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Water and rivers

River landforms - Test

1.

Rivers are usually divided into how many courses?

2.

V-shaped valleys, interlocking spurs and waterfalls are usually found in which part of a river?

3.

Which one of these features do you associate with the lower course of a river?

4.

What is formed where a river in its upper course winds around hard rock forming a series of tapering ridges?

5.

When a river runs over alternating layers of hard and soft rock what is created?

6.

What features are created when a river erodes laterally creating large sweeping bends in the river channel?

7.

When alluvium (silt) builds up on the banks of a river, what are formed?

8.

Which of these is NOT a type of river delta?