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Question 1: The ________ is the world's longest mountain range on the surface of a continent; it is 7,000 kilometres (4,300 mi) in length.
GeographyAndesPhysical geographyGran Chaco

Question 2: Often, a ________ will affect the leeward side of a range.
Precipitation (meteorology)Oceanic climateRain shadowOrographic lift

Question 3: The Himalaya Range contains the highest mountains on the ________'s surface, the highest of which is Mount Everest.
NatureSunEarthMoon

Question 4: This forms the classical geological chain of events, leading to one type of sedimentary rock formation: ________, transportation, deposition and compaction.
River deltaMouth barErosionDune

Question 5: For more information, see ________ and Peakbagger Ranges Home Page.
United StatesAzerbaijanSerbiaList of mountain ranges

Question 6: The ________ is the world's northernmost mountain system and contains the highest point in eastern North America.
Baffin MountainsArctic CordilleraEllesmere IslandInnuitian Mountains

Question 7: For example, the Appalachian Mountains range is the parent of other ranges that comprise it, some of which are the White Mountains and the ________.
Ridge-and-Valley AppalachiansBlue Ridge MountainsTennessee ValleyPiedmont (United States)

Question 8: Individual mountains within the same mountain range do not necessarily have the same geology, though they often do; they may be a mix of different ________, for example volcanoes, uplifted mountains or fold mountains and may, therefore, be of different rock.
Igneous rockPlate tectonicsOrogenyCrust (geology)

Question 9: As the air descends on the leeward side, it warms again (in accordance with the ________) and is drier, having been stripped of much of its moisture.
Lapse rateFree convective layerLifted condensation levelConvective available potential energy

Question 10: A mountain range is a chain of ________ bordered by highlands or separated from other mountains by passes or valleys.
LandformMount EverestLeveeMountain







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