Classical

Latitude , Longitude & Time - Section 2

1:  

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

A.

34.5 miles

B.

59 miles

C.

61  miles

D.

69 miles

 
 

Option: D

Explanation :


2:  

The International Date Line deviates from 180Q meridian in the North Pacific Ocean due to

A.

Aleutian islands

B.

Cook islands

C.

Samoa island

D.

Fuji islands

 
 

Option: A

Explanation :


3:  

Maximum difference in the spacing of longitudes is

A.

at poles

B.

at equator

C.

at tropics

D.

at arctic circle

 
 

Option: B

Explanation :


4:  

If it is 4 P.M. on Monday at  150o W  what will be the time at 150o E ?

A.

4 a.m. on Tuesday

B.

4 p.m on Tuesday

C.

4 p.m. on Sunday

D.

12 Noon on Tuesday

 
 

Option: D

Explanation :


5:  

Which one of the following latitudes and longitudes shown be combmed with 75 E to obtain the Great Circle?

A.

75oW

B.

75o S

C.

105o W

D.

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Option: C

Explanation :




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