10 most difficult seas riddles A list of ten (out of 112) seas related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Seas quiz 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 » What is the origin of the name of the Tyrrhenian Sea?Name of Etruscans. The Tyrrhenian Sea is part of the Mediterranean Sea off the western coast of Italy. It is named for the Tyrrhenian people, identified since the 6th century BCE with the Etruscans of Italy. very hard 23% phrase "Terra Incognita"phrase "Terra Incognita"11%name of Etruscansname of Etruscans23%phrase "Terra Romano"phrase "Terra Romano"25%The cities of TyrThe cities of Tyr39%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 4600 answers in 3 languages »Mediterranean Sea riddles » What is the strongest sea current?Antarctic Circumpolar Current. This cold sea current circulates the globe in the far south. It creates a zone of very strong winds and storms, by which sailing Cape Horn is such a challenge for sailors. Depth of current exceeds 3000 m.very hard 24% Antarctic Circumpolar CurrentAntarctic Circumpolar Current24%Equatorial Counter CurrentEquatorial Counter Current12%Gulf StreamGulf Stream42%North Atlantic CurrentNorth Atlantic Current20%Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowska. Statistics based on 5021 answers in 3 languages »sailing riddles » When did the course of the Baltic Sea coastline finally form?About 2,000 years ago. The Baltic Sea is one of the largest brackish inland seas by area, and occupies a basin formed by glacial erosion during the last few ice ages. It is about 1,600 km (990 mi) long, an average of 193 km (120 mi) wide, and an average of 55 metres (180 ft) deep. The maximum depth is 459 m (1,506 ft).The current course of the shoreline was formed about 2 thousand years ago. very hard 24% about 5,000 years agoabout 5,000 years ago14%about 10,000 years agoabout 10,000 years ago36%about 3,500 years agoabout 3,500 years ago25%about 2,000 years agoabout 2,000 years ago24%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 441 answers in 2 languages »Baltic Sea riddles » Which river flows into the Arabian Sea?Indus rises in the Himalayas and flows southwards into the Arabian Sea. Other large rivers of the Indian subcontinent: Ganges or Brahmaputra, flow into the Bay of Bengal.very hard 25% IndusIndus25%GangesGanges21%Syr DaryaSyr Darya15%Jordan RiverJordan River37%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 2066 answers in 9 languages »Pakistan riddles » How many countries lie on the coasts of the Caspian Sea?5. The Caspian Sea is the largest enclosed inland body of water on Earth. It is in an endorheic basin located between Europe and Asia. It is bounded by Kazakhstan to the northeast, Russia to the northwest, Azerbaijan to the west, Iran to the south, and Turkmenistan to the South East. very hard 25% 229%3331%4432%5525%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 1589 answers in 4 languages »countries riddles » Which island in the Baltic Sea is the largest?Zealand. The area of the Danish island of Zealand is 7031 km². Swedish Gotland has an area of 3144 km², Bornhom Denmark 588 km², and Usedom 445 km².very hard 26% BornholmBornholm32%ZealandZealand26%GotlandGotland33%UsedomUsedom7%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 1141 answers in 3 languages »Denmark riddles » To which country do Åland Islands belong?Finland. It is an archipelago at the entrance to the Gulf of Bothnia in the Baltic Sea belonging to Finland. It is autonomous, demilitarised and is the only monolingually Swedish-speaking region in Finland, hence the similarity of the flag above to the Swedish one.very hard 28% IcelandIceland23%SwedenSweden25%FinlandFinland28%NorwayNorway22%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 1043 answers in 3 languages »Scandinavia 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 » What strait separates Tasmania from the Australian mainland?Bass Strait. The strait was named after George Bass, after he and Matthew Flinders passed through it while circumnavigating Tasmania in 1798–99. It is one of the world's most dangerous straits due to its wild storm waves, strong currents and shallow waters.very hard 30% Flinders StraitFlinders Strait5%Torres StraitTorres Strait23%Bass StraitBass Strait30%Cook StraitCook Strait40%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 222 answers in 2 languages »Australia riddles » Play seas quiz and see all the questions.