Other questions in this quiz

2. The term "corassion" refers to:

  • Material such as rocks and stones colliding with each other
  • The process by which rivers grind their load against their bed and banks.
  • The erosion of material from the bed and banks of a river by the water itself.
  • The process by which rivers dissolve soluble minerals

3. The term "traction" refers to the way in which materials in the river's load are bounced along the riverbed.

  • false
  • true

4. The high land which separates one drainage basin from another is called a:

  • watershed
  • mountain
  • drainage system
  • confluence

5. what mostly takes place in the lower course of a river

  • traction
  • transportation
  • deposition
  • erosion


No comments have yet been made

Similar Geography resources:

See all Geography resources »See all Water and rivers resources »