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The Ultimate World's Five Highest Waterfalls Quiz
by Staff
The five highest waterfalls in the world are an impressive group, ranging in height from a low of 2,937 feet (895.4 meters) to a high of 3,212 feet (979 meters). You may have trouble visiting them ,however, as most are in very remote locations. Learn more about these natural wonders by taking our quiz.

In which of the United States are the American Falls located?

  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico

In which part of the world are four out of five of the highest waterfalls located?

  • Antarctica
  • Oceana
  • the Americas

In which Scandinavian country are some of the highest waterfalls in the world located?

  • Greece
  • Norway
  • Spain

Yumbilla Falls in _____ is located in the Amazon region of the country.

  • Peru
  • Argentina
  • Uruguay

Which Peruvian organization claims the highest height for Yumbilla falls?

  • the National Geographical Organization
  • the National Geographical Association
  • the National Geographical Institute

Which waterfall used to be considered Peru's highest waterfall?

  • Gocta Falls
  • Gotkes Falls
  • Gucci Falls

In which of the United States is the fourth highest waterfall in the world located?

  • North Dakota
  • Hawaii
  • Alaska

Which unique quality characterizes Olo'upena Falls in Hawaii?

  • It has two sections.
  • It doesn't have much water.
  • It is located in a desert oasis.

_____ is the location of the second and third highest waterfalls in the United States.

  • Montana
  • Washington
  • Hawaii

Which Peruvian waterfall is the third highest waterfall in the world?

  • Two Brothers Falls
  • Three Sisters Falls
  • Four Mothers Falls

How did Three Sisters Falls in Peru get its name?

  • It has three separate tiers
  • It has three trees at its peak.
  • It is surrounded by three mountains.

How high are the trees in the forests around the Three Sisters Falls in Peru?

  • up to 100 feet (30.5 meters)
  • up to 125 feet (38.1meters)
  • up to 150 feet (45.7 meters)

Tugela Falls in South Africa, the second highest waterfall in the world, has _____ tiers.

  • three
  • four
  • five

What distinguishes Angel Falls, located in the Bolivar province of Venezuela?

  • It is the highest waterfall in the world.
  • It has the single highest plunge in the world.
  • both of the above

What was the nationality of the aviator who "discovered" Angel Falls in 1933?

  • Mexican
  • Canadian
  • American