Archipelago Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts


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What is an archipelago?

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1. Where would you be most likely to find an archipelago?

2. Archipelagos in the ocean are formed by _____ or _____ activity.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo allows you to measure your knowledge of archipelagos. See if you know what they are and what types of features are found in them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz, you'll review what you remember about:

  • The way archipelagos are formed
  • Where archipelagos are found
  • The U.S. state that is actually an archipelago

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure you know the most important information from the archipelago lesson
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about the largest archipelago in the world
  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer questions about what an archipelago is and where they can be found

Additional Learning

If you are confused about anything in this quiz or would like to learn more about this geographic feature, review the lesson titled Archipelago Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts. It helps you understand:

  • The origin of the word 'archipelago'
  • Other ways archipelagos form
  • The number of islands that make up Japan