MCQ Questions for Class 6 Geography: Ch 2 Globe: Latitudes and Longitudes

MCQ Questions for Class 6 Geography: Ch 2 Globe: Latitudes and Longitudes

1. The 0 degree Meridian is also known as
(a) Prime Standard
(b) Prime Meridian
(c) Equator Prime
(d) Greenfield
► (b) Prime Meridian

2. The distance between the longitude
(a) Decreases towards Poles
(b) Increases towards Poles
(c) Decreases towards North Poles only
(d) Decreases towards South Poles only
► (a) Decreases towards Poles

3. The total number of meridians across the globe is
(a) 180
(b) 360
(c) 90
(d) 181
► (b) 360

4. Days and nights are equal throughout the globe when the sun is above:
(a) Poles
(b) Equator
(c) Tropic of Cancer
(d) Tropic of Capricorn
► (b) Equator

5. Dibrugarh is located in
(a) Assam
(b) Nagaland
(c) Arunanchal Pradesh
(d) Mizoram
► (a) Assam

6. This marks the location of the equator on Earth
(a) 20 degree
(b) 90 degree
(c) 180 degree
(d) 0 degree
► (d) 0 degree

7. Equator is an
(a) Imaginary rectangular line
(b) Imaginary circular line
(c) Imaginary straight line
(d) Imaginary triangular line
► (b) Imaginary circular line

8. _____ Lines run from east to west. They measure the distance north and south of the Equator
(a) Primary
(b) Longitude
(c) Standard
(d) Latitude
► (d) Latitude

9. The tropic of cancer and tropic of Capricorn are of
(a) Equal length
(b) Capricorn is shorter than the Cancer
(c) Capricorn is bigger than the Cancer
(d) Vey big difference between these two
► (a) Equal length

10. Two end point of the axis are called
(a) Grid
(b) Poles
(c) Equator
(d) Axis
► (b) Poles

11. IST stands for
(a) Internal Specific Time
(b) Internal Standard Temperate
(c) Indian Standard Time
(d) Indian Specific Time
► (c) Indian Standard Time

12. The line which cut the world into north and south latitude
(a) Equator
(b) Latitude
(c) Longitude
(d) Prime meridian
► (a) Equator

13. What are meridian of longitude?
(a) The lines running from north pole to the south poles
(b) The lines running from north pole to the east poles
(c) The lines running from north pole to the west poles
(d) The lines running from east pole to the south poles
► (a) The lines running from north pole to the south poles

14. The Frigid Zone lies near
(a) The Poles
(b) The Tropic of Capricorn
(c) The Equator
(d) The Tropic of Cancer
► (a) The Poles

15.The Prime Meridian passes through
(a) Greenwood
(b) Greenfield
(c) Greenwhich
(d) Greenwich
► (d) Greenwich

16. The total number of parallels across the globe is
(a) 181
(b) 360
(c) 80
(d) 90
► (a) 181

17. What are latitude and longitude lines?
(a) Thick and thin line that divide the Earth
(b) An imaginary line that divide the Earth
(c) A real line that divides the Earth
(d) Long and short line that divide the Earth
► (b) An imaginary line that divide the Earth

18. The Standard Meridian of India is
(a) 88°30' E
(b) 86°30' E
(c) 82°30' E
(d) 84°30' E
► (c) 82°30' E

19. Describe the shape of the Earth?
(a) A sphere which bulges at the poles and flattens at the centre
(b) A sphere which flattens at the poles and bulges at the centre
(c) A sphere which bulges at the poles and at the centre
(d) A perfect sphere
► (b) A sphere which flattens at the poles and bulges at the centre

20. What is a globe?
(a) It is a five-dimensional representation of the Earth
(b) It is a three-dimensional representation of the Earth
(c) It is a four-dimensional representation of the Earth
(d) It is a two-dimensional representation of the Earth
► (b) It is a three-dimensional representation of the Earth

21. The Arctic Circle is located in the
(a) Western hemisphere
(b) Southern hemisphere
(c) Northern hemisphere
(d) Eastern hemisphere
► (c) Northern hemisphere

22. The Northernmost end of the axis is ______
(a) South Pole
(b) Northern Hemisphere
(c) Southern Hemisphere
(d) North Pole
► (d) North Pole
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