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Continental Drift Quizzes & Trivia

The continental drift is the movement of the Earth’s continents relative to each other by appearing to drift across the ocean bed. If you’re a geologist, geographer, or science nerd at heart, you’re going to get a real kick out of these quizzes. Test what you know about the continental drift theory with these fascinating trivia questions. Who knows, you may get a wild new idea and unearth something everyone has been missing for the last 60 years or so!

The speculation that continents drift was first put forward in 1596 by whom? The concept was more fully developed by Alfred Wegener in which year? The continents are speculated to drift at the rate of how many inches per year? Which two continents can be found to support continental drift theory? What are the two kinds of crust? These fascinating quizzes are ready to take you on an exciting journey. Are you ready to go?

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This quiz assesses basic knowledge over the theory of continental drift.

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    The presence of the same __________________________ on several different continents supports the theory of continental drift.
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This assessment will cover the concepts, essential questions and vocabulary studied in this unit.

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    Take a look at this Image.   This is how Pangea MIGHT have looked 250 MYA.   What is the continent called that contains North America and Eurasia
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Review what you've learned about plate tectonics and continental drift.

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