World Rivers Trivia Questions And Answers

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World Rivers Trivia Quiz

1. What is the start of a river called?

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The source or headwaters.

2. What is the longest river in the world?

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The Nile.

3. Which beer shares its name with the river that runs through Amsterdam?

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Amstel beer.

4. What is the longest river in the United States?

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The Missouri River.

5. In what continent is the River Nile found?

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Africa.

6. What river runs through the Grand Canyon?

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The Colorado River.

7. What is the longest river in Europe?

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The Volga River.

8. In what country is the Yangtze River?

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China.

9. Which U.S. city is located on the Hudson River?

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New York.

10. How many U.S. states does the Mississippi River run through?

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10 – Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, and Louisiana.

11. In what country does the River Nile start?

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Uganda.

12. What river was Jesus baptized in?

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The River Jordan.

13. What is the longest river in Canada?

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The Mackenzie River.

14. In what U.S. state does the Mississippi River begin?

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Minnesota.

15. What river emerges in the western Himalayas and flows down across northern India into Bangladesh, where it empties into the Bay of Bengal?

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The Ganges River.

16. What river runs through Chicago?

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The Chicago River.

17. What is the longest river in South America?

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The Amazon River.

18. What river did George Washington famously cross on December 25, 1776?

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The Delaware River.

19. In what European country does the Danube River rise?

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Germany.

20. What river was the movie Deliverance filmed on?

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The Chattooga River.

21. Which is the longest river in Ireland?

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The River Shannon.

22. What is the name of the deepest river gorge on the North American continent?

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Hells Canyon.

23. What river runs through Paris, France?

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The Seine.

24. What river separates Switzerland and Liechtenstein?

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The Rhine River.

25. What river features the world’s largest hydroelectric dam?

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The Yangtze River, China.

26. Which river crosses the equator twice?

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The Congo River.

27. What is the third longest river in the world?

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The Yangtze River.

28. Which U.S. president liked to skinny-dip in the Potomac River at 5 a.m.?

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John Quincy Adams.

29. What is the longest river wholly in France?

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The Loire River.

30. What direction does the Amazon River flow?

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From west to east.

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