KS3 Rivers (Meanders, Oxbow Lakes and water cycle)
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  • Question 1
    20 seconds
    Q. What landform can you see in the picture?
    answer choices
    Floodplain
    Delta
    Waterfall
    Oxbow lake
  • Question 2
    20 seconds
    Q. "When rocks scrape along the river bank and bed" is what type of erosion?
    answer choices
    Attrition
    Abrasion
    Solution
    Hydraulic Action
  • Question 3
    20 seconds
    Q.

    Which letter has a higher velocity?

    answer choices

    A

    B

  • Question 4
    20 seconds
    Q.

    Which letter is there more deposition occurring?

    answer choices

    A

    B

  • Question 5
    20 seconds
    Q.

    Which letter has the lowest velocity?

    answer choices

    A

    B

  • Question 6
    20 seconds
    Q.

    Which letter has the most erosion occurring?

    answer choices

    A

    B

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What would the river channel look like from B to B'

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  • Question 8
    20 seconds
    Q.

    What would the river channel look like from C to C'

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  • Question 9
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    Q.

    When a waterfall recedes what feature is left behind?

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    Rock pool

    Meander

    Gorge

    River beach

  • Question 10
    20 seconds
    Q.

    Give two reasons why meanders get cut off from the river to form Oxbow Lakes

    answer choices

    Because they are man made.

    When rivers flood the water can cut across two meanders and create a new channel

    There are bands of soft rock which get eroded

    Once the meanders are cut off deposition occurs to accelerate the formation of the oxbow lake

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What do we call the beginning of a river?

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    Mouth

    Start

    Erosion

    Source

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What do we call the place where two rivers join?

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    Meander

    Tributary

    Confluence

    River Banks

  • Question 13
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    Q.

    What does the word 'erosion' mean?

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    It is the break up and disintegration of rocks or soils

    It is build up of rocks or soil

  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What is sediment?

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    Small bits of rock, soil or sand found in a river

    It is part of the water cycle

    It is a type of rain

  • Question 15
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    Q.

    Put these words in the correct order for the water cycle

    answer choices

    Condensation, evaporation, precipitation, overland flow

    Evaporation, condensation, precipitation, overland flow

    Overland flow, precipitation, condensation, evaporation

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