CliffsTestPrep Regents Earth Science: The Physical Setting by American BookWorks Corporation

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Designed with long island country highschool scholars in mind.CliffsTestPrep is the one hands-on workbook that permits you to examine, overview, and resolution perform Regents examination questions about the subjects you are studying as you go.Then, you should use it back as a refresher to organize for the Regents examination through taking a full-length practicetest. Concise solution reasons instantly keep on with each one question--so every little thing you wish is true there at your fingertips. you will get happy with the constitution of the particular examination whereas additionally pinpointing components the place you would like extra review.About the contents:Inside this workbook, you will find sequential, topic-specific try out questions with totally defined solutions for every of the subsequent sections:* statement and dimension* The Dynamic Crust* Minerals and Rocks* Geologic heritage* floor tactics and Landscapes* Meteorology* The Water Cycle and Climates* Astronomy* Measuring the EarthA full-length perform attempt on the finish of the ebook is made from questions culled from a number of previous Regents assessments. Use it to spot your weaknesses, after which return to these sections for extra research. it truly is that easy!The basically review-as-you-go workbook for the hot York country Regents examination

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Elevations are in feet. Points A and B are locations on the map. Gr n ee r ve Ri 300 A 400 300 0 1 2 B 3 4 5 N Miles 3. Toward which direction does the Green River flow? (1) (2) (3) (4) northeast northwest southeast southwest Correct Answer: (2) Rivers flow in the direction that is opposite of the bends in the contour lines. Rivers also flow from higher elevations to lower elevations. (Topographic Maps) 4. What is the gradient along the straight line between points A and B? (1) (2) (3) (4) 46 10 ft/mi 20 ft/mi 25 ft/mi 35 ft/mi Measuring the Earth Correct Answer: (3) According to the Earth Science Reference Tables, the formula for gradient is: gradient = change in field value/distance.

44 Measuring the Earth Multiple-Choice Questions For each statement or question, choose the number of the word or expression that, of those given, best completes the statement or answer the question. 1. What is the approximate location of the Canary Islands hot spot? (1) (2) (3) (4) 32° S 18° W 32° S 18° E 32° N 18° W 32° N 18° E Correct Answer: (3) According to the Earth Science Reference Tables Tectonic Plates, the Canary Island Hot Spot is located just off the Western coast of Africa. Using the latitude lines running horizontally on the page, the Canary Islands Hot Spot lies north of the equator, by about 32 degrees.

The map shows some tectonic plates and the boundaries between them. Letters A and B are locations on Earth’s surface. The data table shows the depth below Earth’s surface of five earthquakes measured from location A toward location B. Map Eurasian Plate A B Indian-Australian Plate Earthquake Distance from Location A toward Location B (km) Depth below Earth’s Surface (km) 1 100 600 2 200 400 3 250 300 4 300 250 5 400 60 40 Observation and Measurement 15. On the grid provided here, plot the depths of the five earthquakes from location A toward location B.

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