Latitude and Longitude

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12 questions
• Q1
The lines meet at the north and south poles and tell us how far east or west a place is.
equator
latitude
longitude
30s
• Q2
What is the line of latitude that circles the globe and is neither north or south but ZERO degrees?
Prime Meridian
Equator
longitude
30s
• Q3
The earth can be divided two ways: north and south or east and west. What are these halves called?
hemisphere
poles
continents
30s
• Q4
These lines circle the earth parallel to the Equator and tell us how far north or south a place is.
latitude
longitude
30s
• Q5
What is the main meridian, running north and south and is neither east or west but ZERO degrees?
latitude
longitude
Prime Meridian
equator
30s
• Q6
Looking at a map or globe, Antarctica is in which hemisphere, north or south?
east
south
north
west
30s
• Q7
If a continent is located west of the Prime Meridian, which hemisphere is it in?
eastern
southern
northern
western hemisphere
30s
• Q8
True or False: A continent can be in more than one hemisphere at the same time.
False
True
30s
• Q9
Lines of longitude run which direction? A) North and South; or B) East and West; or C) Neither
C
B
A
30s
• Q10
Which lines, longitude or latitude, meet at two points on the Earth?
latitude
longitude
30s
• Q11
True or False: To find a precise location on a map or globe, only latitude or longitude is needed but not both.
False
True
30s
• Q12
The United States is located on two hemispheres, are they: A) East and North, B) North and South, C) East and West, or D) West and North?
A
C
B
D
30s

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