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1. What is 'lag time'?

  • Difference between the rising limb and the falling limb
  • The time from when rainfall starts to when it ends
  • The time between peak rainfall & peak discharge
  • The time taken for the discharge to go back to base flow level
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2. On which river was the 3 Gorges Dam?

  • Portualio
  • Yi
  • Yangtze
  • Thames

3. What type of flow occurs around the meanders of a river?

  • Reduced Flow
  • Turbulent Flow
  • Helicoidal Flow
  • Slow Flow

4. Which of these is a negative social impact of the 3 Gorges Dam?

  • Costed £25 billion
  • Amount of sediment deposited fell by over 50%
  • 1.2 Million people resettled
  • Increased likelihood of landslides

5. The bouncing movement of rocks along the river bed is known as what?

  • Solution
  • Traction
  • Saltation
  • Suspension

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