From RegentsEarth.com 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 win Ques. #1 What is the maximum possible number of degrees of latitude for any location on Earth? 90 degrees Back Ans. Ques. #2 What term is used to describe the numerical distance between isolines on a map? interval Ans. Back Ques. #3 In which direction is Moose Creek flowing? Towards the southeast Ans. Back Ques. #4 What is the contour interval of this map? (answer is in feet) 100 feet Ans. Back Ques. #5 What is the highest possible elevation (in feet) of location X on the map? 1699 feet Ans. Back Ques. #6 If it is 12 noon at location G, what is the time at location E? Be sure to specify AM or PM! 2 AM Ans. Back Ques. #7 What is the latitude of the girl? 42° NORTH Ans. Back Ques. #8 What is the maximum number of degrees of longitude for any location on Earth? 180 degrees Ans. Back Ques. #9 What is the latitude of Buffalo, NY to the nearest minute? 42°,45’ North Ans. Back Ques. #10 If the distance from point B to point D is 2km, what is the gradient between the two locations? (elevations are in meters) 25 m/km Ans. Back Ques. #11 35°N, 140°E Ans. Back What is latitude and longitude of Tokyo? Ques. #12 The map shows the distribution of particles of a pollutant. Which letter represents the probable source of this pollution B Ans. Back Ques. #13 Give the latitude and longitude of Binghamton, NY to the nearest minute. 42°5’N, 75°55’W Ans. Back Ques. #14 A person on a ship notices that the altitude of Polaris is increasing each night and that the sun is rising earlier every morning. In what direction is the ship traveling? NE Ans. Back Ques. #15 What is the true shape of the Earth? An oblate spheroid Ans. Back Ques. #16 What is the radius of the Earth (in km)? 6378 km Ans. Back Ques. #17 Between which two letters on the map is the gradient steepest and explain how you know. Between A and B because the isobars are closest together. Ans. Back Ques. #18 City A is located at 20°N,80°W. City B is located at 40°S,80°W. When it is 3PM at city A what is the time at city B? 3PM Ans. Back Ques. #19 When it is 2AM in Tokyo what is the time in Raipur? Ans. 10PM Back Ques. #20 What is the elevation of location A? 10m Ans. Back Ques. #21 What is the minimum possible elevation of location B? Ans. 961m Back Ques. #22 A student walked a direct line between points X and Y. Without using numbers describe the changes in elevation on this walk. Elevation decreased then increased Ans. Back Ques. #23 As a plane flies from city B to city C the altitude of Polaris as observed from the plane will... Not change (remain the same) Ans. Back Ques. #24 A person knows the time on the prime meridian and also the local solar time. What can this person determine about her location? Her longitude Ans. Back Ques. #25 Which location, A through E, is closest to the center of the Earth? Location E Ans. Back Ques. #26 What is the approximate straight-line distance, in km, from Mt. Marcy to Slide Mountain? 230 km Ans. Back Ques. #27 What is the approximate location, to the nearest minute, of Ithaca, NY? 42°25’N, 76°30’W Ans. Back Ques. #28 What is the distance, in miles, from Watertown to Slide Mountain? About 157 miles Ans. Back Ques. #29 As the distance between contour lines increases, slope.............. Decreases Ans. Back Ques. #30 What is the approximate location, to the nearest minute, of Syracuse, NY? 43°10’N, 76°10’W Ans. Back YOU’RE A WINNER! When isolines on a map are close, gradient is steep.