# Balbharati solutions for Geography 8th Standard Maharashtra State Board chapter 1 - Local Time and Standard Time [Latest edition]

## Solutions for Chapter 1: Local Time and Standard Time

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Exercises [Page 8]

### Balbharati solutions for Geography 8th Standard Maharashtra State Board Chapter 1 Local Time and Standard Time Exercises [Page 8]

Exercises | Q 1.1 | 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

Exercises | Q 1.2 | 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

Exercises | Q 1.3 | 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

Exercises | Q 2.1 | Page 8

Give geographical reason:

The local time is decided by the noon time.

Exercises | Q 2.2 | Page 8

Give geographical reason:

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

Exercises | Q 2.3 | Page 8

Give geographical reason:

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

Exercises | Q 2.4 | Page 8

Give geographical reason:

Canada has 6 different standard times.

Exercises | Q 3.1 | Page 8

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

Exercises | Q 3.2 | Page 8

How is the standard time of a place determined?

Exercises | Q 3.3 | Page 8

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?

Exercises | Q 4 | 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
Exercises | Q 5 | 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

#### Activity

Exercises | Q 6.1 | 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.

Exercises | Q 6.2 | Page 8

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

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## Balbharati solutions for Geography 8th Standard Maharashtra State Board chapter 1 - Local Time and Standard Time

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Concepts covered in Geography 8th Standard Maharashtra State Board chapter 1 Local Time and Standard Time are Introduction to Local Time and Standard Time, Rotation and the Relative Location of the Sun, Day Time and Night Time, Local Time, Standard Time, Indian Standard Time, Universal Standard Time.

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