# Latitude And Longitude Practice Quiz

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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.

• 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.
• 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.
• A.

Mike

• B.

Shirley

• C.

They are the same distance

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