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Latitude , Longitude & Time - Section 2

31:  

The longitude of Calcutta can be detennined with refererice to its distance from

A.

Tropic of Cancer

B.

Prime Meridian

C.

North Pole

D.

Equator

 
 

Option: B

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32:  

In navigating short distances vessels follow compass directions. Such routes are known as

A.

Loxodromes

B.

Orthodromes

C.

Compass routes

D.

Great-circle routes

 
 

Option: A

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33:  

The commen'tary of a boxing championship to be held in New York (7S'W) at S.30 p.m. on Wednesday can be listened to, in Baghdad (45'E) at

A.

4.30 a.m. on Thursday.

B.

12.30 p.m. on Wednesday

C.

6.30 p,rn. on Wednesday

D.

.12.30 a.m. on Thursday

 
 

Option: A

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34:  

In how many time zones has the world been divided?

A.

15

B.

24

C.

90

D.

180

 
 

Option: B

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35:  

The antipode of a place (37oN, 45o'E) will be situated at longitude

A.

45oW

B.

135oE

C.

135oW

D.

45oE

 
 

Option: C

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