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Oxbow lake: Quiz


Question 1: Kanwar Lake Bird Sanctuary ,________ contains rare and endagered migratory birds and is one of the Asia largest ox-bow lake.
Lok SabhaIndia and the Non-Aligned MovementResearch and Analysis WingIndia

Question 2: The largest oxbow lake in North America, Lake Chicot (located near Lake Village, Arkansas), was originally part of the ________.
IowaMississippi RiverMinnesotaLouisiana

Question 3: This occurred notably on the upper ________ in Germany in the nineteenth century.
Kinzig (Rhine)LahnMoselle (river)Rhine

Question 4: In the vicinity of a ________ bend, deposition occurs on the convex bank (the bank with the smaller radius).
RiverEstuaryDrainage basinStream

Question 5: There is a pressure gradient toward the convex bank which provides the ________ necessary for each parcel of water to follow its curved path.
Centripetal forceKinematicsCentrifugal force (rotating reference frame)Fictitious force

Question 6: Cuckmere Haven in Sussex, ________ contains a widely meandering river with many oxbow lakes, often referred to in physical geography textbooks.
WalesUnited KingdomEnglandScotland

Question 7: An oxbow lake is a U-shaped body of water formed when a wide ________ from the main stem of a river is cut off to create a lake.
ValleyMeanderDrainage basinAvulsion (river)

Question 8: However, the secondary flow of the ________ across the floor of the bowl is inward toward the center.
Drag (physics)Navier–Stokes equationsBoundary layerFluid mechanics

Question 9: The Reelfoot Lake in west Tennessee is an oxbow lake formed when the ________ changed course following the New Madrid Earthquake of 1811–1812.
IowaLouisianaMississippi RiverMinnesota

Question 10: When a river reaches a low-lying plain, often in its final course to the sea or a ________, it meanders widely.
Endorheic basinLakeGreat LakesVolcano

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