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Q1
The approximate distance 'as the crow flies' from Iso to Julo is
A
3.0 km.
B
4.0 km.
C
5.0 km.
D
6.0 km.
E
Q2

If the time at the Greenwich Meridian is 11.00am, what would the local time be at a place 750W?

A

6.00 pm.

B

5.00 pm.

C

6.00am.

D

5.00 am.

E
Q3

What is the distance along a great circle between Latitudes 270C and 23.50N of the equator?

A

5,705.5 km.

B

5,610.5 km.

C

5,500.5 km.

D

5,405.5 km.

E
Q4

What is the approximate distance of town X from the equator, if it is located on latitude 140N

A

1555 km.

B

1232 km.

C

441 km.

D

42 km.

E
Q5

If the time is 10.00 am. in belfast (Longitude 600W). the time at leningrad (Longitude 30 will be

A

4.00 am

B

12.00 noon

C

4.00 pm

D

6.00 pm

E
Q6

As a volley ball match was neen played in town Y, the referee observed that the local time was noon which the Greenwich Mean Time was 22.00 hours on the same day. What is the longitude of town Y?

A

20E

B

20W

C

145W

D

150W

E
Q7

If it is 3 pm. GMT on Sunday at Accra, what will be the local time in town X located on longitude 165E?

A

2.00 am on Saturday.

B

10.00 pm on Sunday.

C

11.00 pm. on Sunday.

D

2.00 am on Monday.

E
Q8

The longitude of London is 0 while that of Sydney, Australia, is about 150E. The time at Sydney would therefore be

A

20 hours ahead of that of London.

B

10 hours ahead of that of London.

C

16 hours behind that of London.

D

10 hours behind that of London.

E
Q9

It A is located on latitude 6N and B on latitude 12N, what is the distance between the two places?

A

1,998 km.

B

777 km.

C

666 km.

D

66.6 km.

E
Q10
Which of the following statements is true
A
Any two opposite lines of latitude make a great circle.
B
Local time in places west of the Greenwich is ahead of local in the east time.
C
A time different of 4 minutes exist for every 24 degree of latitude.
D
The distance of one degree of latitude is constantly at approximately 111km
E
Angular distances east and west of the equator are measured in degrees of latitude.
Q11

The commentary of a football match which started at 1600 hours GMT in a town P(45W) was heard in town Q at 2200 hours GMT. What is the longitude of Q?

A

39W.

B

45W.

C

51E.

D

90W.

E

135E

Q12

If the local time at a place X is 12.00 noon when the G.M.T is 5.00 am, then X is located on longitude

A

105E.

B

105W.

C

75W.

D

75E.

E

180E.

Q13
The angular difference between the true north and magnetic north is called the
A
magnetic grid.
B
angle of incidence.
C
magnetic variation.
D
grid reference.
E
magnetic location.
Q14

During a football match, the referee observed that the local time was noon while the Greenwich Mean Time was 16.16 hours. What is the longitude of the place where the match was being played?

A

56E

B

60E

C

60W

D

64E

E

64W

Q15

The distance of Leningrad (1at. 60N, long. 30E) from the equator is approximately

A

8880 km

B

6660 km

C

5700 km

D

3330 km

E

1110 km