Student Questions on Chapter 2

Place your practice question for Chapter 2 in this exam. You can write a multiple choice, matching, or essay question. No true/false or simple essay questions please. Be sure your question is original. Remember to put your name in parentheses at the end of the question field.

  1. During the Late Jurassic and Early Cretaceous periods, Pangea was breaking into two supercontinents, one in the north called, -------, and one in the south called, -------. (Shannon Graham)
    Gondwana/Panthalassa
    Laurasia/Gondwana
    Gondwana/Laurasia
    Thethys/Laurasia
    Panthalassa/Gondwana

  2. Dinosaurs became extinct by the end of (Abdelmokit MKadam)
    TRIASSIC
    JURASSIC
    CRETACEOUS
    LATE JURASSIC
    EARLY CRETACIOUS

  3. Which modern continent was not part of Gondwana?(David Beattie)
    Africa
    Asia
    South America
    Antarctica
    Australia

  4. When did the initial break-up of Pangaea take place?
    Early Triassic
    Late Jurassic
    Early Cretaceous
    Early Jurassic
    Late Triassic

  5. What are the three parts stratigraphy is divided into?
    it only has two parts
    geochronology, biostratigraphy, and lithostratigraphy
    isotigraphy, geochronology, and biostratigraphy
    lithostratigraphy, isotigraphy, and geochronology
    biostratigraphy, lithostratigraphy, and isotigraphy

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