World Geography MCQ Set-4
River System in the World MCQ GK for competitive examinations in India such as UPSC CSE, APPSC, APSC, MPSC, MPPSC, JPSC, HPPSC, PPSC, HPSC, UPPSC, TNPSC, SSC, NDA and various other recruitment examinations conducted by Union Government of India, State Governments and Public Sector Undertakings in India.
Q.1 The longest river in the world is:
D. Yellow river
Answer: B. Nile
Q.2 Shortest river the world is:
A. Roe river
B. Reprura river
C. Aril river
D. Comal river
Answer: A. Roe river
Note: The Roe River runs from Giant Springs to the Missouri River near Great Falls, Montana, United States. The Roe River is only 201 feet (61 m) long.
Q.3 Which of the following river crosses equator for two times?
Answer: A. Zaire
Note: The Congo River, formerly also known as the Zaire River, is the second longest river in Africa, shorter only than the Nile, as well as the second largest river in the world by discharge volume. It is the only largest river in the world that crosses equator for two times.
Q.4 The longest river of Asian continent is:
Answer: A. Yangtze
Q.5 Which of the following facts is not true about river Nile?
A. The river flows to the red sea
B. It is the longest river in the world
C. It originates from Uganda and South Sudan
D. It is in African continent
Answer: A. The river flows to the red sea
Note: Nile river flows to the Mediterranean Sea.
Q.6 Which of the following is the Longest River of North America?
D. None of these
Answer: A. Missouri-Missisipi
Q.7 The smallest river island in the world is:
Answer: B. Umananda
Note: Umananda island or the peacock island located at the heart of river Brahmaputra in India is the smallest inhabitable river island in the world.
Q.8 The largest river island in the world is:
Answer: A. Majuli
Note: Majuli is located at the heart of river Brahmaputra in India and it is the largest river island in the world.
Q.9 The deepest river in the world is:
A. Congo river
C. Amazon river
Answer: A. Congo river
Note: The Congo river, also known as Zaire formerly is the deepest river in the world and it has recorded depth of 720 feet.
Q.10 Which of the following country doesn’t have any river?
A. The Vatican
Answer: A. The Vatican
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