Australian Rivers MCQs with Answer

What is the longest river in Australia?
a) Murray
b) Darling
c) Lachlan
d) Murrumbidgee
Answer: a) Murray

Which river is known as the “Riverina’s Lifeline?
a) Murrumbidgee
b) Murray
c) Clarence
d) Macquarie
Answer: a) Murrumbidgee

The Fitzroy River flows through which Australian state?
a) Queensland
b) New South Wales
c) Western Australia
d) Victoria
Answer: a) Queensland

The Barwon River is a tributary of which major Australian river?
a) Murray
b) Darling
c) Lachlan
d) Yarra
Answer: b) Darling

Which river is the longest entirely within the state of Victoria?
a) Snowy River
b) Goulburn River
c) Yarra River
d) Glenelg River
Answer: b) Goulburn River

The Ord River is located in which Australian state or territory?
a) Western Australia
b) Queensland
c) Northern Territory
d) New South Wales
Answer: a) Western Australia

The Hawkesbury River flows through which major Australian city?
a) Sydney
b) Melbourne
c) Brisbane
d) Adelaide
Answer: a) Sydney

Which river is famous for the annual “Bass Migration” event?
a) Macquarie River
b) Murray River
c) Snowy River
d) Clarence River
Answer: b) Murray River

The Thomson River is a tributary of which major Australian river?
a) Murray
b) Darling
c) Lachlan
d) Cooper Creek
Answer: a) Murray

The Daly River is located in which Australian state or territory?
a) Queensland
b) Western Australia
c) Northern Territory
d) South Australia
Answer: c) Northern Territory

Which river forms part of the border between New South Wales and Victoria?
a) Murray
b) Darling
c) Snowy
d) Lachlan
Answer: a) Murray

The Todd River is associated with which Australian town or city?
a) Adelaide
b) Perth
c) Alice Springs
d) Darwin
Answer: c) Alice Springs

The Gascoyne River is located in which Australian state or territory?
a) Western Australia
b) Queensland
c) Northern Territory
d) South Australia
Answer: a) Western Australia

Which river flows through the Grampians National Park in Victoria?
a) Wimmera River
b) Macquarie River
c) Hopkins River
d) Glenelg River
Answer: a) Wimmera River

The Mann River is a tributary of which major Australian river?
a) Murray
b) Darling
c) Lachlan
d) Clarence
Answer: d) Clarence

The Lachlan River is a major tributary of which Australian river?
a) Darling
b) Murray
c) Macquarie
d) Murrumbidgee
Answer: b) Murray

The Macleay River flows into which body of water?
a) Tasman Sea
b) Coral Sea
c) Indian Ocean
d) Southern Ocean
Answer: a) Tasman Sea

Which river is known for the “Burrinjuck Dam”?
a) Murrumbidgee River
b) Darling River
c) Murray River
d) Snowy River
Answer: a) Murrumbidgee River

The Glenelg River forms part of the border between Victoria and which other state?
a) New South Wales
b) South Australia
c) Queensland
d) Western Australia
Answer: b) South Australia

The Clarence River is the longest river on the North Coast of which Australian state?
a) New South Wales
b) Queensland
c) Victoria
d) South Australia
Answer: a) New South Wales

The Murray-Darling Basin spans multiple Australian states. Which of the following is not one of them?
a) Victoria
b) Tasmania
c) Queensland
d) South Australia
Answer: b) Tasmania

The Mitchell River is a tributary of which major Australian river?
a) Murray
b) Darling
c) Macquarie
d) Murrumbidgee
Answer: b) Darling

The Mary River is located in which Australian state?
a) Queensland
b) Western Australia
c) New South Wales
d) South Australia
Answer: a) Queensland

The Hunter River flows through which major Australian city?
a) Sydney
b) Melbourne
c) Brisbane
d) Adelaide
Answer: a) Sydney

Which river is known for the iconic “Murray Cod” fish species?
a) Murray
b) Darling
c) Lachlan
d) Murrumbidgee
Answer: a) Murray

The Flinders River is the longest river in which Australian state?
a) Queensland
b) Western Australia
c) Northern Territory
d) South Australia
Answer: a) Queensland

The Cooper Creek is a major river in which Australian state or territory?
a) Queensland
b) Western Australia
c) Northern Territory
d) South Australia
Answer: a) Queensland

The Murray River forms part of the border between New South Wales and which other state?
a) Victoria
b) Queensland
c) South Australia
d) Tasmania
Answer: c) South Australia

The Barwon-Darling River is formed by the confluence of the Barwon and which other river?
a) Darling
b) Macquarie
c) Murrumbidgee
d) Lachlan
Answer: b) Macquarie

The Snowy River is a major watercourse in which Australian state?
a) New South Wales
b) Victoria
c) Queensland
d) South Australia
Answer: b) Victoria

The Yarra River flows through which major Australian city?
a) Sydney
b) Melbourne
c) Brisbane
d) Adelaide
Answer: b) Melbourne

Which river is known for the “Coorong” wetlands at its mouth?
a) Murray
b) Darling
c) Onkaparinga
d) Torrens
Answer: a) Murray

The Warrego River is a tributary of which major Australian river?
a) Murray
b) Darling
c) Lachlan
d) Fitzroy
Answer: b) Darling

The Gwydir River is a major tributary of which Australian river?
a) Murray
b) Darling
c) Macquarie
d) Murrumbidgee
Answer: a) Murray

The Murchison River is located in which Australian state?
a) Western Australia
b) Queensland
c) Northern Territory
d) South Australia
Answer: a) Western Australia

The Ord River is dammed by which structure, creating Lake Argyle?
a) Ord River Dam
b) Lake Argyle Dam
c) Kununurra Dam
d) Ivanhoe Dam
Answer: c) Kununurra Dam

The Brisbane River flows through which major Australian city?
a) Sydney
b) Melbourne
c) Brisbane
d) Adelaide
Answer: c) Brisbane

The La Trobe River is a tributary of which major Australian river?
a) Murray
b) Darling
c) Latrobe
d) Macquarie
Answer: a) Murray

The Daly River is known for its rugged landscape and is a popular destination for which outdoor activity?
a) Hiking
b) Fishing
c) Kayaking
d) Bird Watching
Answer: b) Fishing

Which river is associated with the iconic “Gundagai Dog on the Tuckerbox” statue?
a) Murrumbidgee
b) Murray
c) Lachlan
d) Tumut
Answer: a) Murrumbidgee

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