Euro Quiz # 103 - Rivers!

Old May 22nd, 2015, 12:23 PM
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Euro Quiz # 103 - Rivers!

1- Berlin and its surroundings are said to have more inland waterways than any other area of western Europe - name two of the rivers that run through Berlin and one of its lakes?

2- At 645 miles long this river is the longest one on the Iberian Peninsula?

3- This is the second longest river of the Iberian Peninsula?

4- What river is Amsterdam located on? (Well now a canal but still called the XXXXXX River.

5- Three rivers converge at this Bavarian border town - what is the town and what three large rivers converge in it?

6- The Thames above the Iffley Lock in Oggsford is called what name by at least some folks at the University - the famed rowing course is in this stretch of the Thames called the ???

7- This river starts at a glacier with the same name and bifurcates just after what town in Provence, where it enters the Camargue flood plain or whatever they call that swampy area?

8- In the greater Paris area - two main rivers flow into the Seine - what are they?

9- Schengen, Luxembourg is on what famous river? What are two names of this river - one used in Holland and Belgium and the other in France.

10 - This river forms the border between Cornwall and Devon for much of its course (maybe all?)?

Good luck - the one with the most correct gets a one-way trip down the River of No Return!
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Old May 22nd, 2015, 12:30 PM
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1. The Spree is one of them.

10. The Tamar.
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PS - glad to see the quiz back again, Pal. Shame I didn't know more of the answers.
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2. Tagus
4. Amstel
7. Rhone - Arles
8. Marne - Oise
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Old May 22nd, 2015, 12:49 PM
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MaineGG gets the first three - 2, 4 and 7 correct but not # 8 though it was a good guess!

annhig has #10 right of course, being in Cornwall, and 1/3 of #1.
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1. Spree, Havel, Wannsee

5. Passau: Donau, Inn, Ilz
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Old May 22nd, 2015, 02:18 PM
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6. Isis
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Old May 22nd, 2015, 02:25 PM
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9. Mosel, Moselle, Musel, Muezel
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OK - All correct - now for # 3 and # 8

#9 is also called the Meuse in parts of France I believe.
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# 3 Ebro River.

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The Marne flows into the Seine just south of where the Périphérique crosses the Seine.

The Oise flows into the Seine near Conflans-Sainte-Honorine.

Which other main rivers are there in the area?
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The Meuse or Maas is another river.
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2.Joan Rivers

3. Mickey Rivers
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You'll know that the most populaer name for a river in the UK is "Avon" (and that includes the Welsh ones that are "Afon") but do you know what Avon means....River!

So we go on the River River....
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IMd -= quit Muddying the Waters please!
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8. I want to know your answer since mine (Marne & Oise) is apparently incorrect.
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Old May 25th, 2015, 02:07 PM
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Maine- no yours is spot on correct - these are indeed the two main rivers I had in mind so not sure of why there is confusion but I apologize for any - unbeknownest to me - you did more than answer but told exactly where.

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There was also River Phoenix, Doc Rivers and Larry Rivers.
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Old May 26th, 2015, 04:01 AM
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And for IMD - the River of No Return!
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