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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?


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 ___________


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 ?


Question: In how many time zones USA is divided ?


Question: What is prime Meridian also called ?

Answer:Greenwich Meridian

Question: What is the Latitude of South Pole ?


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


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


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?


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


Question: Which of the following is a small circle?


Question: What is Graticule?

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