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Multiple Choice Questions on Rivers

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Quiz on major Rivers and Water Bodies of the World:

Ques. The Negro river flows in –
(a) Brazil
(b) Bolivia
(c) Spain
(d) Argentina
Ans. (d)

Ques. The river situated along the border be­tween the USA and Mexico is ___
(a) Rio Grande
(b) Amazon
(c) Mississippi
(d) Colorado
Ans. (a)

Ques. The River Tiber runs through which capi­tal city?
(a) Lisbon
(b) Rome
(c) Washington DC
(d) Paris
Ans. (b)

Ques. Where would you find the river Bug?
(a) Spain
(b) Estonia
(c) Ukraine
(d) Sweden
Ans. (c)

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Ques. The Congo river flows in –
(a) Angola
(b) South Africa
(c) Zambia
(d) Algeria
Ans. (a)

Ques. Which of the following rivers flow through Tiruchirapalli?
(a) Kaveri
(b) Krishna
(c) Panchaganga
(d) Yamuna
Ans. (a)

Ques. The longest river in the world is the –
(a) Amazon
(b) Yangtze
(c) Nile
(d) Congo
Ans. (a)

Ques. Dublin is situated at the mouth of river –
(a) Shannon
(b) Liffey
(c) Nore
(d) Boyne
Ans. (b)

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Ques. The river Volga flows out into the –
(a) Black Sea
(b) Aral Sea
(c) Sea of Azov
(d) Capsian sea
Ans. (d)

Ques. Basel, Strasbourg, Karlsruhe, Mannheim, Mainz, Koblenz, Bonn, Cologne and Dusseldorf are on which river?
(a) Limpopo
(b) Thames
(c) Rhine
(d) Swan
Ans. (c)

Ques. The capital city that stands on the river Danube is –
(a) Amsterdam
(b) Belgrade
(c) Minsk
(d) Sofia
Ans. (b)

Ques. The country in which river Wangchu flows is –
(a) Bhutan
(b) Laos
(c) Myanmar
(d) Thailand
Ans. (c)

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Ques. The city which is also known as the City of Canals is –
(a) Venice
(b) Treviso
(c) Florence
(d) Rome
Ans. (a)

Ques. The largest river in France is –
(a) Seine
(b) Rhone
(c) Meuse
(d) Lore
Ans. (d)

Ques. River Danube flows in –
(a) Czechia
(b) Slovakia
(c) Romania
(d) Hungary
Ans. (d)

Ques. The River Nile is on what continent?
(a) Europe
(b) Africa
(c) Australia
(d) South America
Ans. (b)

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Ques. River Tigris flows in –
(a) Syria
(b) Iran
(c) Iraq
(d) Saudi Arabia
Ans. (c)

Ques. The river Mackenzie flows in –
(a) Canada
(b) Australia
(c) USA
(d) Holland
Ans. (a)

Ques. The Murray-Darling river flows in –
(a) Canada
(b) New Zealand
(c) Australia
(d) France
Ans. (c)

Ques. The Whanganui River is in
(a) Australia
(b) China
(c) USA
(d) New Zealand
Ans. (d)

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Ques. The biggest river delta in the world is the –
(a) Ganges-Brahmaputra delta
(b) Okavango Delta
(c) Amazon Delta
(d) Ebro Delta
Ans. (a)

Ques. What ancient Sumerian city stood on the banks of the Euphrates River between 3200 and 2300 BC?
(a) Ah
(b) Ur
(c) Um
(d) Eh
Ans. (b)

Ques. Vishwamitri river flows through which of the following Indian cities?
(a) Madurai
(b) Vadodara
(c) Bangalore
(d) Agra
Ans. (b)

Ques. Where are the Snowy, Murray and the Darling?
(a) Australia
(b) India
(c) South Africa
(d) Montserrat
Ans. (a)

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Ques. Where is the strait known as the Bocca Tigris?
(a) In the River Tigre, Peru
(b) At the mouth of the River Tigris in the Persian Gulf
(c) In the Pearl River delta, South China
(d) At the confluence of the Tigris and Eu­phrates Rivers
Ans. (c)

Ques. If you traveled down the Yarra River in Australia, which city would you be in when you reached the ocean?
(a) Brisbane
(b) Melbourne
(c) Wellington, New Zealand
(d) Sydney
Ans. (b)

Ques. The river situated along the border be­tween the USA and Mexico is ___
(a) Rio Grande
(b) Amazon
(c) Mississippi
(d) Colorado
Ans. (a)

Ques. Which country contains the most large lakes in the world?
(a) Canada
(b) New Zealand
(c) Afghanistan
(d) Antarctica
Ans. (a)

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Ques. The Intervening area between the river is known as
(a) Beas
(b) Chenab
(c) Delta
(d) Doab
Ans. (d)

Ques. Which Frenchman was the first to navigate the St Lawrence River in Canada in 1535?
(a) Jacques Cartier
(b) Jacques Timex
(c) Jacques Omega
(d) Jacques Casio
Ans. (a)

Ques. The “Beautiful River” is a river in which country ?
(a) Chile
(b) New Zealand
(c) Indonesia
(d) Vietnam
Ans. (b)

Ques. The Okavango Delta is in which country?
(a) Ivory Coast
(b) Nigeria
(c) Botswana
(d) Kenya
Ans. (c)

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Ques. Which river, the longest in France, empties into the Atlantic at St. Nazaire?
(a) Seine
(b) Rhine
(c) Rhone
(d) Loire
Ans. (d)

Ques. What ancient Sumerian city stood on the banks of the Euphrates River between 3200 and 2300 BC?
(a) Ah
(b) Ur
(c) Um
(d) Eh
Ans. (b)

Ques. The largest sweet water lake in the world is
(a) Lake Caldera
(b) Lake
(c) Lake Baikal
(d) Lake Superior
Ans. (d)

Ques. Which river, the longest in France, empties into the Atlantic at St. Nazaire?
(a) Seine
(b) Rhine
(c) Rhone
(d) Loire
Ans. (d)

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Ques. ___ river is called as Old Ganga
(a) The Yamuna
(b) The Godavari
(c) The Narmadha
(d) The Kaveri
Ans. (b)

Ques. Nigeen Lake is located in
(a) Uttarakhand
(b) Manipur
(c) Sikkim
(d) J&K
Ans. (d)

Ques. What city has more than one hundred kilo­metres of, which were dug in the 17th century to form concentric belts around the city, known as the grachtengordel?
(a) Venice
(b) Amsterdam
(c) Berlin
(d) Geneva
Ans. (b)

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