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Chapter 1: Local Time and Standard Time

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Balbharati solutions for Maharashtra state board (SSC) Class 8 Geography Chapter 1 Local Time and Standard Time Exercise [Page 8]

Exercise | Q 1 | Page 8

Complete the sentence by selecting the correct option: 

The earth requires 24 hours for one rotation.  In one hour, 

  • 5 longitudes will face the sun 

  • 10 longitudes will face the sun 

  • 15 longitudes will face the sun 

  •  20 longitudes will face the sun 

Exercise | Q 2 | Page 8

Complete the sentence by selecting the correct option: 

To calculate the difference between the local times of any two places on the earth

  • the noon time at both the places should be known

  • the difference in degrees of their longitudes should be known

  • the difference in standard times of both the places should be known

  • Changes need to be made according to International Date Line

Exercise | Q 3 | Page 8

Complete the sentence by selecting the correct option: 

The differene between the local time of any two consecutive longitudes is   

  • 15 minutes 

  • 04 minutes 

  • 30 minutes 

  • 60 minutes 

Balbharati solutions for Maharashtra state board (SSC) Class 8 Geography Chapter 1 Local Time and Standard Time Exercise [Page 8]

Exercise | Q 1 | Page 8

Give geographical reason: 

The local time is decided by the noon time. 

Exercise | Q 2 | Page 8

Give geographical reason:

The local time at Greenwich is considered to be the international standard time. 

Exercise | Q 3 | Page 8

Give geographical reason: 

The standard time of India has been decided by the local time at 82.5° E longitude. 

Exercise | Q 4 | Page 8

Give geographical reason:

Canada has 6 different standard times.

Balbharati solutions for Maharashtra state board (SSC) Class 8 Geography Chapter 1 Local Time and Standard Time Exercise [Page 8]

Exercise | Q 1 | Page 8

Answer in brief: 

If it is 12 noon at 60°E longitude, then   explain  what would be the time at 30° W longitude? 

Exercise | Q 2 | Page 8

Answer in brief:

How is the standard time of a place determined? 

Exercise | Q 3 | Page 8

Answer in brief:

A football match being played at Sao Paulo, Brazil started in India at 6 am   IST. Explain what would be the local time at Sao Paulo? 

Balbharati solutions for Maharashtra state board (SSC) Class 8 Geography Chapter 1 Local Time and Standard Time Exercise [Page 8]

Exercise | Q 1 | Page 8

If it is 10 pm on 21st June at Prime Meridian, write the dates and  time at A, B and C  in the table

Place  Longitude  Date  Time 
A 120° E    
B 160° W     
C 60°E    

Balbharati solutions for Maharashtra state board (SSC) Class 8 Geography Chapter 1 Local Time and Standard Time Exercise [Page 8]

Exercise | Q 1 | Page 8

Write the situations of place A shown in these diagrams in the boxes below them : 

(i) Sunrise  (ii) midnight  (iii) noon  (iv) Sunset

Balbharati solutions for Maharashtra state board (SSC) Class 8 Geography Chapter 1 Local Time and Standard Time Exercise Activity [Page 8]

Activity | Q 1 | Page 8

Look for the actual granny’s clock in Shri Acharya Atre’s poem :  “Aajiche Ghadyal “ ( granny’s clock). Look for this poem on the internet or in reference books. 

Activity | Q 2 | Page 8

Find out the velocity of the earth’s rotation in km/ hour.

Chapter 1: Local Time and Standard Time

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