A Quiz About Rivers: Trivia!

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A Quiz About Rivers: Trivia!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Erosion is layers of bits of rock, sand, and plants that fall to the bottom of the river bed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    A deep, steep river valley is called ____
    • A. 

      A watershed

    • B. 

      A flood plain

    • C. 

      A river valley

    • D. 

      A canyon

  • 3. 
    The MacKenzie River is mainly used to transport lumber and other goods.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    This river was important for gold prospectors. 
    • A. 

      Athabasca River

    • B. 

      Fraser River

    • C. 

      St. Lawrence River

    • D. 

      St. John River

  • 5. 
    An area of low land, that water flows into is called _____
    • A. 

      A basin

    • B. 

      A canyon

    • C. 

      A watershed

    • D. 

      A flood plain

  • 6. 
    The river mouth is another name for the start of the river.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    An area of land that drains water into a particular body of water is called ____
    • A. 

      A water shed

    • B. 

      A tributary

    • C. 

      A delta

    • D. 

      A river valley

  • 8. 
    Which river is NOT mainly used as a source of hydroelectricity?
    • A. 

      South Saskatchewan River

    • B. 

      Churchill River

    • C. 

      Ottawa River

    • D. 

      St. Lawrence River

  • 9. 
    The St. John River was home to early settlers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    What is the correct order of the rivers from SHORTEST to LONGEST?
    • A. 

      St. Lawrence, Fraser, St. John, MacKenzie

    • B. 

      St. John, Fraser, St. Lawrence , MacKenzie

    • C. 

      St. John, St. Lawrence, Fraser, MacKenzie

    • D. 

      Fraser, St. John, MacKenzie, St. Lawrence

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