatagoniaPatagonia25%Falkland IslandsFalkland Islands36%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 8057 answers in 2 languages »Chile riddles » This is Sable Island, known as the graveyard of the Atlantic. It is about 109 miles southeast of Nova Scotia. What is the island origin?Post-glacial. Sable Island is believed to have formed from a terminal moraine deposited on the continental shelf near the end of the last Ice Age. It emerges from vast shoals and shallows which, in tandem with frequent fog and sudden storms, have caused over 350 recorded shipwrecksvery hard 29% post-glacialpost-glacial29%coralcoral23%volcanicvolcanic19%it is the top of a drowned mountainit is the top of a drowned mountain27%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 6678 answers in 3 languages »satellite photos riddles » Which direction are Easter Island moai facing?Inland. There is only one ahu (group of statues), Ahu Akivi, with moai facing the ocean. It is unusual also by being one of the few inland ahus. At all other ahus (including all coastal ones) moai face inland.very hard 33% inlandinland33%seasea38%volcanovolcano11%easteast16%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 9679 answers in 2 languages »Pacific Ocean 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 3496 answers in 9 languages »Mediterranean Sea 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 3771 answers in 9 languages »Morocco riddles » The greatest depth of the Atlantic Ocean is: Puerto Rico Trench is deep at 9219 m below sea level (Atlantic), Tonga Trench is deep at 10882 m below sea level, Romanche Furrow is deep at 7761 m below sea level, New Britain Trench is deep at 9140 m below sea level. very hard 35% Romanche FurrowRomanche Furrow29%Tonga TrenchTonga Trench21%New Britain TrenchNew Britain Trench13%Puerto Rico TrenchPuerto Rico Trench35%Created by: Wojciech Duda. Statistics based on 1903 answers in 3 languages »Atlantic Ocean riddles » What sea lies between Philippines and Indonesia?Celebes Sea. The Celebes Sea is famous for its high biodiversity. Of all known 793 coral species, 580 live in the Celebes Sea. very hard 36% Tasman SeaTasman Sea16%Arafura SeaArafura Sea20%South China SeaSouth China Sea25%Celebes SeaCelebes Sea36%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 7383 answers in 9 languages »Philippines riddles » What does the color range represent in this picture?Water salinity. Launched June 10, 2011, Aquarius is NASA’s first satellite instrument specifically designed to study the salt content of ocean surface waters. The complete first year dataset of NASA's Aquarius instrument reveals seasonal changes in the Amazon River's plume. Depending on the prevailing currents, the river's freshwater outflow heads east toward Africa or bends up north to the Caribbean.very hard 38% water temperaturewater temperature33%sea currents speedsea currents speed13%water salinitywater salinity38%sea depthsea depth14%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 15861 answers in 4 languages »salt riddles » What sea lies between Australia and New Guinea?Arafura sea is warm and shallow. During the last ice age, the sea was dry and formed a bridge for humans to reach Australia.very hard 38% Tasman SeaTasman Sea31%Arafura SeaArafura Sea38%Celebes SeaCelebes Sea16%Java SeaJava Sea13%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 12190 answers in 9 languages »Australia riddles » Play oceans quiz and see all the questions.