The Lower Course Of A River

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The Lower Course Of A River

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In the lower course of a river it has a low volume.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    As a river reaches the end of its journey, energy levels are low.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A ___________ is the area around a river that is covered in times of flood.
  • 4. 
    What is the name for the sediment deposited by rivers?
    • A. 

      Levees

    • B. 

      Alluvium

    • C. 

      Cuspate

    • D. 

      Deltas

  • 5. 
    The alluvium deposits are very fertile, making the mouth of the river a good place for
    • A. 

      Agriculture

    • B. 

      Roads

    • C. 

      Fishing

    • D. 

      Building

  • 6. 
    A build up of alluvium on the banks of a river can create ____________, which raise the river bank. 
  • 7. 
    A __________ is formed when the river deposits its material faster than the sea can remove it.
  • 8. 
    Any moisture that falls from the sky e.g. rain or snow is called _______
  • 9. 
    The start of the river, normally found in mountainous areas is called the _______
  • 10. 
    The ________ is the end of the river, this is normally where a river enters the sea, but it can be where it enters a lake.
  • 11. 
    The ___________ is where two rivers meet.
  • 12. 
    Which type of delta is this?
    • A. 

      Arcuate

    • B. 

      Bird's foot

    • C. 

      Cuspate

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 13. 
    Which type of delta is this?
    • A. 

      Arcuate

    • B. 

      Bird's foot

    • C. 

      Cuspate

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 14. 
    Which type of delta is this?
    • A. 

      Arcuate

    • B. 

      Bird's foot

    • C. 

      Cuspate

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 15. 
    Which type of delta is this?
    • A. 

      Arcuate

    • B. 

      Bird's foot

    • C. 

      Cuspate

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 16. 
    Which type of delta is this?
    • A. 

      Arcuate

    • B. 

      Bird's foot

    • C. 

      Cuspate

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 17. 
    Which type of delta is this?
    • A. 

      Arcuate

    • B. 

      Bird's foot

    • C. 

      Cuspate

    • D. 

      Option 4

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