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Author: LBeth
No. Questions: 10
Created: Jul 2, 2014
Last Modified: 11 months ago

Meandering River

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Meandering River
Grade 10 Oceanography and Hydrology
A.
Point A is a(n)                .
  1. dune
  2. oxbow
  3. point bar
  4. cut bank
Grade 10 Oceanography and Hydrology
B.
Point C is a(n)                .
  1. dune
  2. oxbow
  3. point bar
  4. cut bank
Grade 10 Oceanography and Hydrology
C.
The rate of sediment deposition occurs
  1. less at point B than point C.
  2. more at point A than point D.
  3. more at point C than point A.
  4. the same at points B and D.
Grade 10 Oceanography and Hydrology
E.
The water depth at B is less than C because the water velocity at B is
  1. slower than C, resulting in erosion.
  2. faster than C, resulting in erosion.
  3. slower than C, resulting in deposition.
  4. faster than C, resulting in deposition.
Grade 10 Oceanography and Hydrology
F.
Deposition should be greatest at points
  1. A and B.
  2. B and C.
  3. C and D.
  4. D and A.
Grade 10 Oceanography and Hydrology
G.
The thalweg under D is located
  1. directly under D.
  2. slightly to the left of D.
  3. slightly to the right of D.
  4. both to the left and right of D.
Grade 10 Oceanography and Hydrology