Andes Mountains: Facts & Location


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Where are the Andes located?

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1. Through which country do the Andes mountains run its entire length?

2. Why is the southern region of the Andes colder than the northern or central regions?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following worksheet will teach you about the Andes, which runs along the western coast of South America and is the longest mountain range in the world. The interactive quiz in conjunction with the worksheet will test you on topics such as the countries that contain the Andes and the climates of its various regions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Where the Andes are located
  • The climates of the northern, southern, and central regions
  • The inhabitance of the Valley of the Volcanoes
  • How tourism hurts the Andes

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the Andes Mountains
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the differences in climate of the northern, southern, and central regions
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what countries the Andes runs along

Additional Learning

To learn more about the mountain range on the western coast of South America, review the corresponding lesson on Andes Mountains facts. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identifies where the Andes are located
  • Examines the climates of the various regions of the Andes
  • Discusses the animals and the people that live along the range
  • Explores the dangers of the Andes, as well as the dangers facing it