Category : Geography

Quiz: How Much You Know About Longitudes?

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Questions & Options


1. Who was the inventor of longitude?

118176 Hipparchus
118177 Thomas Edison
118178 Louis Pasteur
118179 Nikola Tesla

2. ............degrees longitude passes through Russia.

118180 100⁰
118181 180⁰
118182 120⁰
118183 150⁰

3. Which of these lines is the most important line of longitude?

118184 North Pole
118185 Tropic of Cancer
118186 Arctic circle
118187 Prime meridian

4. Which of these is the longest longitude?

118188 The Equator
118189 The Antarctic circle
118190 The South Pole
118191 The Tropic of Capricorn

5. Which of the following is the starting point for measuring longitude?

118192 90 Degrees
118193 0 Degrees
118194 50 Degrees
118195 180 Degrees

6. Which of these is the largest parallel on the globe?

118196 North Pole
118197 Tropic of Cancer
118198 Arctic circle
118199 Equator

7. Which of the following is the invisible line at 0 degrees longitude?

118200 Tropic of Cancer
118201 Arctic circle
118202 Prime meridian
118203 The South Pole

8. Who invented the first clock accurate enough to determine longitude?

118204 John Harrison
118205 Hipparchus
118206 Thomas Edison
118207 Louis Pasteur

9. How much distance is in 1 degree of longitude?

118208 50.6 miles
118209 54.6 miles
118210 55.4 miles
118211 56.4 miles

10. Which of the following place is located at the intersection of 26⁰ N and 90⁰ E?

118212 India
118213 Dubai
118214 United states
118215 Dhubri

11. How much time does earth take, rotating from the longitude of one degree to the next longitude?

118216 10 minutes
118217 40 minutes
118218 04 minutes
118219 01 minutes
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