1. What is 'lag time'?
- The time between peak rainfall & peak discharge
- Difference between the rising limb and the falling limb
- The time from when rainfall starts to when it ends
- The time taken for the discharge to go back to base flow level
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2. The vertical movement of water through rocks due to gravity is what...?
3. Which of these is a negative social impact of the 3 Gorges Dam?
- 1.2 Million people resettled
- Amount of sediment deposited fell by over 50%
- Increased likelihood of landslides
- Costed £25 billion
4. Which of these are the correct equation for the 'Hydraulic Radius'?
- Kinetic Energy / Cross sectional area
- Discharge / Precipitation
- Cross sectional area / Wetted perimeter
- Wetter Perimeter / Cross sectional area
5. What type of flow occurs around the meanders of a river?
- Reduced Flow
- Turbulent Flow
- Helicoidal Flow
- Slow Flow