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Q.1. State True (T) or false (F).
(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. ______
Q.2. What are the three heat zones of the Earth?
Q.3. Which longitude is treated as the standard meridian for India?
Q.4. How many latitudes are there in total?
Q.5. What do you mean by the term equator?
Q.6. Which heat zone do these places lie in? 10 degree north, 25 degree south and 89 degree south
Q.7. 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.
Q.8. What is a grid?
Q.9. Why does the Torrid Zone receive maximum amount of heat?
Q.10. How many lines of longitude are there in total?
Q.11. What is the true shape of the earth?
Q.12. What is the value of the prime meridian?
Q.13. What is prime meridian?
Q.14. What is the latitudinal value of the Tropic of Cancer?
Q.15. Why is it 5.30 p.m. in India and 12.00 noon in London?
Q.16. What is a globe?