WONDER #2196: How Many Bridges Cross the Amazon River?

Question 1 of 3

While Brazilian scholars believe the Amazon is the world’s longest river, the consensus among scientists in the 20th century was that the longest river was which one?

  1. Mississippi
  2. Ohio
  3. Nile
  4. Danube

Question 2 of 3

Scientists agree that the world’s largest river by volume is the what?

  1. Nile
  2. Amazon
  3. Colorado
  4. Yangtze

Question 3 of 3

Environmentalists don’t want to see bridges over the Amazon for fear that they will lead to development and what else?

  1. photosynthesis
  2. nuclearization
  3. demineralization
  4. deforestation

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