River Decoder

Solve the short clues for each river. Then, combine the first letters of each of the answers to find a related river.
Longest refers to the length of the river as defined by Wikipedia
Largest refers to the discharge rate of the river as defined by Wikipedia
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Last updated: March 7, 2019
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Africa
RIVER:
Congo
C
Largest river that flows into Lake Chad
Chari
O
The longest river in South Africa
Orange
N
River composed of White and Blue tributaries
Nile
G
Flows through the entirety of a West African country
Gambia
O
Only permanent river that flows into the Kalahari desert
Okavango
 
 
 
Europe
RIVER:
Severn
S
River that flows through the city of lights
Seine
E
River that flows through Dresden and Hamburg
Elbe
V
The longest river in Europe
Volga
E
Second longest river on the Iberian Peninsula
Ebro
R
The longest river in Germany
Rhine
N
River that flows through St. Petersburg
Neva
 
 
 
 
 
 
Asia
RIVER:
Yangtze
Y
Second longest river in China
Yellow
A
The longest river on Russia's eastern seaboard
Amur
N
The longest river that passes through Daegu and Busan
Nakdong
G
Spiritual river with most populous river basin in the world
Ganges
T
Easternmost of the great rivers of Mesopotamia
Tigris
Z
Largest tributary to Amu Darya
Zeravshan
E
Westernmost of the great rivers of Mesopotamia
Euphrates
Oceania
RIVER:
Malas
M
The longest river in Australia
Murray
A
Named after a New Guinean tribe famed for "Mudmen"
Asaro
L
Fourth longest river in Australia
Lachlan
A
The longest river in Cook Islands
Avana
S
The longest river in Papua New Guinea
Sepik
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
South America
RIVER:
Amazon
A
The fourth longest river in Venezuela
Apure
M
Forms the border between French Guiana and Suriname
Maroni
A
Forms part of the border between Colombia and Venezuela
Arauca
Z
Largest tributary to Catatumbo River
Zulia
O
Second largest river in South America, fourth in the world
Orinoco
N
River that flows past Chillan, Chile
Nuble
 
 
 
North America
RIVER:
Columbia
C
River whose source can be found in the Rockies
Colorado
O
Second largest river in the United States
Ohio
L
The college of the Mountain Hawks is named after this river
Lehigh
U
Defines the border between Chiapas and Guatemala
Usumacinta
M
The longest river in North America
Mississippi
B
Flows past Baylor University's campus
Brazos
I
Connected to Lake Michigan through Chicago Drainage Canal
Illinois
A
River that passes through Little Rock
Arkansas
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Level 62
Jun 24, 2019
Great Quiz. Isn’t the Danube the longest in Germany though?
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Level 75
Jun 25, 2019
A longer section of the Rhine is in Germany (including its border) than of the Danube. Although you are correct, the Danube is longer overall.
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Level 54
Apr 11, 2021
well I got usumacinta so I'm happy with that, good quiz!