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Rivers Of The World

3.4
(42 votes)
10 questions
English
For European Rivers, please see my quiz "Rivers Of Europe"
1

This Sacred river of India flows through Kolkata and Varanasi amongst other places.

The Ganges

The Brahmaputra

The Indus

The Yangtze

50% got this right

Considered a sacred river as it is considered a personification of the Goddess Ganga
2

What is the longest river in the USA?

The Missouri

The Colorado

The Mississippi

The Rio Grande

Hard  16% got this right

Apparently the Missouri river is just 1km longer than the Mississippi.
3

In Which Country would you find the Murray and the Darling river?

Australia

Canada

New Zealand

The United States

39% got this right

The Murray is Australias Longest River.
4

Click on the map where you may find the Orinoco River?

Hard  24% got this right

Flowing through Venezuela and Colombia
5

Cities such as Kinshasa and Brazzaville sit on one of Africa's longest rivers called

The Congo

The Limpopo

The Nile

The Zambezi

Hard  31% got this right

Kinshasa and Brazaville in the Congo.
6

What is the name of the longest river in China?

The Yangtze

The Mekong

The Yarlung Tsangpo

The Yellow River

38% got this right

The river also flows entirely within China.
7

What is the name of the longest river in Africa?

Nile

The Nile

77% got this right

Arguably the longest in the world.
8

The Irrawady river flows through which country?

Burma (Myanmar)

Cambodia

Thailand

Vietnam

42% got this right

The countries longest river at 2,288 km
9

What is the name of the longest river in South America?

Amazon

The Amazon

74% got this right

Arguably the longest in the world.
10

Which Countries does the Tigris run through?

Turkey, Syria and Iraq

Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan

Jordan, Lebanon and Israel

Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain

43% got this right

It also runs partially into Iran too.