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# Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 6th Social Science Term 3 Answers Guide chapter 2 - Globe [Latest edition]

## Chapter 2: Globe

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Exercise [Pages 183 - 185]

### Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 6th Social Science Term 3 Answers Guide Chapter 2 Globe Exercise [Pages 183 - 185]

Exercise | Q I. 1. | Page 183

The shape of the Earth is _____________.

• Square

• Rectangle

• Geoid

• Circle

Exercise | Q I. 2. | Page 183

The North Pole is ______.

• 90° N Latitude

• 90° S latitude

• 90° W Longitude

• 90° E longitude

Exercise | Q I. 3. | Page 183

The area found between 0° and 180° E lines of longitude is called.

• Southern Hemisphere

• Western Hemisphere

• Northern Hemisphere

• Eastern Hemisphere

Exercise | Q I. 4. | Page 183

The 23 ½° N line of latitude is called _____________.

• Tropic of Capricorn

• Tropic of Cancer

• Arctic Circle

• Antarctic Circle

Exercise | Q I. 5. | Page 183

180° line of longitude is ______.

• Equator

• International Date Line

• Prime Meridian

• North Pole

Exercise | Q I. 6. | Page 183

The Sun is found overhead the Greenwich Meridian at.

• 12 midnight

• 12 noon

• 1 p.m.

• 11 a.m.

Exercise | Q I. 7. | Page 184

A day has _____________.

• 1240 minutes

• 1340 minutes

• 1440 minutes

• 1140 minutes

Exercise | Q I. 8. | Page 184

Which of the following lines of longitude is considered for the Indian Standard Time?

• 82½° E

• 82½° W

• 81½° E

• 81½° W

Exercise | Q I. 9. | Page 184

The total number of lines of latitude are ______.

• 171

• 161

• 181

• 191

Exercise | Q I. 10. | Page 183

The total number of lines of longitude are ______.

• 370

• 380

• 360

• 390

#### Fill in the blanks

Exercise | Q II. 1. | Page 184

The line of latitude which is known as the Great Circle is ______________.

Exercise | Q II. 2. | Page 184

The imaginary lines drawn horizontally on Earth from the West to East are called ____________.

Exercise | Q II. 3. | Page 184

The 90° lines of latitude on the Earth are called _____________.

Exercise | Q II. 4. | Page 184

The Prime Meridian is also called ______________.

Exercise | Q II. 5. | Page 184

The world is divided into ____________ time zones.

Exercise | Q III. 1. | Page 184

choose the odd one.

• North Pole

• South Pole

• Equator

• International Date Line

Exercise | Q III. 2. | Page 184

Choose the odd one.

• Tropic of Capricorn

• Tropic of Cancer

• Equator

• Prime Meridian

Exercise | Q III. 3. | Page 184

choose the odd one.

• Torrid Zone

• Time Zone

• Temperate Zone

• Frigid Zone

Exercise | Q III. 4. | Page 184

choose the odd one.

• Royal Astronomical Observatory

• Prime Meridian

• Greenwich Meridian

• International Date Line

Exercise | Q III. 5. | Page 184

Choose the odd one.

• 10° North

• 20° South

• 30° North

• 40° West

Exercise | Q IV | Page 184

Match the following

 A B 0° line of latitude Pole 0° line of longitude International Date Line 180° line of longitude Greenwich 90° line of latitude Equator
Exercise | Q V | Page 184

Examine the following statements

1. The Earth is spherical in shape.
2. The shape of the Earth is called a geoid.
3. The Earth is flat.
Look at the options given below and choose the correct answer
• 1 and 3 are correct

• 2 and 3 are correct

• 1 and 2 are correct

• 1,2 and 3 are correct

#### Examine the following statements

Exercise | Q VI | Page 185

Statement I: The lines of latitude on Earth are used to find the location of a place and define the heat zones on Earth.

Statement II: The lines of longitudes on Earth are used to find the location of a place and to calculate time.
Choose the correct option

• Statement I is correct; II is wrong

• Statement I is wrong; II correct

• Both the statements are correct

• Both the statements are wrong

#### Name the following

Exercise | Q VII. 1. | Page 185

The imaginary lines drawn horizontally on Earth.

Exercise | Q VII. 2. | Page 185

The imaginary lines drawn vertically on Earth.

Exercise | Q VII. 3. | Page 185

The three dimensional model of the Earth.

Exercise | Q VII. 4. | Page 185

India is located in this hemisphere based on lines of longitude.

Exercise | Q VII. 5. | Page 185

The network of lines of latitude and longitude.

Exercise | Q VIII. 1. | Page 185

What is a Geoid?

Exercise | Q VIII. 2. | Page 185

What is local time?

Exercise | Q VIII. 3. | Page 185

How many times would the sun pass overhead a line of longitude?

Exercise | Q VIII. 4. | Page 185

What are lines of latitude and longitude?

Exercise | Q VIII. 5. | Page 185

Name the four hemispheres of the Earth.

#### Give reasons

Exercise | Q IX. 1. | Page 185

The 0° line of longitude is called the Greenwich Meridian.

Exercise | Q IX. 2. | Page 185

The regions on Earth between North & South lines of latitude (66 ½°) and poles (90°) is called Frigid Zone.

Exercise | Q IX. 3. | Page 185

The International Date Line runs zigzag.

Exercise | Q X. 1. | Page 185

What are the uses of globe?

Exercise | Q X. 2. | Page 185

How are the hemispheres divided on the basis of lines of latitude and longitude? Explain with diagrams.

Exercise | Q X. 3. | Page 185

What are the significant lines of latitude? Explain the zones found between them.

Exercise | Q X. 4. | Page 185

Explain Indian Standard Time.

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