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For centuries civilizations have been built on rivers, their waters providing water for drinking, farming, and transportation. The source of a river is generally snowfall, a spring, rainfall, a glacier, or the overflow of a lake.

How well do you know our world's rivers?
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1 Rivers of Phoenix Rising 2
River Phoenix ... No, you've misread the title. The following quiz is about more rivers that are close to some of our team members.
Tough
10 Q
tazman6619
Jan 10 09
375 plays
2 Amazing Trading Rivers of the World
Rivers have always proved fascinating for mankind - to explore, for irrigation purposes, transport, and recreation, but most importantly, for trade. How many of these facts do you know about the world's greatest trading rivers? Good luck!
Average
10 Q
Creedy
Feb 29 12
3222 plays
3 Up A Lazy River
The Mills Brothers had a hit when they recorded Hoagy Carmichael-Sidney Arodin's 1930 song "Up a Lazy River." Do you know which direction you'd be heading if you went "up" these major rivers of the world?
Average
10 Q
FatherSteve
Oct 21 13
312 plays
4 Rivers of Phoenix Rising
River Phoenix ... No, you've misread the title. The following are rivers that are close to some of our team members.
Tough
10 Q
zonko
Dec 06 08
447 plays
5 Where Do These Rivers Flow?
Ten of the world's most famous rivers. Into which body of water do they flow?
Average
10 Q
minch
Aug 14 00
4434 plays
6 Ol' Rabbit River Just Keeps Rollin'
Here are ten questions about rivers around the world named for familiar animals. Though they "must know something, they don't say nothing", so the answers are up to you.
Average
10 Q
Godwit
Apr 05 11
276 plays
7 USA Border Rivers
Rivers form natural boundaries for some states. The correct answers will constitute at least a portion of the border between two states.
Average
10 Q
sc31089
Jul 24 09
687 plays
8 Rivers of Canada
Canada has almost fifty rivers over 600 km (370 miles) in length, but few are known to the rest of the world. Try to identify the ten longest Canadian rivers, and five others in Canada. Sources: Environment Canada and river-specific websites.
Average
15 Q
StarGaGa
Jan 06 14
216 plays
9 Watchin' the River Flow
Imagine you are sitting near a river, just watching it flow by. Do you know what river it is? Maybe my clues will help. Enjoy!
Average
10 Q
zebra101
Mar 20 13
477 plays
10 Rivers of the World
See how much you know about these rivers from all over the world. These are pretty difficult.
Difficult
15 Q
bullymom
Feb 23 02
4443 plays
11 Rivers of the US
Rivers were a major factor in the building of this county. They helped with interstate commerce, travel, and recreation among other things. See how much you know about the rivers of the United States and where they flow. Enjoy!
Very Difficult
10 Q
PSURef21
Jan 17 07
1092 plays
12 Rivermania
How well do you know the world's rivers? This quiz deals mostly with the larger rivers of the world with a few smaller ones tucked in between.
Average
15 Q
bowsoljah
Apr 24 03
1947 plays
13 Rivers 3
Let's check out some rivers worldwide.
Average
10 Q
steiny1
Apr 20 01
3144 plays
14 Rivers Of The World
Do you remember your geography?
Average
10 Q
migit
May 28 00
5331 plays
15 Rivers 2
Do you know your rivers? Let's see. Good luck.
Average
10 Q
steiny1
Apr 06 01
4053 plays
16 The Beautiful and Fascinating Hudson River
Let's sail a sloop up the lazy Hudson in the US, and see what we can learn.
Average
10 Q
azteceinstein
Jan 06 11
225 plays
17 This River Runs Through It
Fun and exasperating river trivia.
Difficult
10 Q
LilahDeDah
Aug 02 04
1296 plays
18 Just Around the River Bend
Many rivers flow right through some cities. Do you know what might be lying "just around the river bend?" I've covered ten different locations, so wherever you live, there's a question for you. Good luck.
Average
10 Q
salami_swami
Apr 16 10
276 plays
19 European and North American Rivers: Upstream or D
In each question I will give the names of cities along a river. Select the only route that requires you to travel upstream.
Difficult
10 Q
jstagamtome
Jun 04 04
687 plays
20 Rivers Around the World
Take a quiz on some of the more famous rivers of the world. Test your knowledge of these flowing bodies of water.
Average
10 Q
charlemagne
Apr 28 00
4413 plays
21 Rivers of India
Hundreds of rivers, big and small in size, flow in India. This quiz is on some of them. I hope you like it.
Tough
10 Q
puitpankaj
Apr 15 09
771 plays
22 Winding Waters of the World
It may surprise you to find out where some of these rivers flow, or fail to flow!
Tough
10 Q
biohazard930
May 04 05
663 plays
23 Rivers of North America
Put your knowledge of running water to the test! Distances shown are as close to accurate as possible, given that every reference text and map seems to differ a little.
Tough
10 Q
bigred62
Mar 11 00
2328 plays
24 Native American River Names
Many American rivers retain, at least approximately, the names they were called in Native American languages. In which state is each of the following rivers primarily located?
Tough
10 Q
cobb367
May 02 05
378 plays
25 Tributaries
This quiz refers to ten important rivers around the world. For each river can you identify a river that is its tributary?
Tough
10 Q
cobb367
Oct 21 05
396 plays
26 The Tallest Waterfall on Earth
This is a small quiz on the tallest waterfall in the world. If you know what it is you should have no trouble. Enjoy.
Difficult
10 Q
GeniusBoy
Oct 03 00
1125 plays
27 River Landforms
Here are some questions on the landforms found in and around rivers and streams. Basically some technical terms from fluvial geomorphology. Lots of fun!
Difficult
10 Q
glacierboy
Aug 14 02
972 plays
28 A River Runs through It
Where do rivers run? Try to check the right answers.
Tough
5 Q
jeth
Jun 28 01
1077 plays
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Last Updated May 29 14 4:15 PM

Some sample questions from this category:

* Partially ice-bound in the winter, this river is a major shipping artery out of the Great Lakes.
* Formed at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny rivers, this river flows mostly southwest into the Mississippi river.
* Originating in West Virginia, this river flows 287 miles in an easterly direction, into the Chesapeake Bay.
* Rising in the Adirondack mountains, this river flows generally south for 315 miles, before emptying into the Atlantic ocean.
* Rising in the Rocky mountains near the Alberta- British Columbia border, this river flows northwest, then southwest, for a distance of 850 miles, where it empties into the Strait of Georgia.


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