Mountains Quiz

 

Cick on the radio button next to the correct answer to the question.

1. Places that are higher than other places around them, that taper and have a peak are called

Mountains

Plateaus

Plains

2. A group of mountains that is close together is called a mountain

peak

plateau

range

3. These mountains are the result of a great amount of melted rock pushing its way up under the earth

Dome

Fault

Fold

Volcanic

4. These mountains form when faults or cracks in the earth's crust force some materials or blocks of rock up and others down

Dome

Fault

Fold

Volcanic

5. These mountains are formed from the vast amounts of lava that have hardened after spurting out of a volcano.

Dome

Fault

Fold

Volcanic

6. These mountains are formed as layers of the earth react to forces pushing in on either side, much as a piece of paper folds when pushed together

Dome

Fault

Fold

Volcanic

7. Depending on what side of a mountain the wind blows on from the ocean can affect the precipitation of an area

True

False

 

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