Classical

Latitude , Longitude & Time - Section 2

21:  

What is Graticule?

A.

The difference between the local time and the standard time of a place.

B.

The difference between the standard time of a place and the G.M.T.

C.

The latitudinal and longitudinal extent of a country or an island

D.

The complete network of parallels and meridians on the earth

 
 

Option: D

Explanation :


22:  

A navigator coming from Tokyo on Monday crosses the International date line. The next day in New York will be

A.

Monday

B.

Tuesday

C.

Wednesday

D.

Sunday

 
 

Option: A

Explanation :


23:  

A news broadcast from London at 10.00 a.m. was heard on the radio at Baghdad at 1 p.m. the same day. The longitude of Baghdad is

A.

30o W

B.

45o E

C.

60o E

D.

30o E

 
 

Option: B

Explanation :


24:  

The Zenith distance of a place is

A.

The mid day altitude of the sun

B.

90' added to midday altitude of the sun

C.

Mid-day altitudeof sun subtracted from 90o

D.

Mid-day altitude of sun subtracted from 180o

 
 

Option: C

Explanation :


25:  

Which of the following statement"s is/are correct?
1. A crossing of the International Date Line entails repeating  one day when travening westwards
2. A crossing of the international Date line entails repeating one day when travelling-eastwards.
3. International Date line is an internationally agreed line drawn parallel to the ISO: meridian
4. International Date Line divides the Pacific Ocean into two equal parts.

A.

2 alone

B.

2,3 &4

C.

I alone

D.

1,3&4

 
 

Option: B

Explanation :




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