Test Your Knowledge Of The Landforms Vocabulary

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Test Your Knowledge Of The Landforms Vocabulary

Test your knowledge of the landforms vocabulary.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An area of land surrounded by water on all sides.
    • A. 

      Peninsula

    • B. 

      Isthmus

    • C. 

      Island

    • D. 

      River

  • 2. 
    The wide part of a river's lower end, where it meets the sea.
    • A. 

      Delta

    • B. 

      Strait

    • C. 

      Estuary

    • D. 

      River

  • 3. 
    A large, flat area of land.
    • A. 

      Plateau

    • B. 

      Plain

    • C. 

      Hill

    • D. 

      Foothill

  • 4. 
    A group of mountains.
    • A. 

      Mountain peak

    • B. 

      Hills

    • C. 

      Foothills

    • D. 

      Mountain range

  • 5. 
    A small, flowing body of water, such as a brook, creek, or rivulet.
    • A. 

      River

    • B. 

      Stream

    • C. 

      Inlet

    • D. 

      Sound

  • 6. 
    The land beside an ocean, sea, lake, or river.
    • A. 

      Bay

    • B. 

      Inlet

    • C. 

      Valley

    • D. 

      Shore

  • 7. 
    A part of the large body of salt water that covers most of the earth's surface.
    • A. 

      Hill

    • B. 

      Gulf

    • C. 

      Ocean

    • D. 

      Bay

  • 8. 
    A narrow channel of water between two larger bodies.
    • A. 

      Strait

    • B. 

      Sound

    • C. 

      River

    • D. 

      Ocean

  • 9. 
    A group of islands.
    • A. 

      Peninsula

    • B. 

      Archipelago

    • C. 

      Cape

    • D. 

      Island

  • 10. 
    A deep valley with steep sides.
    • A. 

      Valley

    • B. 

      Mountain

    • C. 

      Stream

    • D. 

      Canyon

  • 11. 
    A river or stream that flows into a larger river or stream, or into a lake.
    • A. 

      Inlet

    • B. 

      River

    • C. 

      Tributary

    • D. 

      Sound

  • 12. 
    A piece of land surrounded on nearly all sides by water. It is usually connected to a larger body of land by a narrow strip of land.
    • A. 

      Isthmus

    • B. 

      Shore

    • C. 

      Cape

    • D. 

      Peninsula

  • 13. 
    The highest part of a mountain.
    • A. 

      Mountain peak

    • B. 

      Mountain range

    • C. 

      River basin

    • D. 

      Plateau

  • 14. 
    A point of land that sticks out into a large body of water.
    • A. 

      Peninsula

    • B. 

      Cape

    • C. 

      Inlet

    • D. 

      Gulf

  • 15. 
    A large natural stream of water that flows toward a lake, ocean, or other larger body of water.
    • A. 

      Stream

    • B. 

      Ocean

    • C. 

      River

    • D. 

      River basin

  • 16. 
    A body of water with land around it but that is open to the sea on one side.
    • A. 

      Gulf

    • B. 

      Bay

    • C. 

      Sound

    • D. 

      Strait

  • 17. 
    A lower hill near the base of a mountain or group of mountains.
    • A. 

      Lake

    • B. 

      Foothill

    • C. 

      Mountain range

    • D. 

      Hills

  • 18. 
    A raised area of land smaller than a mountain.
    • A. 

      Hill

    • B. 

      Mountain range

    • C. 

      Canyon

    • D. 

      Valley

  • 19. 
    A large, standing body of fresh or salt water that is surrounded on all sides by land.
    • A. 

      Tributary

    • B. 

      Stream

    • C. 

      River

    • D. 

      Lake

  • 20. 
    A long area of relatively low elevation, often having a stream bed at the bottom, surrounded by mountains or hills.
    • A. 

      Gulf

    • B. 

      Isthmus

    • C. 

      Strait

    • D. 

      Valley

  • 21. 
    A large area of ocean partly surrounded by land.
    • A. 

      Ocean

    • B. 

      Plateau

    • C. 

      Gulf

    • D. 

      Bay

  • 22. 
    A high, level area of land.
    • A. 

      Plain

    • B. 

      Canyon

    • C. 

      Plateau

    • D. 

      Mountain peak

  • 23. 
    A triangle of sand and soil deposited at the mouth of some large rivers.
    • A. 

      Estuary

    • B. 

      River basin

    • C. 

      Lake

    • D. 

      Delta