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The origin of continents - True or false?  

created by MWAPOLENI on 7 Oct 17
Medium level (69% of success)    7 questions - 10 players
How did continents split?
What do we know about the origin of continents?
 
1
Pangea is the name of a “supercontinent” that existed about 300 million years ago.
True or false?
   
   
2
In Greek, “Pangea » means « all Earth”.
True or false?
   
   
3
At this time, Angola and Brazil were neighbours and South Africa was bordering Chile.
True or false?
   
   
4
Panthalassa was the name given to this huge landmass. True or false?
   
   
5
The continental rift is a theory explaining how continents moved to their current positions.
True or false?
   
   
6
That theory is most associated with the scientist Brendan Murphy.
True or false?
   
   
7
When Pangea began to break apart, it split into 2 smaller supercontinents, called Laurasia and Gondwana.
True or false?
   
   
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