A Quiz on Water

Mar 29, 2023

Water, Water Everywhere
A quiz on everything to do with water.

The above image of a famous fjord in New Zealand and is the answer to Question 4. Do you know its name?

QUESTIONS

1. The islands of Madeira are found in which ocean?

2. The highest single drop waterfalls in the world are found in which country?)

 

3. The Palk Strait is an inlet of the coast of India and Sri Lanka which connects into which bay?

4. Judged the world’s top travel destination in 2008, what fjord in New Zealand’s South Island is found within the Piopiotahi Marine Reserve and was called the Eigth Wonder of the World by Rudyard Kipling?

5. What is the largest lake by surface area in South America?

6. The River Vantaa is a 101 km river which flows through which capital city?

7. Ironbridge in Shropshire is famous as the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution and its 30 metre (100 foot) long iron bridge over which river?

8. Who played the Waterboy in the 1998 comedy film of the same name?

9. ‘Water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink’ is a line from ‘The Rime of the Ancient Mariner’. Who wrote this famous poem?

10. On average, what percentage of the human body is water?
a. 30%
b. 40%
c. 50%
d. 60%

 

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ANSWERS

1. The islands of Madeira are found in which ocean?
ATLANTIC (North Atlantic – the islands are a region of Portugal and are 400 km north of the Canary Islands)

2. The highest single drop waterfalls in the world are found in which country?
VENEZUELA (Angel Falls)

3. The Palk Strait is an inlet of the coast of India and Sri Lanka which connects into which bay?
BAY OF BENGAL

4. Judged the world’s top travel destination in 2008, what fjord in New Zealand’s South Island is found within the Piopiotahi Marine Reserve and was called the Eigth Wonder of the World by Rudyard Kipling?
MILFORD SOUND

5. What is the largest lake by surface area in South America?
LAKE TITICACA (Found in the Andes mountains between Bolivia and Peru)

6. The River Vantaa is a 101 km river which flows through which capital city?
HELSINKI

7. Ironbridge in Shropshire is famous as the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution and its 30 metre (100 foot) long iron bridge over which river?
THE RIVER SEVERN

8. Who played the Waterboy in the 1998 comedy film of the same name?
ADAM SANDLER

9. ‘Water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink’ is a line from ‘The Rime of the Ancient Mariner’. Who wrote this famous poem?
SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE

10. On average, what percentage of the human body is water?
a. 30%
b. 40%
c. 50%
d. 60%

D. 60%

 

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