What Are Floods? - Causes, Types & Prevention - Quiz & Worksheet


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What is the main difference between floods and flash floods?

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1. Which is a source of floods?

2. Which correctly defines flood channels?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will test you on the characteristics of floods and the different ways floods occur. Quiz questions cover topics such as channels, storm surges and sources of flooding.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will quiz you on:

  • How flash floods differ from floods
  • The meaning of flood channels
  • Characteristics of floods
  • The definition of storm surge

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as floods and flash floods
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as storm surge and flood channels
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about activities that create floods

Additional Learning

To learn additional information on floods, look at the complementary video lesson called What Are Floods? - Causes, Types & Prevention. The lesson covers the following topics:

  • Examples of floods
  • Dikes and levees
  • Ways to prevent floods
  • The benefits and destruction that come with floods