The most difficult prehistory riddles A list of prehistory related questions that are most often answered incorrectly Russia quiz What is the literal meaning of the word mammoth in Siberian languages?Underground monster. The word mammoth comes from the mythology of the Siberian peoples who believed they lived underground - as dead ones were found in the ground from time to time.very hard 15% hairy elephant hairy elephant 44%underground monsterunderground monster15%horned gianthorned giant21%big boarbig boar17%Created by: Linshi. Statistics based on 1565 answers in 3 languages »Siberia riddles » That's the skeleton of the largest known ground sloth. What was its size?6 m long and 4 t of weight. Megatherium is one of the largest land mammals known to have existed, weighing up to 4 tonnes and measuring up to 6 m in length from head to tail. It is the largest known ground sloth, as big as modern elephants, and would have only been exceeded in its time by a few species of mammoth.very hard 22% 2 m long and 300 kg of weight2 m long and 300 kg of weight16%3 m long and 1.5 t of weight3 m long and 1.5 t of weight31%4 m long and 3 t of weight4 m long and 3 t of weight28%6 m long and 4 t of weight6 m long and 4 t of weight22%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 179 answers in 2 languages »animals riddles » When was the Great Britain separated from the European continent and became an island? About 8,000 years ago. Until about 14,000 years ago, Great Britain was joined to Ireland, and as recently as 8,000 years ago it was joined to the continent by a strip of low marsh leading to what are now Denmark and the Netherlands. Great Britain became an island at the end of the last glacial period when sea levels rose due to the combination of melting glaciers and the subsequent isostatic rebound of the crust.very hard 25% About 10 million years agoAbout 10 million years ago29%About 1 million years agoAbout 1 million years ago27%About 100,000 years agoAbout 100,000 years ago17%About 8,000 years agoAbout 8,000 years ago25%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 3539 answers in 4 languages »Great Britain riddles » When did the wooly mammoth became extinct?1650 BC. The woolly mammoth was the last among mammoth species. They have vanished from Europe and southern Siberia about 10,000 years ago, but a small population survived on St. Paul Island, Alaska, up until 3750 BC, and the small mammoths of Wrangel Island survived until 1650 BC. They were still around when the Egyptian Pytamids were being built.very hard 33% 100.000 BC100.000 BC20%10.000 BC10.000 BC39%1650 BC1650 BC33%1000 AD1000 AD5%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 5422 answers in 5 languages »nature riddles » This ia a photo of the most important heritage site of a certain country, taken in 1923. Where is it?In Ireland. Newgrange is a prehistoric monument built about 3200 BC, during the Neolithic period, which makes it older than Stonehenge and the Egyptian pyramids. In the 1970s, the area was cleared and the front of the monument was reconstructed, although some have questioned this move. average 60% in Portugalin Portugal14%in Irelandin Ireland60%in Norwayin Norway17%in Canadain Canada7%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 3062 answers in 2 languages »Ireland riddles » Which mountains are among world's oldest?Urals. The Urals are among the world's oldest extant mountain ranges. For its age of 250 to 300 million years of age, the elevation of the mountains is unusually high. They were formed during the Uralian orogeny due to the collision of the eastern edge of the supercontinent Laurussia with the young and rheologically weak continent of Kazakhstania, which now underlies much of Kazakhstan and West Siberia west of the Irtysh, and intervening island arcs. The collision lasted nearly 90 million years in the late Carboniferous – early Triassic.average 61% AlpsAlps9%CarpathiansCarpathians16%UralsUrals61%PyreneesPyrenees11%Created by: Filip Jaroch. Statistics based on 1774 answers in 3 languages »mountains riddles » Play Russia quiz and see all the questions.