How are Mountains Formed? - Lesson for Kids


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The Earth's crust is made up of over 50 _____.

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1. The solid rock layer and the crust make up what is known as the _____.

2. Which type of mountain is formed when the magma pushes up through the lithosphere causing the crust to bend up?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet are here to help you see what you know about mountain formation. You will be quizzed on topics like the makeup of the Earth's crust and types of mountains.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

If you look at the quiz and worksheet, you can see how much you know about:

  • Types of mountains
  • What the solid rock layer and the crust combined is called
  • Earth's crust and its makeup

Skills Practiced

If you use the quiz and worksheet, you can practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - pick out the most important information from the lesson on mountain formation
  • Information recall - remember the details you learned about what makes up the Earth's crust
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the different types of mountains

Additional Learning

See what other topics you can learn about with the lesson called How are Mountains Formed? - Lesson for Kids. This lesson was made to help you review more about:

  • Parts of the Earth
  • How mountains form
  • What different types of mountains look like