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YGK Rivers

Quiz Bowl Practice

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Cities along its course include Basel, Strasbourg, Mainz, Bonn, Cologne, and Rotterdam, and tributaries include the Main, Mosel, and Ruhr. Rhine
The second-longest river in France, it flows through Paris. Seine
Hydroelectric dams on this river produce huge artificial lakes including the Sea of Castile. Tagus
Originates in the Swiss Alps and flows into Lake Geneva. The river splits into “grand” and “petit” branches which encircle the island of Camargue Rhone
It begins in Germany’s Black Forest it passes through (or touches the borders of) 10 nations on its 1,785-mile course ending at the Black Sea. Danube
Italy’s longest river. Manmade levees called argini protect towns and crops. Po
France’s longest river flows to the Bay of Biscay. The “last wild river in Western Europe. Loire
Ireland’s longest river. A chief tributary is the Suck River. Shannon
Along with the Neisse, forms the Germany-Poland border, as dictated at the Potsdam Conference. Oder
Flowing through Reading, Oxford, and Swindon, it is prevented from flooding by its namesake Barrier near the Isle of Dogs. Thames
German myth tells of the Lorelei, a nymph who lured sailors on this river to their deaths. Rhine
the principal river of the Iberian Peninsula, it flows west, passing through Lisbon, Portugal Tagus
Formerly known as the Ister, it was often used to define a northern border for the Roman Empire. Danube
Cities along its course include Basel, Strasbourg, Mainz, Bonn, Cologne, and Rotterdam, and tributaries include the Main, Mosel, and Ruhr. Rhine
The second-longest river in France, it flows through Paris. Seine
Hydroelectric dams on this river produce huge artificial lakes including the Sea of Castile. Tagus
Originates in the Swiss Alps and flows into Lake Geneva. The river splits into “grand” and “petit” branches which encircle the island of Camargue Rhone
It begins in Germany’s Black Forest it passes through (or touches the borders of) 10 nations on its 1,785-mile course ending at the Black Sea. Danube
Italy’s longest river. Manmade levees called argini protect towns and crops. Po
France’s longest river flows to the Bay of Biscay. The “last wild river in Western Europe. Loire
Ireland’s longest river. A chief tributary is the Suck River. Shannon
Along with the Neisse, forms the Germany-Poland border, as dictated at the Potsdam Conference. Oder
Flowing through Reading, Oxford, and Swindon, it is prevented from flooding by its namesake Barrier near the Isle of Dogs. Thames
German myth tells of the Lorelei, a nymph who lured sailors on this river to their deaths. Rhine
the principal river of the Iberian Peninsula, it flows west, passing through Lisbon, Portugal Tagus
Formerly known as the Ister, it was often used to define a northern border for the Roman Empire. Danube
The longest river in China and Asia and the third longest in the world. Three Gorges Dam Yangtze
Its source is in the Tibetan Himalayas. Enters Bangladesh where it merges with the Ganges to form the world's largest delta. Brahmaputra
holiest river of Hinduism. flows a comparatively short 1,560 miles to the world's largest delta on the Bay of Bengal. Ganges
It originates in eastern Tibet, forms much of the Laos-Thailand border, flows south through Cambodia, and enters the South China Sea in southern Vietnam. Mekong
It rises in Turkey, then flows southeast by Mosul, Tikrit, and Baghdad. Tigris
The eastern of the two rivers that define the historic region of Mesopotamia Tigris
defines the western border of Mesopotamia; it is the longer of the two rivers Euphrates
Its name is thought to come from the Sanskrit word for "elephant." One of the world's most important rice-growing regions Irrawaddy
Chief river of Pakistan and source of the name of India. Indus
Rises in Syria from springs near Mount Hermon. Flows through the Sea of Galilee, and into the Dead Sea. forms a boundary with the West Bank and northern Israel. Jordan
flows a in a generally south-to-north direction from its headwaters in Burundi to the Mediterranean Sea Nile
Africa's second-longest river. a section of Seven cataracts near Kisangani, marks the beginning of this river. Congo
rises in eastern Angola, passes through Zambia, flows along the borders of Namibia, Botswana, and Zimbabwe. Zambezi
The Cabora Bassa and Kariba Dams form large lakes on this river. Victoria Falls are found on it. Zambezi
The medieval Mali and Songhai Empires were centered on this river. It is Africa's 3rd longest. Niger
in "The Elephant's Child" referred to as "the great grey-green, greasy...river, all set about with fever-trees". Rises as the Crocodile River Limpopo
Flows from central Angola, through Namibia's Caprivi Strip, and into the Kalahari Desert of Botswana where it terminates in a massive inland swamp Okavango
Created by: jaredlovering