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Layers of the Earth and Continental Drift

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  • Q1
    In which layer of the Earth do convection currents occur (it is a solid that can bend and move like silly putty)
    mesosphere
    asthenosphere
    outer core
    lithosphere
    30s
  • Q2
    How are oceanic crust and continental crust different?
    Oceanic crust is thinner and denser than continental crust
    Oceanic crust is thinner and lighter than continental crust
    Oceanic crust is thicker and denser than continental crust
    Oceanic crust is thicker and lighter than continental crust.
    30s
  • Q3
    Who proposed the theory of continental drift?
    Alfred Wegener
    Eduard Seuss
    geologist Baily Willis
    geologist Alexander du Toit
    30s
  • Q4
    Which of the following is NOT evidence used to support Continental Drift?
    the continents seem to fit like a puzzle
    evidence of glaciers in areas that are too warm for glaciers now.
    the similar climate all around the equator
    similar fossils on continents that are very far away from each other
    30s
  • Q5
    The lithosphere includes which layer(s) of the Earth
    crust
    crust and asthenosphere
    outer core and inner core
    crust and upper mantle
    30s

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