45 - The University of the State of New York REGENTS HIGH...

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The University of the State of New York REGENTS HIGH SCHOOL EXAMINATION LIVING ENVIRONMENT Wednesday, June 19, 2002 — 9:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., only Student Name _____________________________________________________________ School Name ______________________________________________________________ Print your name and the name of your school on the lines above. Then turn to the last page of this booklet, which is the answer sheet for Part A. Fold the last page along the perforations and, slowly and carefully, tear off the answer sheet. Then fill in the heading of your answer sheet. This examination has three parts. You must answer all questions in this exami- nation. Write your answers to the Part A multiple-choice questions on the separate answer sheet. Write your answers for the questions in Parts B and C directly in this examination booklet. All answers should be written in pen, except for graphs and drawings which should be done in pencil. You may use scrap paper to work out the answers to the questions, but be sure to record all your answers on the answer sheet and in this examination booklet. When you have completed the examination, you must sign the statement printed on the Part A answer sheet, indicating that you had no unlawful knowl- edge of the questions or answers prior to the examination and that you have neither given nor received assistance in answering any of the questions during the examination. Your answer sheet cannot be accepted if you fail to sign this decla- ration. DO NOT OPEN THIS EXAMINATION BOOKLET UNTIL THE SIGNAL IS GIVEN.
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1 The current knowledge concerning cells is the result of the investigations and observations of many scientists. The work of these scientists forms a well-accepted body of knowledge about cells. This body of knowledge is an example of a (1) hypothesis (2) controlled experiment (3) theory (4) research plan 2 An experimental design included references from prior experiments, materials and equip- ment, and step-by-step procedures. What else should be included before the experiment can be started? (1) a set of data (2) a conclusion based on data (3) safety precautions to be used (4) an inference based on results 3 In his theory, Lamarck suggested that organisms will develop and pass on to offspring variations that they need in order to survive in a particular environment. In a later theory, Darwin proposed that changing environmental conditions favor certain variations that promote the survival of organisms. Which statement is best illustrated by this information? (1) Scientific theories that have been changed are the only ones supported by scientists. (2) All scientific theories are subject to change and improvement. (3) Most scientific theories are the outcome of a single hypothesis. (4) Scientific theories are not subject to change. 4 The dense needles of Douglas fir trees can pre- vent most light from reaching the forest floor.
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