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Volume II, Xmas 2000
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Volume One, October 2000 Volume Two, Xmas 2000
1. Which notorious insect can be associated with a tidal-bore bearing river?

Bettle
Spider
Fly
Woodlice

2. In what year did Lolly Moss become the first woman to surf the Arm?

1996
1997
1998
1999

3. Which of these conditions would produce the largest astronomical tide?

Moon at apogee and zero declination
Moon at perigee and zero declination
Moon at perigee and maximum declination
Sun at perigee and zero declination

4. Name the TV company currently working on 'The Bore Riders' film?

Banana Splits
Hells Angels
Saints
Red Devils

5. Which of these rivers is not part of the fundy drainage?

St Croix
Herbert
Hubert
Salmon

6. On which island is the Batang Lupar tidal bore found?

Borneo
Sarawak
New Guinea
Sri Lanka

7. What is the largest documented size of any tidal bore?

approx 20 feet
approx 30 feet
approx 40 feet
approx 50 feet

8. To which river is the goddess Sabrina associated?

Severn
Solway Firth
Trent
Dee

9. Which of these tidal bores has not been reduced by damming, dredging and land-reclamation?

Seine
Colorado
Petitcodiac
Schubenacadie

10. The county that has suffered greatly from high spring tides and river flood in the Severn Valley in 2000?

Gloucestershire
Norfolk
Humberside
Cumbria


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