Rivers Quizzes, Trivia and Puzzles
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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.
42 Rivers quizzes and 435 Rivers trivia questions and fun facts.
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  Amazing Trading Rivers of the World great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Jan 22 22
Average
Creedy gold member
Jan 22 22
4978 plays
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  Rollin on the River Rollin' on the River popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
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.
Easier, 10 Qns, dcpddc478, Feb 11 15
Easier
dcpddc478
1360 plays
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  The Ten Longest Rivers great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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, Jun 16 15
Average
achernar
7911 plays
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  Witness the Power of Pure Water great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
The rivers featured in this quiz, among the world's largest in term of discharge, embody the awe-inspiring power of running water. Brought to you by the Cataphonics team!
Easier, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Feb 02 19
Easier
LadyNym gold member
Feb 02 19
455 plays
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  Down by the River great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Follow me on a trip around the world! We will travel through six continents and visit fascinating places located by some of the world's great rivers.
Easier, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Nov 21 17
Easier
LadyNym gold member
Nov 21 17
662 plays
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  River, She Run By - 10 questions - 3 mins
On the left are ten pairs of cities or towns. Match to them the rivers on which both are situated, or that run close by.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, darksplash, Mar 02 21
Recommended for grades: 5,6,7,8
Very Easy
darksplash
Mar 02 21
445 plays
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  Down By The Riverside - 10 questions - 3 mins
I'll give you ten rivers and ten cities. Your job is to match the rivers to one of their port cities. There is a mix of US and worldwide. Port ahoy!
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Bob9491, Aug 29 20
Recommended for grades: 5,6,7,8
Very Easy
Bob9491
Aug 29 20
663 plays
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  Rivers of the World Multiple Choice Quiz top quiz - 15 questions - 4 mins
See how much you know about these rivers from all over the world. These are pretty difficult.
Tough, 15 Qns, bullymom, Jul 06 21
Tough
bullymom
Jul 06 21
5436 plays
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  A River Runs Through This Quiz great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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 09 20
Average
zorba_scank gold member
Nov 09 20
620 plays
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  To Witness The Power of Pure Water great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Many of the world's major cities were built near freshwater necessary for drinking water, food supply, crop irrigation, and transport. Is it any wonder so many river settlements became capital cities? This quiz is about capital cities on rivers.
Average, 10 Qns, 1nn1, Aug 15 22
Average
1nn1 editor
Aug 15 22
391 plays
trivia question Quick Question
The Three Gorges Dam, the largest hydroelectric power station in the world at the time of its completion, spans which river?

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  What do you know about Rivers Of The World? - 10 questions - 3 mins
Do you remember your geography?
Average, 10 Qns, migit, Apr 16 12
Average
migit
6177 plays
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  Rivers Around the World - 10 questions - 3 mins
Take a quiz on some of the more famous rivers of the world. Test your knowledge of these flowing bodies of water.
Easier, 10 Qns, charlemagne, Sep 05 22
Easier
charlemagne
Sep 05 22
5228 plays
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  A River Runs Through It - U.S. Edition - 10 questions - 4 mins
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
Average
darksplash
May 29 16
407 plays
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  Rivers of Canada popular trivia quiz - 15 questions - 5 mins
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, Oct 04 20
Average
StarGaGa
Oct 04 20
349 plays
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  Up A Lazy River great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Dec 09 18
Average
FatherSteve gold member
Dec 09 18
491 plays
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  Ol' Rabbit River Just Keeps Rollin' popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Feb 11 22
Average
Godwit gold member
Feb 11 22
382 plays
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  Where Do These Rivers Flow? popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Ten of the world's most famous rivers. Into which body of water do they flow?
Average, 10 Qns, minch, Jul 16 22
Average
minch gold member
Jul 16 22
4960 plays
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  Rivermania - 15 questions - 4 mins
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, Jan 25 22
Average
bowsoljah
Jan 25 22
2281 plays
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  Rivers of the US - 10 questions - 6 mins
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, Jun 10 22
Very Difficult
PSURef21
Jun 10 22
1345 plays
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  Rivers of Phoenix Rising 2 great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, Jun 05 09
Tough
tazman6619 gold member
496 plays
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  Watchin' the River Flow - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Apr 06 17
Average
zebra101
Apr 06 17
598 plays
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  Rivers 2 - 10 questions - 3 mins
Do you know your rivers? Let's see. Good luck.
Average, 10 Qns, steiny1, Sep 14 13
Average
steiny1
4516 plays
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  Rivers of Phoenix Rising great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
River Phoenix ... No, you've misread the title. The following are rivers that are close to some of our team members.
Average, 10 Qns, zonko, Dec 06 08
Average
zonko
542 plays
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  Just Around the River Bend - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, Sep 29 22
Average
salami_swami gold member
Sep 29 22
394 plays
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  Worldly Waterways - 10 questions - 3 mins
Welcome to my 100th quiz! Hundreds of different rivers criss-cross the continents on our planet. This quiz is about ten of them.
Average, 10 Qns, ElusiveDream, Sep 10 14
Average
ElusiveDream
291 plays
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  Up the Lazy River - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Oct 07 14
Tough
wenray
293 plays
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  Rivers of India - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, Jun 08 09
Tough
puitpankaj
932 plays
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  The Water Is Wide - 10 questions - 4 mins
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
Average
darksplash
Jul 06 16
318 plays
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  Final Destination popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
If you followed these ten rivers from source to mouth, where would you end up? See how many of their final destinations you know.
Difficult, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Jul 28 22
Difficult
Rowena8482
Jul 28 22
710 plays
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  Rivers 3 - 10 questions - 3 mins
Let's check out some rivers worldwide.
Average, 10 Qns, steiny1, Jul 21 18
Average
steiny1
Jul 21 18
3615 plays
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  Amazon River - 10 questions - 3 mins
A quiz about the Amazon River, its animals, and its ecology.
Average, 10 Qns, bulls400, Dec 01 19
Average
bulls400
Dec 01 19
426 plays
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  USA Border Rivers - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Feb 17 17
Average
sc31089
Feb 17 17
1034 plays
33.
  The Beautiful and Fascinating Hudson River - 10 questions - 4 mins
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
Average
azteceinstein
357 plays
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  This River Runs Through It - 10 questions - 6 mins
Fun and exasperating river trivia.
Difficult, 10 Qns, LilahDeDah, May 25 16
Difficult
LilahDeDah
May 25 16
1397 plays
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  Native American River Names - 10 questions - 4 mins
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 Qns, cobb367, May 02 05
Tough
cobb367
448 plays
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  Winding Waters of the World - 10 questions - 5 mins
It may surprise you to find out where some of these rivers flow, or fail to flow!
Tough, 10 Qns, biohazard930, Nov 28 22
Tough
biohazard930
Nov 28 22
728 plays
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  Tributaries - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, Jan 16 19
Tough
cobb367
Jan 16 19
464 plays
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  River Landforms - 10 questions - 4 mins
Here are some questions on the landforms found in and around rivers and streams. Basically some technical terms from fluvial geomorphology. Lots of fun!
Tough, 10 Qns, glacierboy, May 13 21
Tough
glacierboy
May 13 21
1069 plays
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  Watersheds of North America - 10 questions - 5 mins
The North American continent is divided into watersheds, systems of rivers and lakes that drain through a common outlet into the oceans. For each question, find the body of water that does NOT belong to a given watershed.
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, cobb367, Apr 26 05
Very Difficult
cobb367
758 plays
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  Rivers of North America - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Oct 14 18
Tough
bigred62
Oct 14 18
2630 plays
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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, Apr 16 12
Difficult
jstagamtome
763 plays
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  The Tallest Waterfall on Earth - 10 questions - 5 mins
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 Qns, GeniusBoy, Mar 15 21
Difficult
GeniusBoy
Mar 15 21
1212 plays
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