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NEW YORK STATE REGENTS EXAMS
EARTH SCIENCE - JUNE 2001

4 The diagram below represents two planets in our solar system drawn
to scale, Jupiter and planet A.

Planet A most likely represents

(1) Earth          (3) Saturn
(2) Venus         (4) Uranus

5 The graph below represents the brightness and temperature of stars
visible from Earth.

Which location on the graph best represents a star with average brightness
and temperature?

(1) A        (3) C
(2) B        (4) D

6 The length of an Earth year is based on Earth's

(1) rotation of 15o/hr
(2) revolution of 15o/hr
(3) rotation of approximately lo/day
(4) revolution of approximately lo/day

7 Earths hydrosphere is best described as the

(1) solid outer layer of Earth
(2) liquid outer layer of Earth
(3) magma layer located below Earth's stiffer mantle
(4) gaseous layer extending several hundred kilometers from
Earth into space
 

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