Quiz: Don't Go Chasing Waterfalls Quiz
Don't Go Chasing Waterfalls Quiz
By: Staff
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About This Quiz

Earth is covered by water, but waterfalls are a rare treat. How much do you know about the world's waterfalls?

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True or False: There is a standard way for scientists to classify waterfalls.
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How do some people classify the various types of waterfalls?
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Which is the world's tallest waterfall?
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Which waterfall has a road that lets you drive behind it?
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What type of waterfall is Niagara Falls?
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In which state did eight people die in 1999 when a landslide struck at a busy waterfall?
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What often happens to the water that plunges from the top of Angel Falls?
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How many falls make up Niagara Falls?
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What type of waterfall might be the most powerful and dangerous?
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Why are the huge Tyssestrengene falls in Norway often dry?
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A glacier is the source for which super-tall waterfall?
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The Iguazu Falls are on the border of Argentina and what other country?
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How many distinct drops make up the Iguazu Falls system?
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How high is the Yosemite waterfall in Yosemite National Park?
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How many subterranean waterfalls are part of the Trummelbach Falls system in Switzerland?
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Victoria Falls, in Zimbabwe, is so loud that you can supposedly hear it from what distance?
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The native name for Victoria Falls is "Mosi oa Tunya," which means what in English?
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What happens to a stream's velocity as it nears a waterfall's edge?
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Where is the Gullfoss waterfall located?
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East of the Rocky Mountains, what is the widest waterfall that has only a single drop?
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In what year did the huge Gocta Cataracts first become known to the wider world?
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What is the widest single drop waterfall on Earth?
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Where is the Denmark cataract?
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How tall is the Denmark Strait cataract?
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The Seven Sisters waterfall in Norway is an example of which kind of waterfall?
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Plunge waterfalls always start from what kind of source?
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Where are the Sutherlands Falls located?
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What's the world record for kayaking over a waterfall?
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