# Balbharati solutions for Geography 6th Standard Maharashtra State Board chapter 1 - The Earth and the Graticule [Latest edition]

## Chapter 1: The Earth and the Graticule

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Exercise [Pages 8 - 9]

### Balbharati solutions for Geography 6th Standard Maharashtra State Board Chapter 1 The Earth and the Graticule Exercise [Pages 8 - 9]

Exercise | Q (A) (1) | Page 8

Choose the correct option.

What term is used for the imaginary east-west horizontal lines on the earth?

• Meridians

• International Date Line

• Parallels

Exercise | Q (A) (2) | Page 8

Choose the correct option.

What is the shape of the meridians?

• Circular

• Semicircular

• Points

Exercise | Q (A) (3) | Page 8

Choose the correct option.

What do the parallels of latitude and meridians of longitude together form on the globe?

• Angular distance

• Hemisphere

• Graticule

Exercise | Q (A) (4) | Page 8

Choose the correct option.

How many parallels are there in the northern hemisphere?

• 90

• 89

• 91

Exercise | Q (A) (5) | Page 8

Choose the correct option.

Which circle forms the eastern and western hemispheres?

• 0° parallel and 180° meridian

• 0° Prime Meridian and 180° meridian

• North and South Polar circles

Exercise | Q (A) (6) | Page 8

Choose the correct option.

Which circle appears as a point on the globe?

• Equator

• North/South Pole

• Prime Meridian

Exercise | Q (A) (7) | Page 8

Choose the correct option.

How many places on the earth may be located on 45°N parallel?

• one

• many

• two

Exercise | Q (B) (1) | Page 8

Observe a globe and examine the following statements. Correct the wrong one.

Parallels of latitude lie parallel to the Prime Meridian.

• Right

• Wrong

Exercise | Q (B) (2) | Page 8

Observe a globe and examine the following statements. Correct the wrong one.

All parallels of latitude converge at the equator.

• Right

• Wrong

Exercise | Q (B) (3) | Page 8

Observe a globe and examine the following statements. Correct the wrong one.

Parallels and meridians are imaginary lines.

• Right

• Wrong

Exercise | Q (B) (4) | Page 8

Observe a globe and examine the following statement. Correct the wrong one.

8° 4' 65'' is a north meridians.

• Right

• Wrong

Exercise | Q (B) (5) | Page 8

Observe a globe and examine the following statement. Correct the wrong one.

Meridians are parallel to each other.

• Right

• Wrong

Exercise | Q C | Page 8

Find the correct graticule out of the following.

Exercise | Q (D) (1) | Page 9

How will you express the latitude and longitude of the North Pole?

Exercise | Q (D) (2) | Page 9

How much is the angular distance between the Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn?

Exercise | Q (D) (3) | Page 9

Using a globe, write down the names of the countries through which the equator passes.

Exercise | Q (D) (4) | Page 9

Write down the main uses of the graticule.

Exercise | Q E | Page 9

Complete the following table.

 Characteristics Parallels of latitude Meridians of longitude Shape Size Size of each parallel is different. Distance Distance between two meridians is larger on the equator and the same decreases towards the Poles.

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## Balbharati solutions for Geography 6th Standard Maharashtra State Board chapter 1 - The Earth and the Graticule

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Concepts covered in Geography 6th Standard Maharashtra State Board chapter 1 The Earth and the Graticule are Introduction to the Earth and the Graticule, Angular Distance, Meridians of Longitude, The Graticule, Concept of Latitudes.

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