Rivers questions This is a list of recently added questions about rivers. Play rivers quiz and see all the questions. This is the Three Gorges Dam in China. On which river has it been built?On Jangcy river. Three Gorges Dam in China is the biggest hydroelectric dam in the world. It was built 20th of May 2006 on the Jangcy river in the center province of China - Hubei.Created by: Inesbuildings riddles »average 69% On Huang He riverOn Huang He river273On Jangcy riverOn Jangcy river1205On Mekong riverOn Mekong river199On Amur riverOn Amur river55 Where do gharials live?In the Ganges River. The gharial (Gavialis gangeticus), also known as the gavial, and the fish-eating crocodile, is a crocodilian of the family Gavialidae, native to the northern part of the Indian Subcontinent. It is harmless to humans.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykreptiles riddles »hard 46% In the NileIn the Nile956In the Ganges RiverIn the Ganges River3320In the AmazonIn the Amazon1406In the entire Central Africa (Congo and its tributaries)In the entire Central Africa (Congo and its tributaries)1463 What does the name of Brahmaputra river literally mean?Son of Brahma. While most rivers on the Indian subcontinent have female names, this river has a rare male name, as it means "son of Brahma" in Sanskrit (putra means "son").Created by: globalquiz.orgIndia riddles »hard 47% Lord BrahmaLord Brahma570Water of BrahmaWater of Brahma602Son of BrahmaSon of Brahma1739Large cold riverLarge cold river765 Where is Río Bravo?Between USA and Mexico. Río Bravo, is the name given in Mexico to the river known in the United States as the Rio GrandCreated by: globalquiz.orgmovies riddles »hard 52% between USA and Mexicobetween USA and Mexico4089in Arizonain Arizona1791in Californiain California631in Mexicoin Mexico1237 What is the largest affluent of the Baltic Sea in terms of mean discharge?Neva. Vistula is the longest of Baltic Sea affluents, but its mean discharge of 1080 m3/s is less than half of Neva (2500 m3/s). Other major Baltic Sea affluents are Daugawa nad Neman (both 678 m3/s).Created by: globalquiz.orgBaltic Sea riddles »very hard 25% VistulaVistula1163NevaNeva639DaugavaDaugava225NemanNeman505 Which large river flows through Rio de Janeiro? ("rio" is Portuguese for "river")None. Portuguese were the Europeans who encountered Guanabara Bay on January 1,1502. They took it for a large river, which they named "Rio de Janeiro" ("January River"). Later it was discovered, that the presumed river was in fact a gulf, but the name remained.Created by: globalquiz.orgAge of Discovery riddles »hard 46% JaneiroJaneiro2602La PlataLa Plata1484CorcovadoCorcovado523NoneNone3987 Dettifoss is reputed to be the most powerful waterfall in Europe. Where is it?In Iceland. Dettifoss is situated on the Jökulsá á Fjöllum river, which flows from the Vatnajökull glacier and collects water from a large area in Northeast Iceland. The falls are 100 metres (330 ft) wide and have a drop of 45 metres (150 ft) down.Created by: globalquiz.orgwaterfalls riddles »average 64% in Icelandin Iceland7222in Norwayin Norway2791in Switzerlandin Switzerland938in Germanyin Germany182 What is the world's deepest river?Congo is the deepest river in the world, reaching 250 meters of depth in the deepest trench. It is followed by Yangtze (200m) and Danube (178m). The maximum depth of the Amazon River is 80m.Created by: globalquiz.orggeography of Africa riddles »hard 45% Amazon RiverAmazon River1925DanubeDanube958CongoCongo3981YangtzeYangtze1821 Which Greek letter is used to describe a type of river mouth?Delta looks like Greek letter Δ. It is formed when deposition of sediment is more intensive than sea erosion.Created by: KYRTAPSwater riddles »very easy 87% sigmasigma736alphaalpha475deltadelta10524gammagamma295 What does the color range represent in this picture?Water salinity. Launched June 10, 2011, Aquarius is NASA’s first satellite instrument specifically designed to study the salt content of ocean surface waters. The complete first year dataset of NASA's Aquarius instrument reveals seasonal changes in the Amazon River's plume. Depending on the prevailing currents, the river's freshwater outflow heads east toward Africa or bends up north to the Caribbean.Created by: globalquiz.orgoceans riddles »very hard 38% water temperaturewater temperature3149sea currents speedsea currents speed1200water salinitywater salinity3591sea depthsea depth1297 Play rivers quiz and see all the questions.