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Chapter 2 - Multiple-Choice Questions 1 was a flora that...

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Multiple-Choice Questions 1) __________ was a flora that was widely distributed throughout the once contiguous, late Paleozoic, Southern Hemisphere landmass. A) Granopteris B) Monastarious C) Glossopteris D) Mesosaurus Answer: C Diff: 1 2) In the early part of the 20th century, __________ argued forcefully for continental drift. 3) The former, late Paleozoic super continent is known as __________. 4) Today, __________ is in about the same geographic position as during late Paleozoic time. 5) Which of the following paleoclimatic evidence supports the idea of the late Paleozoic super continent in the Southern Hemisphere? A) lithified loess (wind-blown) deposits in the deserts of Chile, Australia, and Africa B) tillites (rocks formed by glaciers) in South Africa and South America C) thick sediments in the Amazon and Congo deltas of South America and Africa D) cold water fossils in the deep-water sediments of the South Atlantic abyssal plain Answer: B Diff: 1
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6) The __________ is an example of an active, continent-continent collision? 7) Pull-apart, rift zones are generally associated with a __________ plate boundary. 8) The temperature below which magnetic material can retain a permanent magnetization is called the __________. 9) Deep-focus earthquakes, those between 300 and 700 kilometers below the surface, occur only in association with __________. A) subduction zones B) mid-ocean ridges C) transform faults D) hot spots Answer: A Diff: 1 10) A very long-lived magma source located deep in the mantle is called a __________. 11) Linear, magnetic patterns associated with mid-ocean ridges are configured as __________.
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