# Quiz 2 Review

## Quiz by Thomas Rochford

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18 questions
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• Q1

The altitude of Polaris =

where Polaris is in the sky

it's always 30 degrees

the latitude

the longitude

60s
• Q2

What is the shape of Earth?

ellipse

oblate sphere

flat

circle

60s
• Q3

Which continent is at the coordinates 30 N and 100 W? (use pg 3 of your ESRT)

Australia

South America

Asia

North America

300s
• Q4

Which continent is at the coordinates 23.5 S and 60 W?

Australia

Europe

South America

North America

300s
• Q5

Which line of latitude is at 66.5 N? (use your ESRT)

Arctic circle

Tropic of Cancer

Antarctic circle

Equator

300s
• Q6

What are the approximate coordinates of Point F?

40 S, 20E

20S, 20E

20N, 30W

40N, 100W

300s
• Q7

What is the approximate coordinates of Point G?

40N, 100W

20S, 140W

20N, 80W

40S, 120E

300s
• Q8

What is the altitude of Polaris?

100

52

60

38

120s
• Q9

What do we use this instrument for?

diameter of Earth

mass of Earth

distance to a star

altitude of a star

60s
• Q10

Sailing ships appear to be "sinking" in the water as they move further away, and they appear it be rising as they move closer towards us. What does this observation prove?

Our position is changing

Earth is flat

The sun is setting

Earth has a curved surface

120s
• Q11

Which direction do longitude lines run?

East and West

Only east

North and South

Only North

120s
• Q12

Which lines run east to west?

Longitude

Latitude

Prime Meridian

Polaris

120s
• Q13

What happens to the altitude of Polaris as you head from New York to the North Pole?

It stay the same

It increases because your latitude increases

It decreases because longitude increases

You cannot tell where Polaris is

120s
• Q14

It is 1pm at 45E, what time is it at 15W?

11am

9pm

9am

3pm

300s
• Q15

It is 2am at 60W, what time is it at 60E?

10pm

4am

10am

7am

300s

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