10 most difficult Switzerland riddles A list of ten (out of 25) Switzerland related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Switzerland quiz The USA was formed by 13 colonies. How many Swiss cantons established the Confederation?3. The eldest free Swiss cantons were Schwyz (that gave its name to the whole nation), Uri and Unterwalden. In 1291 they signed an eternal union – Federal Charter of 1291.very hard 25% 3325%6629%131320%262623%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 2314 answers in 3 languages »history of Europe riddles » The highest peak of Switzerland is also the second-highest moutain in the Alps. What is it?Dufourspitze. The Dufourspitze (4634 m above sea level) is the highest peak of Monte Rosa, a huge ice-covered mountain massif in the Alps. Dufourspitze is the highest mountain peak of both Switzerland and the Pennine Alps and is also the second-highest mountain of the Alps and Europe outside the Caucasus. It is located between Switzerland and Italy.very hard 31% ZumsteinspitzeZumsteinspitze16%DufourspitzeDufourspitze31%MatterhornMatterhorn39%EigerEiger11%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 348 answers in 3 languages »Alps riddles » How many tunnels and bridges are on the road of the Glacier Express in the Swiss Alps?91 tunnels and 291 bridges. The Glacier Express is an express train connecting railway stations of the two major mountain resorts of St. Moritz and Zermatt in the Swiss Alps. The train has the status as "the slowest express train in the world", covering 291 km or 181 mi, 91 tunnels, and over 291 bridges. .very hard 34% 91 tunnels and 291 bridges91 tunnels and 291 bridges34%9 tunnels and 152 bridges9 tunnels and 152 bridges13%15 tunnels and 48 bridges15 tunnels and 48 bridges26%121 tunnels and 86 bridges121 tunnels and 86 bridges25%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 941 answers in 3 languages »buildings riddles » When was the Club of Rome founded?In 1968. The Club of Rome describes itself as an organisation of individuals who share a common concern for the future of humanity, and strive to make a difference. It consists of current and former heads of state, UN bureaucrats, high-level politicians, scientists, economists, and business leaders from around the globe. Founded in 1968 at Accademia dei Lincei in Rome, Italy, it has been based in Winterthur, Switzerland since 2008.very hard 37% in 1968in 196837%in 1966in 196625%in 1970in 197015%in 1964in 196422%Created by: ;-). Statistics based on 40 answers in 3 languages »organizations riddles » The Swiss organization "Dignitas" helps with ...Assisted suicide. In Switzerland, assisted suicide is legal in case of terminally ill patients. As of August 2015, approximately 300 British citizens had travelled to Switzerland from the UK to die at one of Dignitas' rented apartments in Zürich. very hard 38% Care of the terminally illCare of the terminally ill24%Asylum to people sought by INTERPOLAsylum to people sought by INTERPOL15%Research on endangered animal speciesResearch on endangered animal species21%Assisted suicideAssisted suicide38%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 778 answers in 3 languages »medicine riddles » Where was this photo taken?In Geneva. In this incredible photograph we see the confluence of the Rhone and Arve rivers in Geneva, Switzerland. The river on the left is the Rhone, which is just exiting Lake Lehman. The river on the right is the Arve, which receives water from the many glaciers of the Chamonix valley before flowing north-west into the Rhone on the west side of Geneva, where its much higher level of silt brings forth a striking contrast between the two rivers.very hard 39% in Utahin Utah11%in Koblenzin Koblenz29%in Osijekin Osijek20%in Genevain Geneva39%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 195 answers in 3 languages »curiosities riddles » How many international organizations are based in Switzerland?25. Switzerland has been home to international organizations for more than a century. To date, it has concluded a “headquarters agreement” with 25 international organizations: 22 organizations have their headquarters in Geneva, two in Berne and one in Basel.hard 40% 21217%252540%282840%303011%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 178 answers in 3 languages »Europe riddles » What is the name of this mountain?Matterhorn. Sometimes referred to as the Mountain of Mountains, the Matterhorn has become an iconic emblem of the Swiss Alps and of the Alps in general. Since the end of the 19th century, when railways were built in the area, the mountain has attracted increasing numbers of visitors and climbers. Each year, numerous mountaineers try to climb the Matterhorn.hard 42% K-2K-232%MatterhornMatterhorn42%Pik PobiedyPik Pobiedy6%Mount McKinleyMount McKinley18%Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowska. Statistics based on 9248 answers in 3 languages »alpinism riddles » What is the motto of Switzerland?One for all, all for one. " Unus pro omnibus , omnes pro uno " This is the Latin version of the mottos of Switzerlandhard 42% Honor and HomelandHonor and Homeland3%Equality and DemocracyEquality and Democracy23%One for all, all for oneOne for all, all for one42%Freedom and UnityFreedom and Unity29%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 1029 answers in 3 languages » Where is the longest stairway in the world?In Switzerland. The longest stairway in the world runs along the tracks of Niesen funicular near Bern, Switzerland. The stairway is 11,674 steps long. Built in 1907, it is currently closed to the public (with the exception of Niesen Stairway-Run event organized every year in June). hard 45% in Chinain China30%In JapanIn Japan16%In SwitzerlandIn Switzerland45%In NorwayIn Norway8%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 1085 answers in 3 languages »architecture riddles » Play Switzerland quiz and see all the questions.