Krauth Latitude And Longitude

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Krauth Latitude And Longitude

Basic testing of Longitude and Latitude Knowledge


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Longitude is
    • A. 

      Imaginary parallel lines that run east and west around the earth

    • B. 

      Imaginary lines, or meridians, that run north and south, crossing the N and S Poles

    • C. 

      The Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn

  • 2. 
    Zero degrees longitude, which runs through the N and S Poles, through Greenwich, England, is known as the
    • A. 

      Prime Meridian

    • B. 

      Arctic Circle

    • C. 

      Equator

  • 3. 
    Latitude is
    • A. 

      Imaginary parallel lines that run east and west around the earth

    • B. 

      Imaginary lines, or meridians, that run north and south, crossing the N and S Poles

    • C. 

      . the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn

  • 4. 
    The ___ divides the northern and southern hemispheres .
    • A. 

      Equator

    • B. 

      Prime Meridian

    • C. 

      Meridians

  • 5. 
    Finish this label:  97 degrees N _____
    • A. 

      Latitude

    • B. 

      Degrees

    • C. 

      Longitude

    • D. 

      Meridian

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      South America is mostly in the southern hemisphere.

    • B. 

      South America is mostly in the northern hemisphere.

    • C. 

      South America is mostly in the eastern hemisphere.

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Lima is located at 12°S latitude, 76°W longitude

    • B. 

      Lima is located at 76°S latitude, 12°W longitude

    • C. 

      8°S latitude, 83°W longitude

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Buenos Aires is located at 35°S latitude, 62°W longitude

    • B. 

      Buenos Aires is located at 35°S latitude, 59°W longitude

    • C. 

      Buenos Aires is located at 35°S latitude, 59°E longitude

  • 9. 
    Lines of longitude...
    • A. 

      Measure distances north/south

    • B. 

      Measure distances east/west

    • C. 

      Measure distances from the equator

  • 10. 
    The earth is divided into  ________________ hemispheres.
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      3

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