WONDER #1047: How Are Mountains Made?

Question 1 of 3

Which of the following is a way that mountains can form?

  1. tectonic plates colliding
  2. volcanic activity
  3. erosion
  4. all of the above

Question 2 of 3

What mountain range was formed when the tectonic plates underneath India and Asia collided over 25 million years ago?

  1. Himalayas
  2. Rocky Mountains
  3. Sierra Nevada Mountains
  4. Andes

Question 3 of 3

Mountains are sometimes formed by volcanic activity when what material gets pushed toward Earth’s surface?

  1. tectonic
  2. magma
  3. plateau
  4. fault

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