Mountain: Definition, Formation, Characteristics & Examples


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Which of the following is NOT a defining feature of mountains?

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1. Which of the following does NOT describe the climate of a mountain environment?

2. Which of the following is the tallest mountain on Earth of any kind?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo can help you assess your knowledge of mountains and characteristics they possess. Some of the topics you will be quizzed on include features of different mountains and the climate that surrounds them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and worksheet to review:

  • Mauna Kea
  • Climate of a mountain environment
  • Features of mountains
  • Chimborazo
  • Olympus Mons

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet combo can help you practice the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding mountains
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about features of specific mountains
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the climate in a mountain environment in a different light

Additional Learning

To learn more about mountains, review the corresponding lesson called Mountain: Definition, Formation, Characteristics & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Determine what a mountain is
  • Identify features of different mountains
  • Examine the climate of a mountain environment
  • Describe how mountains form