Fieldwork quiz

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  • Created by: Aman
  • Created on: 12-05-15 11:09

1. What secondary data was sought out during the fieldwork?

  • Google maps; to show visual images of sections of the river that we didn't look at
  • Previous fieldwork data; to plot scattergraphs to show impact of river over time
  • Webpages; to identify whether any chemicals were present in the river
  • Geographical textbooks; to identify theory behind the results of the fieldwork
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2. What equipment was used in the method?

  • (Plastic) Tape measure
  • Ruler
  • Chain tape measure
  • Spirometer

3. Which one of these characteristics of the Glenderaterra River is incorrect?

  • Interlocking spurs
  • Lots of vegetation
  • Very steep gradient
  • Impermeable slate
  • Thin soils

4. Which of the following should not be done when plotting a scatter graph?

  • Use a scale i.e. 4cm=1m
  • Use a pen to sketch the graph
  • Join the points with a smooth curve
  • Labelling units i.e x=width y=height

5. True or False: "An increase in wetted perimeter means that less water is in contact with the river bed, thus resulting in a greater HR as you go downstream"

  • True
  • False


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