Classical

Latitude , Longitude & Time - Section 2

16:  

What is a Chromometer?

A.

An instrument used to measure the degree of latitude and longitude of a place.

B.

A highly accurate tfrrie piece which is used to keep Greenwich meantime.

C.

A scale which tells time corresponding to each longitude

D.

A scale which tells the distance between any two places whose latitudes and longitudes are known.

 
 

Option: B

Explanation :


17:  

When it is 8 P.M. in Tokyo what is the time at Panama Canal which is located at 180oW of it?

A.

4.00 P.M.

B.

8.00 P.M.

C.

12.00 A. M.

D.

12.00 Noon

 
 

Option: B

Explanation :


18:  

Which of the following are true regarding the Prime meridian?
1. It passes through the centre of a certain country
2. It passes through the centre of the globe.
3. It passes through the observatory at Greenwich near London.

A.

1 &2

B.

1& 3

C.

1,2 & 3

D.

2&3

 
 

Option: B

Explanation :


19:  

The shortest distance beiween two points on the Earth's surface is the arc of the great circle passing through them. Such a route of navigation is known as

A.

Loxodrome

B.

Orthodrome

C.

Rhumbline

D.

Merdian route

 
 

Option: B

Explanation :


20:  

Which of the following statements is true?

A.

Arctic circle antarctic circle and equator are great circles

B.

Both equator and longitudes are great circles

C.

Both latitudes and longitudes are great circles

D.

Both equator and latitudes are great circles

 
 

Option: B

Explanation :




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