WONDER #1047: How Are Mountains Made?

Question 1 of 3

This Wonder was mostly about...

  1. the tallest mountains in the world.
  2. the difference between a mountain and a volcano.
  3. why the Himalayas are still rising.
  4. how different types of mountains are formed.

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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