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Quiz # 1. Latitude. Longitude, Time Zones, STZ, DST, IDL.
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How far north you live from the equator is measured as your ________, whereas an imaginary line marking all those places at that same distance north of the equator is called a
How far west you live from the prime meridian is measured as your ________, whereas an imaginary line marking all those places at that same distance west of the prime meridian is called a ________.
Standard time zones
are 15° wide because Earth rotates through that distance in one hour.
The difference in Sun time between two places located 30° in longitude apart from one another is
If it is 10:00 PM on July 3rd at 30° west, what date and time is it at 15° east?
July 4th; 1 A.M.
If City A is located 35° west of City B, the time at City A is ________ that at City B.
If it is 10:00 A.M. in Miami, Florida (Eastern time zone), what time is it in Los Angeles, California, located 3 time zones to the west in the Pacific Time zone?
The meridian opposite of Earth's prime meridian (0° longitude) is called
the International Date Line.
If you began a trip at 60° west, 20° north and traveled 120° farther west and 50° south, your new position would be
the International Dateline at 30° south.
Travelers flying west from Los Angeles (118° W) to Tokyo (139°) will cross the ________ and, as a result, they will ________ when crossing this meridian.
International Dateline; lose a day (Example: Saturday becomes Sunday.)
The practice of setting time ahead or behind during the year, out of coordination with the Sun, is termed
Daylight Saving Time.
The largest scale among the following representative fractions is:
If you wanted a map with a lot of detail of a small area you would want a:
A large scale map
The diagram below shows latitude measurements every 10 degrees and longitude measurements every 15 degrees. What is the latitude and longitude of point X?
50° N 45° W
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