What are the causes of flooding within drainage basins?

In this lesson we will be learning how a combination of physical and human factors can cause flooding within a drainage basin.

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Q1.Floodplains and levees are typically found in the...

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Q2.Silt is...

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Q3.The thickest and coarsest material is...

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Q4.A floodplain is very fertile because...

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Q5.A levee is...

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Floodplains and levees are typically found in the...

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Q2.Silt is...

2/5

Q3.The thickest and coarsest material is...

3/5

Q4.A floodplain is very fertile because...

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Q5.A levee is...

5/5

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What are the causes of flooding within drainage basins?

Use your learning from your lesson on flooding to complete this short quiz.

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Q1.A physical cause of flooding is...

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Q2.Slate is an example of a...

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Q3.If the ground is saturated, this means that...

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Q4.Tarmac is...

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Q5.Deforestation will mean that the amount of precipitation trapped by interception...

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

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What are the causes of flooding within drainage basins?

Use your learning from your lesson on flooding to complete this short quiz.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.A physical cause of flooding is...

1/5

Q2.Slate is an example of a...

2/5

Q3.If the ground is saturated, this means that...

3/5

Q4.Tarmac is...

4/5

Q5.Deforestation will mean that the amount of precipitation trapped by interception...

5/5

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