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River Deep and Mountain High Quiz

Facts about some of the more famous rivers and mountains of the world. 10 Questions.

 
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1

The whole Amazon Basin, including the Amazon and all its tributaries, drains from how many countries?

  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6

2

On which river would you find the Victoria Falls?

  • Limpopo
  • Zambesi
  • Congo
  • Nile

3

Which is the longest river in Europe?

  • Danube
  • Rhine
  • Volga
  • Don

4

Which river runs through Tibet, China, Burma, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam?

  • Yangtze Kiang
  • Irrawaddy
  • Mekong
  • Huang He

5

A major railway disaster in 1879 was caused when a bridge collapsed killing 75 people. Over which river?

  • Forth
  • Dee
  • Clyde
  • Tay

6

The Munros of Scotland is a list of the 283 highest mountains in the country. Over what height must a mountain be to be classified as a Munro?

  • 2,750 feet
  • 3,000 feet
  • 3,250 feet
  • 3,500 feet

7

Which is the longest mountain range in the world?

  • Rockies
  • Himalayas
  • Andes
  • Carpathians

8

Which of these mountains is not a volcano?

  • Aconcagua
  • Kilimanjaro
  • Fuji
  • Mount Rainier

9

In April 2010, an Icelandic volcano erupted causing major disruption to aviation. What was the volcano's name?

  • Grimsvotn
  • Eyjafjallajökull
  • Langjökull
  • Tungnafellsjökull

10

Mount McKinley is the highest peak in North America. By what other name is it known?

  • Mount Yukon
  • Chugiak
  • Denali
  • Juneau

 

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