Geography

101 Rivers Trivia Questions To Test How Your Knowledge Flows

“What I love most about rivers is you can’t step in the same river twice.”

Rivers

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December 15, 2022

Do you know what the world’s longest river is? How long is the Nile River? Us humans and many other animals have relied on rivers for hundreds of years. Without them, human civilization would not have been able to progress to the state it is now. Just be glad you no longer have to gather water from the river whenever you want a drink or a bath. 

With the number of rivers in the world, it is impossible to know the name and location of every single one. These rivers trivia questions and answers will test even the most knowledgeable geographer. 

Are you looking for some more geography-related trivia? Check out our geography, Africa, and Europe trivia sets. And you can top it all off with a general knowledge trivia quiz.

1. Hamburg in Germany lies on which river?

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2. The Tagus flows into which ocean?

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3. Two dotted black lines across a river denotes what on map?

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4. In what country is the port town of Xai-xai, near the mouth of the Limpopo River?

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5. Cairo and which capital city lies on the River Nile?

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6. What is the longest river on the island of New Guinea?

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1. Limerick is on the edge of which river?

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2. Which of the following stands on the river Danube?

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3. Which of these rivers is on the same continent as the Himalayas?

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4. The chief rivers of which country are the Ebro, Jucar, Guadalquivir, Tagus, Douru and Minho?

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5. What is the longest river in Ireland?

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6. The river Rhone runs into which body of water?

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1. The Volga river runs into which body of water?

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2. What is the longest river in the USA?

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3. Venice is on which river?

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4. Hull stands on which river?

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5. Which river does Buenos Aires stand?

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6. Which country has the Danube and Elbe rivers?

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1. In river boating, which of the following is the best place to stop?

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2. Which sea does the Amazon River flow into?

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3. The Chicago River eventually empties into what?

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4. Which road follows the Mississippi river?

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5. Which of these crosses the Hudson River in New York City?

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6. What is the name for a pointy piece of land that goes into an ocean or river?

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1. Niagara Falls Canada, where the awe inspiring Horseshoe Falls is located, has been given which nickname?

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2. Which of these rivers flows into the Indian Ocean?

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3. Which river runs through the cities of Cincinnati and Pittsburgh?

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4. The river Rhine rises in which country?

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5. Which river in France is the longest?

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6. Allegedly Jesus was baptized in which river?

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1. Okabanga is in which country?

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2. How long is the Mississippi river?

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3. Which of these cities is located on the Mississippi river?

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4. Which of these rivers starts in Switzerland and flows into the sea in the Netherlands?

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5. How long is the river Rhine?

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6. The Columbia River runs into which sea?

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1. Which of these rivers is the longest?

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2. Angel Falls, the worlds highest waterfall is located in which country?

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3. Which river is the lowest lying in the world?

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4. Which of these rivers passes along the border of Texas and Mexico?

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5. Where is the river Adige located?

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6. Anaconda's a native to which river?

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1. The Orange River flows through which country?

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2. Glasgow stands on which river?

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3. The river Tagus splits which country?

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4. Which river is the longest in the British Isles?

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5. Angel Falls, the highest waterfall in the world is how many times higher than the Niagara Falls?

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6. The Yellow River runs through which country?

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1. The Bonneville Dam is on which river?

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2. What separates Horseshoe Falls on the Canadian side of the Niagara Falls and American Falls on the American side?

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3. Which of these rivers has the most electric eels living in it?

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4. Which of these is NOT both name of a US state and a US river?

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5. Into which body of water does the Danube river flow?

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6. What is the name of Canada's longest river?

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1. Which of these rivers starts in the Swiss Alps and runs into the North Sea?

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2. The Rhine dissects France and what country?

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3. Which river joins Ganga at Allahabad?

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4. Where do the rivers Dart, Tavy, Teigh and Okement rise?

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5. Which English city is on the River Soar?

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6. The longest river in Great British is which of these?

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1. The historic town of Sandwich is on which river?

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2. The Athabasca river is in which country?

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3. Symonds Yat is on which river?

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4. How long is the river Severn?

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5. Which river rises in Ukraine?

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6. Tthe Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race takes place between what two types of institutions?

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1. Which L is an African river?

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2. Which city suffered from the Great Stink in 1858?

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3. Which river in Paris famously has The Left Bank?

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4. Which river runs through Dublin?

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5. In which Texan city is the the Riverwalk, a favorite for tourists?

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6. The river Seine runs into which body of water?

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1. The River Mersey is in which country?

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2. Which river is home to most electric eels?

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3. Dresden is located on which river?

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4. Where is the Maritsa river?

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5. The Lorelei Rock can be found in which European river?

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6. Which is the longest river in Asia?

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1. What is the longest river in Italy?

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2. The river Ganges runs though which of these countries?

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3. Which river rises in Switzerland and reaches the sea in the Netherlands?

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4. Which of these rivers is in the US

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5. The river Rhone runs into which sea?

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6. The river Euphrates runs into which body of water?

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1. What is the longest river in western Europe?

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2. Which river is the longest in Japan?

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3. The Niobrara River is in what US state?

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4. Between which two rivers was Offa's Dyke constructed?

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5. Which of these rivers flows through England's capital?

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6. Which European country's longest river is the Kemijoki?

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1. Which river is the longest in the world?

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2. The river Jumna is in which country?

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3. Which Canadian city is located just north of the Fraser River?

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4. The river Rhine reaches the sea in which country?

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5. Which country's major river is the Vltava?

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6. The source of the Missouri river is in which US state?

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1. The Po River in which country?

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2. The John Day River are located in which US State?

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3. Which river is in Asia?

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4. Belgrade is on which European river?

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5. Which religion sees the River Ganges as sacred?

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