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2. Which section of a river usually has the steepest gradient?

  • upper couse
  • none of the above
  • lower couse
  • middle course

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

  • false
  • true

4. When alluvium (silt) builds up on the banks of a river, what are formed?

  • floodplains
  • levees
  • waterflls
  • delta

5. V-shaped valleys, interlocking spurs and waterfalls are usually found in which part of a river?

  • lower course
  • lower middle course
  • upper course
  • upper middle course





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