# latitude and longitude ```Latitude and Longitude
I. Choose the correct answer (1M)
1. The total number of parallel at an interval of 50 are
a) 37
b) 36
c) 19
d) 42
2. The distance between any two latitudes on the earth’s surface located at an interval of one
a) 111km
b) 111miles c) 111 nautical miles d) 111 m
3. In which hemisphere is the Antarctic Circle located?
a) Northern
b) Southern c) Eastern
d) Western
4. When was it decided to make Greenwich the 00 longitude?
a) 1883
b) 1884
c) 1885
d) 1886
5. The prime Meridian passes through which country?
a) UAE
b) Australia c) USA
d) UK
6. The total number of meridians at an interval of 50 are
a) 73
b) 71
c) 72
d) 79
7. The two meridians which can form a great circle are
a) 00 and 3600 b) 1800 E and 1800 W c) 1150 E and 1400 E
d) 900 E and 900 W
8. The standard meridian of India has been chosen at
a) 75.0E
b) 82.300 W
c)850 E
d) 82.300 E
II. Fill in the blanks.
9. The two ends of the earth’s axis are called the ____________________________
10. The network of parallel and meridians is called the ____________________________
11. The maximum distance between any two meridians is at the____________________________
12. There are ____________________________ time zones in Russia
II. Answer the following questions(1M)
1.The world is divided into how many time zone?
2.What
is the other name given to the 00 meridian?
3.What
are the lines of longitudes also called?
4.The
Arctic circle is located in which hemisphere?
5.The
Tropic of Capricorn is located at which latitude?
6.Which
is the largest parallel on the globe?
7.Which
parallels are not circles?
8.What
are the lines of latitudes also called?
9.What
are the two ends of the earth's axis called?
10.Which
are the two meridians can form a great circle
11.The
total number of meridians at an interval of 50.
12.The
prime meridian passes through which country?
13.When
14.In
was it decided to make Greenwich the 00 longitude?
which hemisphere is the Antarctic circle located?
15.What
is the distance between any two latitudes on the earth's surface located at an interval
of one degree?
16.What
are the total number of parallels at an interval of 50?
17.What
is the maximum distance between any two meridians?
18.How
many time zones are there in Russia?
19.What
is the network of parallels and meridians called?
III. Answer the following questions(2M)
20.How is the axis of the earth useful in locating places on the globe?
21.Compare
the features of the torrid zone and temperate zone.
22.What
are the advantages of having parallels and meridians?
23.Name
any four countries which have more than one time zone.
24.How
does the time of a place depend on its longitude?
IV. Answer the following questions(4M)
25.What are the main characteristics of the parallels?
26.What
are the main characteristics of the meridians?
27.What
is the relationship between longitude and time? Give examples?
28.What
is the purpose of having time zones?
29.Why
is the standard time needed for every country?
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