Mathematics Practice Test – Longitude and Latitude (Questions with Answers and Explanations)

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Two places X and Y on the equator are on longitudes 67oE and 123°E respectively. How far ¡s X from the North pole? (Take the radius of the earth = 6400km and π = \frac{22}{7} )

A. 10,110 km
B. 10,057 km
C. 10,200 km
D. 10,100 km



A (300N, 470E), B (300N, 830E). The angle between A and B is _______

A. 200
B. 300
C. 360
D. 830


Two towns X(40oN, 37oW) and Y(40°N,82°W) are on the earth surface, calculate the radius of the parallel of X to the nearest kilometer. (Take the radius of the earth = 6400km and π = \frac{22}{7})

A. 4900 km
B. 4702.4 km
C. 4804 km
D.4609 km


Two places A (72°S, 78°E) and B (70°S, 42°E) are on the earth surface along the parallel of latitude. If it will take 10 hours to travel from A to B, Calculate its speed to the nearest km/h. (Take the radius of the earth = 6400km and π = \frac{22}{7})

A. 137 km/hr
B. 138 km/hr
C. 139 km/hr
D. 136 km/hr


Two towns X(40oN, 37oW) and Y(40°N,82°W) are on the earth surface, calculate the distance between X and Y along the parallel of latitude (Take the radius of the earth = 6400km and π = \frac{22}{7}).

A. 3700 km
B. 3800 km
C. 3852 km
D. 3900 km

 

 

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