Fieldwork quiz

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

1. Which one of these characteristics of the 1st order river is incorrect?

  • Rough grazing; due to sheep raising
  • Thin Soils; allowing quick infiltration
  • Permeable slate
  • Impermeable slate
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2. What improvements can be done to the fieldwork for future students?

  • Identify more stream orders to undergo the testing
  • Use a metal tape measure instead of a plastic tape measure
  • All of the following
  • Collect a greater volume of data from the stream orders

3. what should be included in a sketch of the river?

  • A size scale i.e. 2cm - 4km
  • Compass showing North direction
  • Label showing where the 1st, 2nd and 3rd order rivers consist
  • All of the following
  • Direction of river flow
  • Labels of surrounding places i.e. Keswick

4. Which factor from the Bradshaw model explains why the HR should increase as you go downstream?

  • Channel width (and depth) increases as you go downstream
  • Volume of load carried increases as you go downstream
  • Velocity increases as you go downstream
  • Gradient decreases as you go downstream

5. What conclusion can be drawn if the 90% confidence level is not greater than the spearmans rank value?

  • A null hypothesis must be accepted
  • All of the above
  • The initial hypothesis can be accepted
  • The results are of greater confidence than 90%

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