River Landforms - CCEA test questions - CCEA

1

Which course of a river is associated with wide flat-bottomed valleys, floodplains and deltas?

2

Which feature is created as a waterfall retreats?

3

How many courses are rivers usually divided into?

4

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

5

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

6

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

7

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

8

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

9

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

10

Levees are formed due to...