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Question 1: Thus, air temperature decreases with an increase in altitude at a general rate, called the ________, of 5.5°C per 1,000 m (3°F per 3,000 ft).
Lapse rateLifted condensation levelFree convective layerConvective available potential energy

Question 2: Some isolated mountains were produced by volcanoes, including many apparently small ________ that reach a great height above the ocean floor.
Coral reefVolcanic arcIslandIsthmus

Question 3: Nilkantha (mountain), 6,597 metres (21,644 ft), ________, India.
Deccan PlateauHindu KushWestern GhatsHimalayas

Question 4: Mountains are generally less preferable for human habitation than lowlands; the weather is often harsher, and there is little level ground suitable for ________.
Intensive farmingSustainable agricultureAgricultureOrganic farming

Question 5: Tangkuban Parahu mountain in ________, West Java, indonesia

Question 6: ________, the highest mountain in England & Wales (UK)
Ben NevisSnowdonGlyder FawrCarnedd Llewelyn

Question 7: Many mountains and mountain ranges throughout the world have been left in their natural state, and are today primarily used for recreation, while others are used for logging, mining, ________, or see little use.

Question 8: Finsteraarhorn, 4,274 metres (14,022 ft), ________, Switzerland.
Bernese AlpsAletsch GlacierJungfrau-Aletsch Protected AreaSwiss Alps

Question 9: A mountain is usually produced by the movement of ________ plates, either orogenic movement or epeirogenic movement.
Plate tectonicsEarthLithosphereCrust (geology)

Question 10: They are consequently subject to glaciation, and ________ through frost action.
River deltaMouth barErosionDune


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