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Mountain Types (Grade 9)

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Mountain Types

1. 
A type of mountain formed when magma collects beneath an overlying rock layer, forcing the layer upward into a blister-like structure is known as a                     .
  1. domed mountain
  2. fault-block mountain
  3. volcanic mountain
  4. syncline mountain
 
2. 
A type of mountain formed when rocks on one side of a fault are forced upward and the rocks on the other side are forced downward is a                     .
  1. domed mountain
  2. fault-block mountain
  3. volcanic mountain
  4. syncline mountain
3. 
Which of the following types of mountains is formed when the edges of two adjacent rock layers are pushed violently together, causing the layers to buckle like a wrinkled rug?
  1. domed mountains
  2. fault-block mountains
  3. folded mountains
  4. volcanic mountains
 
4. 
An arch-like structure formed when rocks are folded upwards is                  .
  1. an anticline
  2. a domed mountain
  3. an syncline
  4. a folded mountain
5. 
The trough-like structure formed when rocks are folded downward is                       .
  1. an anticline
  2. a fault-block mountain
  3. a syncline
  4. a domed mountain
 
6. 
The Appalachian Mountains are an example of
  1. fault block mountains
  2. domed mountains
  3. folded mountains
  4. volcanic mountains
  5. combination or complex mountains
7. 
Mt. Ararat is an example of
  1. fault block mountains
  2. domed mountains
  3. folded mountains
  4. volcanic mountains
  5. combination or complex mountains
 
8. 
The Grand Teton Mountains of Wyoming are an example of
  1. fault block mountains
  2. domed mountains
  3. folded mountains
  4. volcanic mountains
  5. combination or complex mountains
9. 
The Black Hills of South Dakota are an example of
  1. fault block mountains
  2. domed mountains
  3. folded mountains
  4. volcanic mountains
  5. combination or complex mountains
 
10. 
The Catskill Mountains of New York are plateau mountains. Which of the following is primarily responsible for plateau mountain morphology?
  1. uplift
  2. erosion
  3. magma
  4. fracture
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