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1. How can dams cause drought?

  1. By reducing rainfall levels
  2. By reducing water levels downstream
  3. By flooding land behind the dam wall
  4. None of the above

2. How does the UK ensure the population have a continuous supply of water?

  1. By pumping water out of rivers
  2. By desalination of sea water
  3. By recycling water from sewage
  4. By using reservoirs to store water and boreholes to reach the water table

3. How is climate change likely to affect the number of occurrences of drought?

  1. Droughts will reduce
  2. Its unlikely to change to any great amount
  3. Drought will become more common as extreme weather becomes more common
  4. None of the above

4. Period of dry weather longer than normal is known as

  1. Flood
  2. Disaster
  3. Drought
  4. Famine

5. What human factor causes drought in the Sahel?

  1. Rain failure
  2. Overcultivation
  3. Wet and dry seasons
  4. None of the above

6. What is a drought?

  1. A period of highly variable rainfall
  2. When rivers fall below particular levels
  3. A period of below average precipitation in a specific region
  4. When there is no water for human or animal use

7. What natural factor causes drought in the Sahel?

  1. Rain failure
  2. Overcultivation
  3. Overgrazing
  4. None of the above

8. Which is a better response to drought?

  1. Food aid
  2. Development aid
  3. Water aid
  4. None of the above

9. Which of the following human activities can trigger drought?

  1. Deforestation
  2. Urbanisation
  3. Over-fishing
  4. None of the above

10. Which of the following is a primary hazard of drought?

  1. Lack of water
  2. Reduced tourism
  3. Damage to crops
  4. Damage to wildlife

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