Course: Science Subtest I
Lesson: Dynamic Processes of the Earth (Geodynamics)
Topic: Tectonic Processes I: Continental Drift      Page 2 of 15  

Diagnostic Question


2. Continental drift was not accepted for several decades after Wegener proposed it because

AWegener was not a respected scientist and no one would believe what he said.
Bthe continents do not move now so no they could not have moved in the past.
Cthere was no mechanism known for how solid continents could plow through the ocean basins.
Dthere was very little evidence for it.