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2. What is the defination of a drainage basin?

  • An area which water flows like a whirlpool down through the land
  • An area from which a river gets its water
  • The volume of water passing a given point in a river at any moment

3. What calculation can you work out river discharge with?

  • river mean velocity / cross sectional area
  • cross sectional area x river mean velocity
  • cross sectional area / river mean velocity

4. What is the name of the graph that shows what water level in river will do over time?

  • Pasigraph
  • Hydrograph
  • Seismograph

5. What is the defination of through flow?

  • Volume of water reaching the river through the soil and the underlying rock layers
  • discharge caused by a period of rainfall
  • volume of water reaching the river from surface run off

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