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Longitude and Latitude QUESTIONS

Exam NameLongitude and Latitude QUESTIONS
DescriptionLongitude and Latitude QUESTIONS and Answers exams contains the questions from various competitive exams.These questions are the part of previous year paper.These kind of questions would be helpful in preparing for exams like IAS, PCS, UPSC, NDA, CDS SSC, RRB, PSC, IBPS
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Question: What is a chronometer?

Answer:An highly accurate time piece which is used to keep Greenwich meantime


Question: When ship crosses Date-line from west to east ?

Answer:It loses one day


Question: One degree of longitude on the equator is equal to a distance of ?

Answer:69 miles


Question: Latitudes and longitudes both ___________

Answer:Run perpendicular to each other


Question: Sense of time is due to ?

Answer:Rotation of earth


Question: Which of the following is the farthest from the centre of the earth?

Answer:Equator


Question: The International Date-line is an imaginary line extending from pole to pole along the places on the earth's surface and lies along the ___________

Answer:180


Question: Maximum difference in the spacing of longitudes is ___________

Answer:At equator


Question: Which of the following statements is correct?

Answer:All longitudes and equator are great circle


Question: Which of the following latitude forms a great circle ?

Answer:0


Question: In how many time zones USA is divided ?

Answer:5


Question: What is prime Meridian also called ?

Answer:Greenwich Meridian


Question: What is the Latitude of South Pole ?

Answer:90


Question: How many lines of latitude are there on the globe?

Answer:180


Question: In how many time zones has the world been divided?

Answer:24


Question: The International Date-line is located in the ?

Answer:Pacific Ocean


Question: What is the longitude of a town if its local time is 6 pm when Greenwich time is 4:00 pm?

Answer:30


Question: The latitude of a place expresses its angular position relative to the plane of ?

Answer:Equator


Question: Which of the following is a small circle?

Answer:20.5


Question: What is Graticule?

Answer:The complete network of parallels and meridian on the earth