Latitude and Longitude Review Map A horizonal lines on map, north to top

Map B
vertical lines on map, north to top
Identify whether the statements below are true or false.

1. The lines on Map A would be parallels rather than meridians.

2. The lines on Map A would be used to measure longitude rather than latitude.

3. The lines on Map B would be parallels rather than meridians.

4. The lines on Map B would be used to measure longitude rather than latitude.

5. Latitude measures north or south of the equator.

6. Longitude measures east or west of the prime meridian.

7. Parallels are used to measure longitude.

8. Latitude is measured by using parallels.

9. The equator is a parallel.

10. The equator is the base line for longitude.

11. The latitude of the equator is 0°.

12. Latitude must be described as N or S unless it is the equator.

13. The base line for longitude runs from north to south through England.

14. The base line for longitude is the international date line.

15. The Greenwich Meridian has a longitude of 0°.

16. The highest possible latitude is 180°.

17. The highest possible longitude is 180°.

18. Longitude must be describes as E or W unless it is the Prime Meridian or the International Date Line.

19. The North Pole has no latitude.

20. The South Pole has no longitude.

21. Latitude should always precede longitude except in computer applications.

22. Up and north mean the same things.

23. Down and south are synonyms.

24. 1° 30' 30" is one degree thirty minutes and thirty seconds.

25. 1° 30' is the same as 1 1/2° .

26. 48° 32' is the same as 48° 32' 45".

27. 60° equals a circle.

28. 120° 30" is the same as 120 1/2°.

29. 14° 15' is the same as 14 1/4°.

30. The latitude and longitude coordinates of the south pole are 90°S.


Answers: 1. T; 2. F; 3. F; 4. T; 5. T; 6. T; 7. F; 8. T; 9. T; 10. F; 11. T; 12. T; 13. T; 14. F; 15. T; 16. F; 17. T; 18. T; 19. F; 20. T; 21. T; 22. F; 23. F; 24. T; 25. T; 26. T; 27. F; 28. F; 29. T; 30. T.


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