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Question 1: The Roman chronicler ________ however mentions the fact that the rebellious Batavi pierced dikes to flood their land and to protect their retreat (AD 70).
TacitusVespasianRoman EmpireDomitian

Question 2: The Weir Dike is a soak dike in Bourne North Fen, near Twenty and alongside the River Glen, ________.
Lincoln, LincolnshireNorthamptonshireLincolnshireGrimsby

Question 3: Natural levees are especially noted on the Yellow River in ________ near the sea where oceangoing ships appear to sail high above the plain on the elevated river.
Province (China)Religion in ChinaTime in ChinaChina

Question 4: One such levee extends southwards from Pine Bluff, ________ for a distance of some 380 miles (611 km).
MissouriGeorgia (U.S. state)AlabamaArkansas

Question 5: Jan 3, 1976 - A dike failed on the Vliet, a tributuary of the Rupel in ________.
United KingdomDenmarkBelgiumSpain

Question 6: They comprise over 3,500 miles (5,600 km) of levees extending some 1,000 miles (1,600 km) along the Mississippi, stretching from Cape Girardeau, Missouri to the ________.
Jackson, MississippiGreenwood, MississippiMississippi DeltaYazoo City, Mississippi

Question 7: Jan 2, 1997 - A levee on the west bank of the Feather River collapsed at the northern Sacramento Valley community of Arboga, ________ in Yuba County, killing three people.
Los AngelesSan Jose, CaliforniaCaliforniaSacramento, California

Question 8: Levees are very common on the flatlands bordering the ________ in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia Canada.
Arctic OceanMediterranean SeaAtlantic OceanBay of Fundy

Question 9: A further 307 people were killed by dike breaches in the United Kingdom, in the counties of Lincolnshire, Norfolk, Suffolk and ________.
ThurrockEssexSouthend-on-SeaChelmsford

Question 10: The Mesopotamian civilizations and ________ also built large levee systems.
Timeline of Chinese historyHistory of ChinaHistory of the Republic of ChinaHistory of the People's Republic of China







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