Each question in this quiz is timed.
in the cumbrian floods how much did it cost to repair the damage was it
1 million pounds
10 million pounds
100 million pounds
the most expensive land to buy is in the cbd
how many people live in London?
where are flood plains?
by the sea
on either side of a river
in a map grid reference do you go
along the corridor and up the stairs
up the stairs along the corridor
how are levees made
made by a river depositing the silt
made by animals
made by earthquakes
what is dregging
digging up the mud and stones from the bottom of the river
making rivers wider
making the river deeper by collecting the mud and stones from the bottom of the river
placing flood defences on rivers
levees are found by rivers after they flood
what is hard engineering?
building dams and strong defences along rivers
diverting rivers to other places
moving people away from rivers
making the river more dangerous
putting up metal and concrete blocks on the side of rivers to top it over flowing
what is soft engineering?
doing minimal work on rivers by putting short term defences up like sand bags
sending texts to people who will be flooded to warn them of the flood
how are ox bow lakes formed
river erodes outside of the river forming a neck the neck is then broken through by the river the river then deposits its load and over time the ox bow lake is blocked of by deposition.
when the river dries up and then rains leaving a lake
when the river gets blocked at two points forming an ox bow lake
meanders only happen in the lower course of the river
tributerys are when the river bounces rocks along the bottom of the river
what is hydrolic action?
it is when water forces its way into rocks and brakes them apart when it freezes
it is when rivers rub rocks against the side of the river eroding it away
what is a greenfield site
a site that has already been built on
a site that is green
a site that has not been built on before
a brownfield site has been built on before
what does cbd stand for
central buisness district
central banking district
curry buisness disapointment
correct definition dobby
what is the rural fringe?
the outside area of land outside of the city country side
the inner most part of the city
the area of land just outside of the city center
cbd is where all of the factories used to be before they close down and moved and got turned into shops and new buildings