Major European Mountain Ranges


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Use the clues to name the mountain range:

Found in Italy. An earthquake in the range in 1980 killed 4800 people.

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Use the clues to name the mountain range:

A popular tourist destination in Europe with 120 million people visiting each year. Tallest mountain is Mont Blanc.

2. Which is true of the Pyrenees Mountains?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz and its attached worksheet to find out what you remember about the mountain ranges of Europe. Answer questions about the different mountain ranges throughout Europe.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this set of questions you'll assess your knowledge and understanding of:

  • The major mountain ranges of Europe
  • Characteristics of the Pyrenees Mountains
  • The Carpathian Mountains
  • Mont Blanc
  • A mountain range that had an earthquake in 1980

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to identify different mountain ranges from the description of their location and characteristics
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately identify main phrases from their descriptions, such as a group of geographically related mountains
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about major characteristics of the Pyrenees and Carpathian mountains

Additional Learning

Learn more about these major geologic features by reviewing the lesson titled Major European Mountain Ranges. Topics covered will include:

  • Mountain ranges of Italy
  • Different materials in European mountains
  • The effect of Europe's mountains on biodiversity