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Rivers

Lots of questions about rivers - a lot of UK ones as it turned out! 20 Questions.

 
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1

The Orinoco river forms some of the border between Venezuela and which other South American country?

  • Brazil
  • Colombia
  • Surinam

2

Which river flows through the Grand Canyon?

  • Colorado
  • Missouri
  • Wyoming

3

Which of the following towns or cities is NOT on the Thames?

  • Lechlade
  • Abingdon
  • Newbury

4

Which of these rivers is famous for salmon fishing?

  • Trent
  • Tyne
  • Tweed

5

Which is the longest river entirely in England?

  • Severn
  • Thames
  • Trent

6

Which Czech composer wrote a piece called "Vltava", named after the main river of his country (also known as the Donau)?

  • Dvorak
  • Mahler
  • Smetana

7

On which river does the splendid cathedral city of Rouen stand?

  • Somme
  • Seine
  • Loire

8

Through which large port does the Rhine reach the sea?

  • Hamburg
  • Rotterdam
  • Ostend

9

On which river do the cities of Florence and Pisa stand?

  • Tiber
  • Arno
  • Po

10

Which river meets the sea on the Bangladesh coast?

  • Indus
  • Irrawaddy
  • Ganges

11

Which of the following Scottish rivers flows west to the sea?

  • Spey
  • Tay
  • Annan

12

Which of these Scottish border towns is not on the River Tweed?

  • Peebles
  • Kelso
  • Hawick

13

Through which of the following counties does a river named Avon NOT flow?

  • Somerset
  • Warwickshire
  • Lancashire

14

Which Welsh river meets the sea at Barmouth (Abermawr)?

  • Dysynni
  • Mawddach
  • Wnion

15

Where do the Blue and White Nile meet to form the single river known as the Nile?

  • Khartoum
  • Aswan
  • Luxor

16

Into which body of water does the River Jordan discharge?

  • Mediterranean Sea
  • Sea of Galilee
  • The Dead Sea

17

The Danube discharges into the Black Sea on the coastline of which country?

  • Bulgaria
  • Romania
  • Ukraine

18

Which of the following is NOT a tributary of the Mississippi?

  • Ohio
  • Iowa
  • Colorado

19

Which city is NOT on the Mississippi?

  • Baton Rouge
  • Memphis
  • Nashville

20

Which is the main river of Siberia?

  • Yellow River
  • River Ob
  • River Neva

 

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