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1. A landform that forms from deposition of sediment carried by a river as the flow leaves its mouth and enters slower-moving or standing water. This occurs where a river enters an ocean, sea, estuary, lake, reservoir, or (more rarely) another river that cannot transport away the supplied sediment.

  1. delta
  2. volcano
  3. flood
  4. channel

2. A piece of land which formed as a result of a river depositing sediment into the sea is called:

  1. A delta
  2. A levee
  3. braiding
  4. An ox bow lake

3. A.............is a body of water that flows from high ground to low ground.

  1. lake
  2. estuary
  3. meander
  4. river

4. As a river begins to lose energy, material carried in suspension is deposited first and the rest of the load is carried farther. Think! Remember graded bedding.

  1. True Statement
  2. False Statement

5. In the lower course mostly...........takes place. This happens because the gradient is low and water flows slowly.

  1. Erosion
  2. Transportation
  3. Deposition
  4. Traction

6. Natural embankments created alongside a river are known as:

  1. Interlocking spurs
  2. Deltas
  3. Levees
  4. Flood plains

7. Rivers are important because they provide

  1. water for municipal use and irrigation
  2. heat to produce electricity

8. Rivers that flow over cliffs are called

  1. waterfalls
  2. valley
  3. riverbed
  4. irrigation

9. Rivers with very fast-flowing and turbulent water.

  1. lake
  2. canal
  3. rapids
  4. creek

10. The area where river water mixes with ocean water is called

  1. tributary
  2. estuary
  3. waterfall
  4. divide

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