Landforms, Climates & Ecosystems of the Earth: Patterns & Characteristics


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Which of the following landforms is not defined as a major type of landform?

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1. What type of feature would the Grand Canyon be classified under?

2. The Mariana Trench is a type of which landform?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo allows you to measure your understanding of the landforms of Earth. You will be asked to identify different landforms and a process that affects Earth's climate.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz you'll assess your knowledge of:

  • The type of landform that the Mariana Trench is
  • A factor that has the largest impact on climate zones
  • The major types of landforms on Earth

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately identify main terms, such a thing that is described by the combination of climate, geography and life forms in an area of the Earth
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the single most important factor in determining the climate of an area
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about different types of landforms

Additional Learning

If you would like to learn more about this aspect of planet Earth, review the lesson titled Landforms, Climates & Ecosystems of the Earth: Patterns & Characteristics. It will explain:

  • The effect of plate tectonics on a landscape
  • How rain shadows are formed over an area
  • The highest landform on Earth