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What was the theory called that talked about the ability of continents to move over time?
a) Pangaea
b) Law of Superposition
c) continental drift
d) crust

What was the ancient supercontinent called that existed millions of years ago?
a) Pangaea
b) Australia
c) U.S.
d) Europe

What part of the Earth do all organisms live on?
a) Pangaea
b) volcano
c) earthquakes
d) crust

What belief leads geologists to understand that the oldest fossils are on the bottom layer of rocks?
a) continental drift
b) Law of Superposition
c) layers
d) volcano

Where does an intrusion happen?
a) inside the Earth
b) outside the Earth
c) in the Earth's core
d) in the Earth's mantle

What can occur along a fault line?
a) trouble
b) earthquakes
c) nothing
d) movement

What is a geological example of an extrusion?
a) volcano
b) earthquake
c) mountain
d) valley

The oldest layer is on the ______.
a) bottom
b) top
c) middle
d) toward the bottom

The youngest layer is on the _____.
a) bottom
b) top
c) middle
d) nowhere

Who came up with the idea of Continental Drift?
a) Plato
b) Einstein
c) Alfred Wegener
d) Homer Simpson

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