Regents Prep: Earth Science
Multiple-Choice Questions
  Question 2 of 11   Introduction: Size, Shape, and Composition of Earth
This question may require the use of the Earth Science Reference Tables.

An observer watching a sailing ship at sea notes that the ship appears to be "sinking" as it moves away. Which statement best explains this observation?

 1.  The surface of the ocean has depressions

 2.  The earth has a curved surface

 3.  The earth is rotating

 4.  The earth is revolving

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