10 most difficult rivers riddlesRivers quiz
Which river flows through Delhi?
The Yamuna river was the historical boundary between Punjab and Uttar Pradesh, and its flood plains provide fertile alluvial soil suitable for agriculture but are prone to recurrent floods. The Yamuna, a sacred river in Hinduism, is the only major river flowing through Delhi.
Which European capital lies on the Dambovita river?
The Dâmbovița is a river in Romania, which passes through Bucharest. The city's folklore refers to the waters of the Dâmbovița as "sweet", "light and clean". However, toward the end of the 18th century, as the population of Bucharest increased, the river ceased to be so clean, hence the need of the aqueducts to bring clean water. The earliest aqueducts with public fountains were built during the rule of Prince Alexander Ypsilantis.
What is the name of the longest river in Russia?
The Lena is the easternmost of the three great Siberian rivers that flow into the Arctic Ocean (the other two being the Ob and the Yenisei). It is the 11th longest river in the world and has the 9th largest catchment area. It is also the 3rd largest river in Asia. It is the largest among the rivers whose catchment is entirely within the Russian territorial boundaries.
What river flows through Madrid?
The river Manzanares, although small and relatively unimportant geographically, has had a great historical importance due to its close relation to the city of Madrid. It also featured in many paintings of the late 18th to early 19th-century painter Francisco de Goya, which show traditionally dressed Madrileños in activities like dancing or having picnics next to the river.
Which river cuts the deepest canyon in Europe and one of the deepest in the world?
The Tara is a river in Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina. It cuts the Tara River Canyon that is 78 kilometers long and has 1,300 meters at its deepest.
What is the third longest river of the North America? (after Mississippi and Missouri)
Yukon, having 1,979 mil (3,185 km), is just 223 miles shorter than Mississippi. Despite its length, there are only four vehicles-carrying bridges across the river.
What is the largest affluent of the Baltic Sea in terms of mean discharge?
Vistula is the longest of the Baltic Sea affluents, but its mean discharge of 1080 m3/s is less than half of Neva (2500 m3/s). Other major Baltic Sea effluents are Daugawa nad Neman (both 678 m3/s).
What type of riverbed presents illustration
Anastomosing streams consist of multiple channels that divide and reconnect and are separated by semi-permanent banks formed of cohesive material, such that they are unlikely to migrate from one channel position to another Rivers with anastomosed reaches include the Magdalena River in Colombia, the upper Columbia River in British Columbia, Canada and the upper Narew River in Poland.
What is the longest river in South Korea?
The Nakdonggang is the longest river in South Korea, and passes through major cities such as Daegu and Busan. It takes its name from its role as the eastern border of the Gaya confederacy during Korea's Three Kingdoms Era.