Himalayas Facts: Lesson for Kids


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The Himalayas were built by the movement of Earth. A fancy term for the movement that caused the mountains to rise is?

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1. The Himalayas are the 'source' for many rivers. What does that mean?

2. What is the name of the highest mountain in the Himalayas?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Himalayas are one of the largest and most significant mountain ranges on Earth, and you can test your understanding of them by answering the questions you can find in this online quiz and worksheet. Each of these questions will go over information on the geology, geography and history of the Himalayas.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Answer these questions to see what you know about:

  • How the Himalayas formed
  • The Himalayas and rivers
  • The highest mountain in the Himalayas
  • The Yeti

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - use this quiz and worksheet to test your recollection of the basic facts about the Himalayas
  • Reading comprehension - see how well you understand the ways in which mountain ranges like the Himalayas form
  • Knowledge application - using your knowledge about the Himalayas, pick out the correct Himalaya fact from our multiple-choice questions

Additional Learning

For more information about the Himalayas, read the associated lesson called Himalayas Facts: Lesson for Kids. This lesson contains facts about:

  • The characteristics of the Himalayas
  • The geography of the Himalayas
  • Plants and animals in the Himalayas
  • Himalayas mythology