Quiz # 38



#1 The latitude of a place expresses its angular position relative to the place of—

latitude:The measurement, in degrees, of a place’s distance north or south of the equator.

#2 The sun rays fall vertically on the Tropic of Cancer on:

On 21 June the sun rays fall directly on tropic of cancer. And it is the longest day in Northern hemisphere.

#3 Which of the following best describes longitude?

Longitude is the distance of a place east or west of an imaginary line between the North Pole and the South Pole.

#4 Which one of the following would have occurred if the earth had not been inclined on its own axis?

#5 The place which has the longest day and the shortest night on 22nd December, is—

On December 22, when the Earths Southern Hemisphere is tilted toward the sun. The suns vertical rays strike the Tropic of Capricorn, 23.5 degrees south of the Equator.

January 2, 2020

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