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NEW YORK STATE REGENTS EXAMS
EARTH SCIENCE - JUNE 2001

8 The passage of the Moon into Earth’s shadow causes a

(1) lunar eclipse       (3) new Moon
(2) solar eclipse        (4) full Moon

9 The diagram below shows the latitude-longitude grid on an Earth
model. Points A and B are locations on the surface.

On Earth, the solar time difference between point A and point B would
be

(1) 1 hour            (3) 12 hours
(2) 5 hours           (4) 24 hours

10 The diagram below represents part of Earth’s latitude-longitude system.

(1) 5o E 30o N    (3) 5o N 30o E
(2) 5o W 30o S   (4) 5o S 30o W

11 The map below shows part of North America.

The arrows shown on the map most likely represent the direction of
movement of

(1) Earth's rotation
(2) the prevailing northeast winds
(3) ocean conduction currents
(4) Atlantic Ocean hurricanes

 

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