Fold Mountains Quiz

True or false? Fold mountains are mountains formed by the folding of the Earth’s crust.

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True or false? Fold mountains form when two tectonic plates collide (a compressional plate margin), this can be where two continental plates move towards each other (collision margin) or a continental and an oceanic plate converge (destructive plate margin). The movement of the two plates forces layers of sedimentary rock upwards into a series of folds. Fold mountains are usually formed from sedimentary rocks and typically found along the edges continents.

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Which of the following is not a human activity typically found in areas of fold mountains?

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Fold Mountains Quiz
Well done! You have a good understanding of this area of geography.

Good try, you could do with revising this area a bit more though.

Oh dear, you definitely need to work on this area.

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