Factors affecting flood risk and hydrographs

True or false? A flood occurs when water can no longer be contained within a river channel. The risk of flood can be increased by human and physical factors.

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Which of the following is not a physical factor that can increase the risk of flooding?

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Which of the following is not a human factor that can increase the risk of flooding?

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What is a hydrograph?

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Which of the following hydrographs is most likely to result in flooding?

The storm hydrograph after urbanisation
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The normal day to day discharge of the river and is the consequence of groundwater seeping into the river channel is known as what?

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An area with a hydrograph that is described as being 'flashy' is most likely to what?

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What is bankfull discharge?

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True or false? Deforestation can lead to flooding.

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What is the period of time between the peak rainfall and peak discharge on a hydrograph?

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Factors affecting flood risk and hydrographs
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