Rivers of the World General Knowledge One Liner MCQs 5

  • Victoria Falls is located on the Zambezi River (Northern Rhodesia), the fourth largest river in Africa, which is also defining the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe.
  • Deccan Plateau is in Asia. The Deccan Plateau is a large plateau in India which covers most of the southern part of the country. It is between three mountain ranges and extends over eight Indian states; in particular the states of Telangana, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu are on this plateau.
  • Asia is the largest continent and covers about 1/3 of the world’s total land area.
  • Both the highest and lowest points on the earth are found in Asia.
  • The lowest point of Asia is Dead Sea which is about 397 meter below sea level.
  • Dead sea lying b/w Israel and Jordan.
  • Asia Minor is a geographical expression, a part to Turkey.
  • The world’s longest river, the Nile is located in Africa.
  • Africa is also known as Dark Continent.
  • Highest point of South America is Mount Aconcagua (Argentina) and lowest point is Valdes Peninsula (Argentina).
  • Highest Point of North America is Mount Mckinley and the lowest point is Death Valley (California, USA).
  • Highest point of Africa is Kibo, a peak of Kilimanjaro (Tanzania) and lowest point is Lake Assal (Djibouti).
  • Highest point of Europe is Mount El’brus and the lowest point is Caspian Sea.
  • Highest point in Antarctica is Vinson Massif.
  • Highest point in Australia is Mount Kosciusko (New South Wales) and the lowest point is Lake Eyre (South Australia).
  • The lowest point of the North America is the Death Valley located in California.
  • Danube River flows in Austria.
  • Victoria River is the chief source of River Nile.
  • Dardanelles connects black Sea and Mediterranean.
  • Black sea is so called because a dense fog prevails there in winter.
  • The river Jordan flows out into the Dead sea
  • River Mekong flows in Vietnam.
  • River Thames flows in Southern England.
  • River boat Gondola is used in Italy’s city Venice.
  • Hydespes River is now called the Jhelum River.
  • The length of Panama Canal is 50072 miles.
  • At the equator, the equation of the day is 12 hours.
  • Meridan means mid-day.
  • Shale is not a metamorphic rock.

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