Ch – 2 Globe : Latitudes & Longitudes (Objectives)

Q: Tick the correct answers:

a) The value of the prime meridian is ___________.

Ans: 0 degree

b) The frigid zone lies near ___________.

Ans: the Poles

c) The total number of longitudes are _________.

Ans: 360

d) The Antarctic circle is located in _____________.

Ans: the Southern hemisphere

e) Grid is a network of ______________________.

Ans: parallels of latitude and meridians of longitude

Q: Fill in the blanks:

a) The Tropic of Capricorn is located at _____________.

Ans: 23.5 degree South

b) The Standard Meridian of India is ____________.

Ans: 82.30 E

c) The 0 degree meridian is also known as ___________.

Ans: Prime Meridian

d) The distance between the longitudes decreases towards the ___________.

Ans: Poles

e) The Arctic Circle is located in the _____________ hemisphere.

Ans: North

Published by Priya Prakash

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