10 most difficult Russia riddles A list of ten (out of 56) Russia related questions that are the 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 1535 answers in 3 languages »Siberia riddles » What is the name of the longest river in Russia?Lena. The Lena is the easternmost of the three great Siberian rivers that flow into the Arctic Ocean (the other two being the Ob and the Yenisei). It is the 11th longest river in the world and has the 9th largest catchment area. It is also the 3rd largest river in Asia. It is the largest among the rivers whose catchment is entirely within the Russian territorial boundaries.very hard 15% ObOb10%VolgaVolga57%YeniseiYenisei16%LenaLena15%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 311 answers in 3 languages »records riddles » The Caspian Sea, the largest lake in the world, is: North freshwater, south saltwater, east super salty. The Caspian Sea, fed by freshwater (sweet) rivers, mainly Volga (80%) and Ural in the north, is freshwater, while it's deeper, warmer and saline (1.2%) in the south. The salinity of Garabogazköl, shallow eastern bay is 35%!very hard 17% freshwater freshwater33% saltwater saltwater31% North freshwater, south saltwater North freshwater, south saltwater17% North freshwater, south saltwater, east super salty. North freshwater, south saltwater, east super salty.17%Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowska. Statistics based on 691 answers in 3 languages »Kazakhstan riddles » Where does the name of the Russian currency come from - the ruble?From breaking. The word "ruble" comes from the verb meaning "break" and refers to the Middle Ages, when pieces of silver were broken into smaller ones when changing money. The ruble was the world's first decimal currency: it was decimalised in 1704 when the ruble became legally equal to 100 kopeks.very hard 22% from breakingfrom breaking22%from the red colorfrom the red color26%from a two-headed eaglefrom a two-headed eagle30%from notches on the edgefrom notches on the edge20%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 1489 answers in 3 languages »coins riddles » The leopard living in the Russian Far East is:Amur leopard (Panthera pardus orientalis) it is one of the most endangered species in the world. Adult individuals usually weigh about 40-50 kg, but also those that have a mass of 75 kg are known.very hard 23% Snow leopardSnow leopard16%Siberian leopardSiberian leopard50%Amur leopardAmur leopard23%Asian pantherAsian panther9%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 1165 answers in 3 languages »wild cats riddles » What country has got the most permanent research stations in Antarctica?Argentina mantains the most permanent polar stations - 6|Chile - 5|Russia - 5|Poland - 1very hard 25% ArgentinaArgentina25%ChileChile14%PolandPoland15%RussiaRussia44%Created by: lukasz Poland. Statistics based on 1025 answers in 3 languages »Chile riddles » What is the largest affluent of the Baltic Sea in terms of mean discharge?Neva. Vistula is the longest of Baltic Sea affluents, but its mean discharge of 1080 m3/s is less than half of Neva (2500 m3/s). Other major Baltic Sea affluents are Daugawa nad Neman (both 678 m3/s).very hard 26% VistulaVistula43%NevaNeva26%DaugavaDaugava10%NemanNeman18%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4119 answers in 2 languages »Baltic Sea riddles » What was the name of the first and only Soviet space shuttle?Buran (Snowstorm or Blizzard) was the first spaceplane to be produced as part of the Soviet Buran programme. OK-1K1 completed one unmanned spaceflight in 1988, and was destroyed in 2002 It remains the only Soviet reusable spacecraft to be launched into space. very hard 28% UralUral19%BuranBuran28%GagarinGagarin21%BaikalBaikal30%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 3255 answers in 2 languages »technical riddles » Who invented the Matryoshka doll?Vasily Zvyozdochkin. The first Russian nested doll set was made in 1890 by Vasily Zvyozdochkin, Russian turning craftsman, wood carver and doll maker. The dolls often follow a theme; the themes may vary, from fairy tale characters to Soviet leaders. Matryoshka dolls are often referred to as "babushka dolls", babushka meaning "grandmother" or "old woman".very hard 29% Lew DudinLew Dudin12%Vasily ZvyozdochkinVasily Zvyozdochkin29%Mikhail NesterovMikhail Nesterov27%Jurij Pawlowicz SiemionowJurij Pawlowicz Siemionow31%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 586 answers in 3 languages »toys riddles » Which country borders Russia and Iran?Azerbaijan borders Russia, Georgia, Armenia, Turkey and Iran.very hard 31% GeorgiaGeorgia18%AfganistanAfganistan32%PakistanPakistan16%AzerbaijanAzerbaijan31%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 3047 answers in 9 languages »Iran riddles » Play Russia quiz and see all the questions.