Latitude And Longitude Quiz

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Latitude And Longitude Quiz

Here is a Latitude and longitude quiz for you. Latitude and longitude are imaginary lines drawn on maps, which help to locate places. Latitude is an imaginary circle around the Earth halfway between the North Pole and the South Pole whereas, longitude running from north to south through Greenwich, England, which is measured in 360 degrees. This quiz has been created to test your basic knowledge about latitude and longitude. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 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

    • B. 

      Equator

    • C. 

      Arctic Circle

    • D. 

      North Pole

  • 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.

  • 8. 
    What are the latitude and longitude lines?
    • A. 

      Imaginary lines that divide the Earth

    • B. 

      Visible lines that divide the Earth

    • C. 

      Long and short lines that divide the Earth

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    True or False? The equator is the main line of longitude.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    This is the mainline of longitude.
    • A. 

      Equator

    • B. 

      Northern hemisphere

    • C. 

      Prime meridian

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