How Much Do You Know About Palaeogeography?

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How Much Do You Know About Palaeogeography?

Palaeogeography (or paleogeography) is the study of historical geography, generally physical landscapes. Palaeogeography can also include the study of human or cultural environments. When the focus is specifically on the study of landforms, the term paleogeomorphology is sometimes used instead.


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  • 1. 
    Palaeogeography is the study of historical ....?
    • A. 

      Geography

    • B. 

      Literature

    • C. 

      Mathematics

    • D. 

      Languages

  • 2. 
    Palaeogeography can also include the study of human or cultural ....?
    • A. 

      Behaviours

    • B. 

      Environments

    • C. 

      ActivitIes

    • D. 

      Languages

  • 3. 
    It has how many spellings?
    • A. 

      Two

    • B. 

      One

    • C. 

      Four

    • D. 

      Three

  • 4. 
    The past positions of the continents can be determined by using how many major lines of evidence?
    • A. 

      Two

    • B. 

      Four

    • C. 

      Five

    • D. 

      Six

  • 5. 
    The study of paleogeography has how many principal goals?
    • A. 

      Two

    • B. 

      One

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

  • 6. 
    Consequently, continents are made up of very old rocks, some dating back over .....?
    • A. 

      4 billion years

    • B. 

      5 billion years

    • C. 

      6 million years

    • D. 

      2 billion years

  • 7. 
    The amount of continental lithosphere has probably changed very little during the last how many years?
    • A. 

      2.6 billions years

    • B. 

      4.5 billion years

    • C. 

      5 billion years

    • D. 

      1.6 billion years

  • 8. 
    The amount of continental lithosphere has probably changed very little during the last 2.6 billion years—possibly increasing how many percents?
    • A. 

      15 to 20 percent

    • B. 

      8 to 12 percent

    • C. 

      4 to 5 percent

    • D. 

      10 to 15 percent

  • 9. 
    The shape of the modern coastlines is the result of a rise in sea level of 70 metres (230 feet) that took place in the last 12,000 years as the last great ice sheet that covered much of ....?
    • A. 

      South America

    • B. 

      North America

    • C. 

      Asia

    • D. 

      Australia

  • 10. 
    The shape of the modern coastlines is the result of a rise in sea level of 70 metres (230 feet) that took place in the last .... years.
    • A. 

      12, 000

    • B. 

      18, 000

    • C. 

      10, 000

    • D. 

      31, 000