Latitude And Longitude Practice

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This is a review of the basic information every Earth Science student should have about locating something by latitude and longitude.

  
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  • 1. 
    An imaginary line that circles the Earth at 0 degrees latitude is called the.....
    • A. 

      Prime Meridian

    • B. 

      International Date Line

    • C. 

      Arctic Circle

    • D. 

      Equator

    • E. 

      North Pole


  • 2. 
    90 degrees north of the Equator is the ...
    • A. 

      Prime Meridian

    • B. 

      International Date Line

    • C. 

      Arctic Circle

    • D. 

      Equator

    • E. 

      North Pole


  • 3. 
    To locate something on the Earth, you would write the numbers in the format:
    • A. 

      Minutes, Degrees, Seconds

    • B. 

      Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

    • C. 

      Seconds, Minutes, Degrees

    • D. 

      Degrees, Seconds, Minutes


  • 4. 
    Longitude starts at an imaginary line running through Greenwich, England. What is the name of this imaginary line?
    • A. 

      Prime Meridian


  • 5. 
    At 180 degrees Longitude, this imaginary line separates one day from another.
    • A. 

      Prime Meridian

    • B. 

      International Date Line

    • C. 

      Arctic Circle

    • D. 

      Equator

    • E. 

      North Pole


  • 6. 
    Freddy is standing at 41 degrees North Latitude. Suzanne is at 12 degrees North Latitude. Which one is closer to the Equator?
    • A. 

      Freddy

    • B. 

      Suzanne

    • C. 

      They are the same distance from the Equator


  • 7. 
    Mike is standing at 72 degrees, 30 minutes East Longitude. Shirley is at 72 degrees, 30 minutes West Longitude. Which one is closer to the Prime Meridian?
    • A. 

      Mike

    • B. 

      Shirley

    • C. 

      They are the same distance


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