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Rivers Quiz

Put your knowledge of running water to the test! 30 Questions.

 
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Along with the Tigris, what other river forms Mesopotamia and empties into the Persian Gulf?

  • Danube
  • Po
  • Amazon
  • Euphrates

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What river was the basis of early civilization in Egypt?

  • Congo
  • Nile
  • Niger
  • Zambezi

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What river cuts America neatly into two parts and whose source is Lake Itasca, Minnesota?

  • Colorado
  • Red
  • Rio Grande
  • Mississippi

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What river flows through the capital city of England?

  • Loire
  • Thames
  • Danube
  • Seine

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What river flows past the capital of the United States?

  • James
  • Potomac
  • York
  • Rappahannock

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The Hoover Dam hydro-power plant was built on what river in western United States?

  • Red
  • Missouri
  • Colorado
  • Cumberland

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What river of Northern China is also called the Yellow River?

  • Chang
  • Huang He
  • Langcang
  • Xi

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On which continent would you find the Lena River?

  • North America
  • Asia
  • South America
  • Australia

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The source of the Tigris River is in what country?

  • Iran
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Iraq
  • Turkey

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Which river is known as the "Sacred River" in India?

  • Kolmya
  • Ganges
  • Amur
  • Brahmaputra

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Which river forms the border between Manchuria and North Korea?

  • Indus
  • Yalu
  • Yellow
  • Mekong

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Into which body of water does the Volga River empty?

  • Adriatic Sea
  • Red Sea
  • Caspian Sea
  • Dead Sea

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In crossword puzzles, what river is referred to as the "Bard's River"?

  • Mississippi River
  • Avon River
  • Amazon River
  • Nile River

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What is the longest river in Asia?

  • Ganges River
  • Volga River
  • Yangtze River
  • Indus River

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The Rio Grande empties into which body of water?

  • Arctic Ocean
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Gulf of Tonkin
  • Gulf of Mexico

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What river is recognized as the border between Israel and Jordan?

  • Euphrates River
  • Juba River
  • Jordan River
  • Tigris River

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Which river is not a tributary of the Amazon?

  • Jurua
  • Madeira
  • Negro
  • Cuito

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Which river drains Lake Baikal, the world's deepest lake?

  • Ob
  • Yenisei-Angara
  • Sungari
  • Paraguay

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What is the world's longest westward-flowing river?

  • Nile
  • Colorado
  • Amazon
  • Congo

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In what country would you find the Murray-Darling River?

  • Canada
  • Australia
  • Scotland
  • South Africa

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Which river flows over Victoria Falls?

  • Orange
  • Congo
  • Zambezi
  • Nile

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In what country is the River Kwai, famous for its bridge?

  • Cambodia
  • Thailand
  • Japan
  • Mongolia

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What river forms the eastern border of Luxembourg?

  • Loire
  • Rhine
  • Moselle
  • Rhone

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Which country's longest river is the Waikato?

  • Chile
  • Senegal
  • Japan
  • New Zealand

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Which of these Polish cities is not located along the Vistula?

  • Cracow
  • Gdansk
  • Poznan
  • Warsaw

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Lisbon sits on which river?

  • Duero
  • Esla
  • Tagus
  • Segura

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In what country would you find the Guadalquivir River?

  • Brazil
  • Portugal
  • Spain
  • Ecuador

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What is the largest and most important river in Mozambique?

  • Zambezi
  • Congo
  • Nile
  • Niger

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Which Canadian river system has the largest drainage area?

  • Mackenzie
  • Yukon
  • St. Lawrence
  • Columbia

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With a length of 1,012 kilometres, what is the longest river in France?

  • The Touques
  • The Seine
  • The Loire
  • The Rhone

 

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