Alfred Lothar Wegener Quiz

Alfred Wegener

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Alfred Lothar Wegener was a German polar researcher, geophysicist and meteorologist. During his lifetime he was primarily known for his achievements in meteorology and as a pioneer of polar research, but today he is most remembered as the originator of the theory of continental drift by hypothesizing in 1912 that the continents are slowly drifting around the Earth. – Wikipedia

Alfred Lothar Wegener Quiz Questions

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1. When was Alfred Lothar Wegener born?
a) 3 March 1888
b) 1 May 1884
c) 2 July 1882
d) 1 November 1880

2. Where was Alfred Lothar Wegener born?
a) Innsbruck
b) Berlin
c) Hamburg
d) Dresden

3. From which university did Alfred Lothar Wegener get doctorate in astronomy?
a) Ruperto-Carola
b) Loughborough
c) Johann Wolfgang Goethe
d) Friedrich Wilhelms

4. When was Alfred Lothar Wegener’s first expedition to Greenland?
a) 1906-1908
b) 1896-1900
c) 1902-1904
d) 1914-1918

5. What did Alfred Lothar Wegener build near Danmarkshavn?
a) Planetarium
b) Observatory
c) Meteorological station
d) College

6. At which university did Alfred Lothar Wegener teach in 1908-1914?
a) Heidelberg
b) Marburg
c) Dusseldorf
d) Danzig

7. When did Alfred Lothar Wegener publish Die Entstehung der Kontinente und Ozeane (The Origin of Continents and Oceans)?
a) 1910
b) 1905
c) 1915
d) 1908

8. What did Alfred Lothar Wegener call the single large continent that broke up?
a) Urkontinent
b) Laurasia
c) Gondwana
d) Azania

9. Which theory did Alfred Lothar Wegener propose?
a) Evolution
b) Relativity
c) Continental drift
d) Dark matter

10. When was Alfred Lothar Wegener professor of meteorology and geophysics at the University of Graz?
a) 1932-1938
b) 1924-1930
c) 1940-1944
d) 1936-1940

Alfred Lothar Wegener Quiz Questions with Answers

1. When was Alfred Lothar Wegener born?
d) 1 November 1880

2. Where was Alfred Lothar Wegener born?
b) Berlin

3. From which university did Alfred Lothar Wegener get doctorate in astronomy?
d) Friedrich Wilhelms

4. When was Alfred Lothar Wegener’s first expedition to Greenland?
a) 1906-1908

5. What did Alfred Lothar Wegener build near Danmarkshavn?
c) Meteorological station

6. At which university did Alfred Lothar Wegener teach in 1908-1914?
b) Marburg

7. When did Alfred Lothar Wegener publish Die Entstehung der Kontinente und Ozeane (The Origin of Continents and Oceans)?
c) 1915

8. What did Alfred Lothar Wegener call the single large continent that broke up?
a) Urkontinent

9. Which theory did Alfred Lothar Wegener propose?
c) Continental drift

10. When was Alfred Lothar Wegener professor of meteorology and geophysics at the University of Graz?
b) 1924-1930

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