Significance of Rivers to human Activities
Ways in which a river transports its load
Define the term river. (2mks)
Is a natural flowing stream of water in a channel from upland area towards the low land.
Differentiate between a catchment area and a river divide. (2mks)
A catchment area is an area where a river draws its water while a river divide is a boundary/ridge that separates drainage basins.
State FIVE factors which influence the ability of a river to deposit materials. (5mks)
Describe FOUR ways by which a river transports its load. (8mks)
KCSE Geography Paper 1 2001 Section A Question 5.
(a) What are natural levees?
(b) The diagrams below shows a section of a river. Use it to answer the questions that Follow.
(i) At what stage development is this section of the river?
KCSE Geography Paper 1 2002 Section B Question 7.
The map below shows the physical regions of Kenya. Use it to answer the questions that follow.
a) i) Name the regions marked. X, Y and Z.
ii) Give the major economic importance of each of the lakes marked S and T.
KCSE Geography Paper 1 2002 Section A Question 2.
Use the diagram below to answer question (a)
a) i) What type of a delta is represented by the diagram?
ii) Name the features marked E,F, and G.
b) State two conditions necessary for the formation of a delta.
KCSE Geography Paper 1 2003 Section A Question 1.
a) State TWO factors that influence the rate of erosion by the river in its upper course.
b) (i) Define river rejuvenation
Name two features that result from river rejuvenation
KCSE Geography Paper 1 2004 Section B Question 8.
a) State four factors that determine the amount of surface run off .
b) Describe three ways in which a river transports its load
c) Using a diagrams, describe the following drainage patterns