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Flooding occurs when:
a river bursts its banks.
Which of these factors does NOT encourage flooding?
A drainage basin found in an urban area
A drainage basin made of permeable rock
A drainage basin made of impermeable rock
A lack of vegetation or woodland
A river channel surrounded by steep slopes
Which of the following does NOT help to explain the different impacts of flooding between MEDCs and LEDCs?
MEDCs have better flood warning systems.
MEDCs have better access to emergency services.
LEDCs have more rainfall.
LEDCs don't spend as much on flood management.
Which of the following is NOT a hard engineering method of flood protection?
Dams and reservoirs
Flooding can be beneficial because:
it can make the ground more fertile.
it can teach people to swim.
it can destroy homes.
Bangladesh is vulnerable to flooding. Which of the following is NOT a reason why?
Over half of the land is less than 6 m above sea level.
It is an area which suffers from tropical storms.
The houses are built on stilts.