Q1. Fill in the blanks.

                        i.        The Frigid Zone lies near the ___________.

                       ii.        The Antarctic Circle is located in the ___________________.

                      iii.        The _________________of India is 82½ degree east.

                      iv.        The 0° Meridian is also known as _______________.

                       v.        The southern half is known as the ________________Hemisphere.


Q2. True/False

                         i.        Tropic of Capricorn in the Southern Hemisphere. __________

                        ii.        The distance between the longitudes decreases towards the poles. __________

                        iii.        The Arctic Circle is located in the southern hemisphere. _________

                        iv.        The northern half of the earth is known as the Southern Hemisphere. ____________

                         v.        90 degrees north latitude marks the North Pole and 90 degrees south latitude marks the South Pole. __________


Q3. How many lines of longitude are there in total?


Q4. How many latitudes are there in total?


Q5. What is the value of the prime meridian?


Q6. What is the latitudinal value of the Tropic of Cancer?


Q7. What is a grid?


Q8. What are the three heat zones of the Earth?


Q9. What is the true shape of the earth?


Q10. What is prime meridian?


Q11. What do you mean by the term equator?


Q12. What is a globe?


Q13. Why is it 5.30 p.m. in India and 12.00 noon in London?


Q14. Why does the Torrid Zone receive maximum amount of heat?


Q15. Which longitude is treated as the standard meridian for India?


Q16. Which heat zone do these places lie in?

10 degree north, 25 degree south and 89 degree south

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