River Facts: Lesson for Kids


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What percentage of the earth's water is in rivers?

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1. What type of body of water are rivers?

2. A river is formed when several _____ come together.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will ask you a few short questions about rivers. You'll be asked how rivers are formed, what kind of water they carry, and how much of the world's water is in rivers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will challenge you to:

  • Know how much of the Earth's water is found in rivers
  • Name a river's water type
  • Understand how a river is formed
  • Identify the word's widest river
  • Remember which river is the longest in the world

Skills Practiced

You'll use the following skills:

  • Information recall - remember what you know about the longest and widest rivers in the world
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about rivers to describe how they form
  • Reading comprehension - take away important information from the related river lesson

Additional Learning

Review the lesson called River Facts: Lesson for Kids to learn more. This fun lesson will help you:

  • Define river terms, such as ''current'', ''delta'' and ''deposition''
  • Learn where most rivers start
  • Name types of animals that live in rivers