# Science 7 Q4 1 Locating Places on Earth (Quiz)

## Quiz by Melva D. Borja

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15 questions
• Q1

To locate exact places on the earth, one must look at __________.

the intersecting lines of latitude and longitude.

the lines of longitude only.

the parallel lines of latitude and longitude.

the lines of latitude only.

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• Q2

Lines of latitude and longitude are measured in __________.

degrees of a circle.

only north and south.

degrees of a compass.

only east and west.

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• Q3

Coordinates are __________.

a cardinal direction only.

two set of degrees and cardinal directions.

one set of degree and cardinal direction.

a degree only.

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• Q4

Coordinates can be written like this:

10N, 60S

15E, 110o W

20S, 140W

120N, 90E

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• Q5

When measuring the lines of latitude, always begin with the __________, which represents 0 degrees.

South Pole

Equator

Prime Meridian

Tropic of Cancer

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• Q6

In which hemisphere is the Tropic of Cancer located?

Western Hemisphere

Northern Hemisphere

Eastern Hemisphere

Southern Hemisphere

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• Q7

Latitude lines on a globe run from __________.

south to west.

east to west.

north to east.

north to south.

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• Q8

When measuring the lines of longitude, always begin with the __________, which represents 0 degrees.

Tropic of Capricorn

North Pole

Equator

Prime Meridian

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• Q9

Tropic of Capricorn is __________.

an imaginary line of latitude located at 23.5 degrees south of the equator.

an imaginary line of latitude located at 23.5 degrees north of the equator.

an imaginary line of latitude located at 66.5 degrees south of the equator.

an imaginary line of latitude located at 66.5 degrees north of the equator.

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• Q10

__________ lines on a globe run from east to west.

Latitude

Longitude

Parallels of Latitude

Arctic Circle

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• Q11

What is the imaginary line that separates two consecutive calendar days and is located at approximately 180 degrees longitude?

Antarctic Circle

International Date Line

Prime Meridian

Equator

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• Q12

Where does the Prime Meridian pass through?

Sydney, Australia

Greenwich, England

Paris, France

New York City, USA

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• Q13

Which geographic line is used as the reference point for Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)?

The Equator

Arctic Circle

The International Date Line

The Prime Meridian

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• Q14

What is the common characteristic shared by the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn?

They are located at the North and South Poles.

They both have tropical climates due to their proximity to the equator.

They are densely populated urban areas.

They are covered in ice and snow throughout the year.

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• Q15

Which of the following are called the "frigid zones"?

Between Antarctic Circle and Tropic of Capricorn

Arctic Circle and Antarctic  Circle

Between Arctic Circle and Tropic of Cancer

Between Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn

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