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World-famous Waterfalls

3.3
(32 votes)
10 questions
English
Hard
1

Where is the Gullfoss waterfall?

Iceland

Greenland

Norway

Scotland

36% got this right

Gullfoss is located in the canyon of the Hvítá river in southwest Iceland.
2

What's the name of the Croatian national park that hosts these falls?

Plitvice Lakes

Krka

Northern Velebit

Paklenica

Hard  31% got this right

The national park was founded in 1949 and is in the mountainous karst area of central Croatia.
3

Where are the Niagara falls?

There is a long tradition of daredevils trying to go over the falls.
4

In what country are the Rhine Falls located?

Switzerland

Austria

Germany

Lichtenstein

Hard  29% got this right

The falls cannot be climbed by fish, except by eels that are able to worm their way up over the rocks.
5

In what country lies the worlds tallest waterfall, the Angel Falls?

Venezuela

Indonesia

Sierra Leone

Tanzania

38% got this right

They are named after Jimmie Angel, a U.S. aviator, who was the first person to fly over the falls.
6

What's the name of this famous waterfall in New Zealand?

Sutherland Falls

Huka Falls

Humboldt Falls

Kitekite Falls

Hard  21% got this right

Sutherland Falls are visible in the background of the eagle scene in Peter Jackson’s fantasy film The Hobbit.
7

On what river are the Victoria falls?

Zambezi

Congo

Niger

Nile

Hard  28% got this right

Famous explorer David Livingstone provided the English colonial name of Victoria falls after Queen Victoria.
8

What's the name of this waterfall in South Africa, one of the tallest in the world?

Tugela Falls

Howick Falls

Lisbon Falls

Magwa Falls

Hard  22% got this right

According to some measurements, it is the world's tallest waterfall.
9

What's the name of these famous falls on the border between Argentina and Brazil?

Iguazu Falls

Cachoeira da Fumaca

Catarata Gocta

Salto Grande

45% got this right

The Iguazu Falls have been featured in many films, such as Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.
10

By what measure is Kaieteur Falls of Guyana the worlds greatest?

Largest single drop

Largest flow rate

Tallest

Widest

Hard  24% got this right

At 226m, Kaieteur Falls is about four and a half times the height of Niagara Falls.