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How would you do on today's Regents science exam?

Students at Center Moriches High School in Center

Students at Center Moriches High School in Center Moriches study for a Regents exam on May 1, 2013. (Credit: Heather Walsh)

Could you pass the New York State Regents exams today's students are taking? Test your science knowledge with these questions from the January 2017 Living Environment Regents.

1

For a human zygote to become an embryo, it must undergo

2

When the human body is responding to stress, the hormone adrenaline is released. A short time later, the body returns to normal. This is an example of how a human

3

A student received a flu shot in the fall. During the flu season, the student caught a cold. The most likely reason the vaccine he received did not prevent the cold was that

4

The theory of evolution states that

5

In an appropriately designed experiment, a scientist is able to test the effect of

6

Many homeowners and businesses are installing solar electric systems. Greater use of solar electric systems benefits the environment because it

7

A direct indication that the white blood cells of the body are functioning would be

8

Which statement best describes how a new human trait develops and can be passed on to future generations?

9

Researchers have discovered a chemical that sterilizes soil by killing all of the bacteria that are normally present. If this chemical were released in a forest ecosystem, the

10

Female hammerhead sharks sometimes produce offspring by a type of asexual reproduction. These offspring

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