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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?   

There are 35 quizzes and 360 trivia questions in this category.
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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 qns)
tazman6619
Jan 10 09
420 plays
2
A River Runs Through This Quiz

Answer the first nine questions on different rivers around the world and the first letters of them will spell out the river for the 10th question.
Average (10 qns)
zorba_scank
Nov 25 15
429 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 qns)
FatherSteve
Oct 21 13
396 plays
4
Rivers of the World

See how much you know about these rivers from all over the world. These are pretty difficult.
Tough (15 qns)
bullymom
Feb 23 02
4959 plays
5
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 qns)
zonko
Dec 06 08
480 plays
6
The Ten Longest Rivers

The world's ten longest rivers; a brief description will be given of each of them, and you have to say which ones they are. Please enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
achernar
Oct 12 03
7185 plays
7
Rollin' on the River

Rivers are among the most important, life-giving parts of our planet. Here are ten different rivers, famous or infamous for a variety of reasons. Let's roll on down the river.
Average (10 qns)
dcpddc478
Jan 19 15
672 plays
8
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 qns)
Creedy
Feb 29 12
4188 plays
9
Where Do These Rivers Flow?

Ten of the world's most famous rivers. Into which body of water do they flow?
Average (10 qns)
minch
Aug 14 00
4704 plays
10
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 qns)
StarGaGa
Jan 06 14
255 plays
11
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 qns)
sc31089
Jul 24 09
756 plays
12
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 qns)
Godwit
Apr 05 11
309 plays
13
A River Runs Through It - U.S. Edition

Match up this list of rivers with the towns or cities in the United States that they run through.
Average (10 qns)
darksplash
May 29 16
297 plays
14
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 qns)
PSURef21
Jan 17 07
1164 plays
15
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 qns)
salami_swami
Apr 16 10
327 plays
16
The Water Is Wide

We are used on FunTrivia to facing questions about the length of rivers, but see if you can answer a range of questions about ten of the widest rivers in the world.
Average (10 qns)
darksplash
Jul 06 16
243 plays
17
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 qns)
zebra101
Mar 20 13
540 plays
18
Winding Waters of the World

It may surprise you to find out where some of these rivers flow, or fail to flow!
Tough (10 qns)
biohazard930
May 04 05
684 plays
19
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 qns)
azteceinstein
Jan 06 11
267 plays
20
Rivers 3

Let's check out some rivers worldwide.
Average (10 qns)
steiny1
Apr 20 01
3375 plays
21
Rivers Of The World

Do you remember your geography?
Average (10 qns)
migit
May 28 00
5748 plays
22
This River Runs Through It

Fun and exasperating river trivia.
Difficult (10 qns)
LilahDeDah
Aug 02 04
1338 plays
23
Up the Lazy River

This quiz is about the longest rivers in various countries in our world. All you need to do is to identify the river or the country. Good luck!
Tough (10 qns)
wenray
Aug 24 14
240 plays
24
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 qns)
bowsoljah
Apr 24 03
2088 plays
25
Rivers 2

Do you know your rivers? Let's see. Good luck.
Average (10 qns)
steiny1
Apr 06 01
4266 plays
26
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 qns)
charlemagne
Apr 28 00
4905 plays
27
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 qns)
puitpankaj
Apr 15 09
837 plays
28
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 qns)
jstagamtome
Jun 04 04
708 plays
29
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 qns)
cobb367
Oct 21 05
426 plays
30
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 qns)
bigred62
Mar 11 00
2388 plays
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