Topicwise Questions - International Rivers

1. The River Seine is situated in

  1. Egypt
  2. France
  3. Poland
  4. None of these

2. New York city is situated on the bank of which of the following rivers?

  1. Danube
  2. St. Lawrence
  3. Hudson
  4. Hamburg

3. Which of the following pairs is correct?

  1. Tigris : Baghdad
  2. Tiber : Paris
  3. Seine : Rome
  4. Danube : Bonn

4. From origin to the delta, the Brahmaputra traverses

  1. Tibet, China and Myanmar (Burma)
  2. Bhutan, Nepal and India
  3. China, India and Bangladesh
  4. India, Bangladesh and Myanmar (Burma)

5. What name does Brahmaputra take as it discharges into the Bay of Bengal?

  1. Ganga
  2. Jamuna
  3. Padma
  4. Meghna

6. The famous American river Mississippi flows into the Gulf known as

  1. The Gulf of Mexico
  2. The Gulf of St. Lawrence
  3. The Gulf of Ob
  4. None of these

7. Which one of the following cities is located on the bank of the Irrawady river?

  1. Bangkok
  2. Hanoi
  3. Manila
  4. Yangon

8. Paris is situated on the river

  1. Danube
  2. Seine
  3. Tiber
  4. Avon

9. Which one among the following rivers is the longest?

  1. Amazon
  2. Amur
  3. Congo
  4. Lena

10. Match List 1 with List 2 and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists :

List 1 (City)List 2 (River)
A. Bangkok1. Irrawaddy
B. Phnom-Penh2. Mekong
C. Hanoi3. Menam (Chao Phraya)
D. Yangon4. Red River.

Code :

  1. A - 3; B - 2; C - 4; D - 1
  2. A - 4; B - 1; C - 3; D - 2
  3. A - 3; B - 1; C - 4; D - 2
  4. A - 4; B - 2; C - 3; D - 1

11. Which one of the following Indian rivers does not have its source in Tibet?

  1. Indus
  2. Ganga
  3. Sutlej
  4. Brahmaputra

12. What is the length of the Nile (appx), which is the longest in the world?

  1. 5890 km
  2. 6690 km
  3. 7320 km
  4. 4950 km

13. Which one of the following rivers passes through the Grand Canyon in the United States?

  1. Colorado
  2. Mississippi
  3. Hudson
  4. Mackenzie

14. On the banks of which are the capital cities of Austria, Serbia and Hungary located?

  1. Seine
  2. Volga
  3. Euphrates
  4. Danube

15. On which of the following rivers is the Aswan Dam located?

  1. Irrawady
  2. Hwang Ho
  3. Nile
  4. Congo

16. Which of the following rivers has no bridges over it?

  1. Nile
  2. Hwang Ho
  3. Amazon
  4. Volga

17. Mesopotamian civilization thrived in the area between which two rivers?

  1. Euphrates and Nile
  2. Tigris and Euphrates
  3. Nile and Tigris
  4. Euphrates and Diyala

18. Into which of the following water bodies does the River Nile empty itself?

  1. Gulf of Oman
  2. Red Sea
  3. Mediterranean Sea
  4. Gulf of Aden

19. Which country does not have any river flowing through it?

  1. Saudi Arabia
  2. Iran
  3. Turkey
  4. Iraq

20. Which of the following is the deepest river in the world?

  1. Amazon
  2. Nile
  3. Congo
  4. Volga

21. On which of the following rivers are the famous Victoria falls located?

  1. Zambezi
  2. Nile
  3. Congo
  4. Mississippi