Other questions in this quiz

2. which of these is NOT an example of erosion?

  • attrition
  • oxidation
  • hydraulic action
  • solution

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

  • floodplains
  • delta
  • levees
  • waterflls

4. Tiny particles such as silt are usually transported:

  • traction
  • suspension
  • saltation
  • solution

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

  • false
  • true





Similar Geography resources:

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