Question Pool Seasons and Time

# Seasons and Time - SAMAGRA Question Pool & Answers | Class 10 English Medium

Kerala Syllabus SAMAGRA SCERT SAMAGRA Question Pool for Class 10 English Medium Geography Seasons and Time

Qn 1.

Each country considers a particular longtitude as a standard meridian for a common time, Why?

Each longitude has a different local time. If different places within a country have different times, it may cause confusions and problems. Therefore the longitudinal

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Qn 2.

Explain the importance of Greenwich Line and International Date Line in time calculation.

Greenwich line -

• Zero degree longitude.

• Time at Greenwich is considered as the base for world time

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Qn 3.

Who among the children can first see the rising sun?
children from Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai

Kolkata

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Qn 4.

How much is the time required for the Indian territory to move past the sun?

• The time required to pass 10 longitude is 4 minutes

• The time required to pass 30 degree 30 x 4 = 120

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Qn 5.

Why is the Greenwich Line called the Prime Meridian?

Time anywhere in the world is calculated based on the Greenwich

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Qn 6.

Match column B with A

Greenwich Time 6 am – Monday

 A B 1 30 0 East A 10 PM Sunday 2 120 0 West B 2 AM Monday 3 90 0 East C 6.16 AM Monday 4 60 0 West D 12 Noon Monday 5 4 0 East E 8 AM Monday
` 1-E,2-A,3-D,4-B,5-C`

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Qn 7.

Complete the table given below assuming,

Greenwich Time:Monday 8 AM

 Westward Eastward Longitude Day Time Longitude Day Time 300 Monday a............... 300 b............... 10 AM C.................. Monday 5 AM 450 d................ e..............

a. 6AM, b. Monday c. 450    d. Monday e. 11

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Qn 8.

Why is 82½0 E longitude considered as the standard meridian of India?

Longitudinal Extent of India = 680 East- 970 East.
The 82½ ° East longitude

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Qn 9.

Which of the following statement is false?

a. Earth rotates from west to east.                                                                                                            b.Earth takes 24 hours to complete one rotation.
c. In one hour, the sun passes over 4° longitudes.
d.The sun rises in the east.

c. In one hour, the sun passes over 4°

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Qn 10.

Which is the latitudinal region where the seasonal changes are very obvious ?

Mid latitudinal region(Temperate zone).

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Qn 11.

Name the two transitional seasons between summer and winter?

Spring and Autumn

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Qn 12.

Identify the season during which the plants shed their leaves?

a.winter     b.spring

c.summer    d.autumn

d.autumn

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Qn 13.

Which season is experienced in the northern hemisphere when sun apparently shifts from tropic of cancer to the equator?

a. Spring b. Summer c. Autumn d. Winters

b.summer

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Qn 14.

Where is the apparent position of the sun on following days?

a: September 23rd  b: June 21

a. Equator

b. Tropic of

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Qn 15.

Which among the following statements is not related to longitude?

a.Time calculation.

b.Time zones

c.The value increases poleward.

c.The value increases

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Qn 16.

Complete the table given below

 Earth Time required To rotate 150 A ............................... To complete one rotation B. ............................... To complete a revolution C ................................

A: 1 Hour

B: 24 Hours

C: 365 Days 6

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Qn 17.

Find the longitude of the place in the Eastern Hemisphere with a time difference of 7 hours from the Greenwich time?

One degree longitude = 4 minutes

15 degrees = 1 hour

15 x 7 = 1050

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Qn 18.

Geetha and Gopu moved 100 eastward and westward respectively, What is the time difference between these two places ?

The longitudinal difference between them is 10 degrees + 10 degrees = 20 degrees.
1º (degree) longitude has a time difference of 4 minutes.
20 x 4

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Qn 19.

Write a phenomena that occur on the earth due to the tilt of axis ?

Apparent movement of the sun / climatical change /variation in

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Qn 20.

Office hours in Manipur start at 8 am. What is the geographical reason for this?

Manipur is an eastern state.

In the eastern states, daylight starts early and it gets dark

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Qn 21.

A man started travelling westward from India on Wednesday at 8 am and reached Newyork after 10 hours.calculate the time at Newyork then?

India - New York Longitudinal Difference
=82½ degrees+ 74 degrees = 156½ degrees
Time difference

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Qn 22.

Which of the following days is a winter solstice?

a. September 23    b. March 21

c. December 22      d. June 21

December 22

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Qn 23.

What are the seasons experienced in India when the apparent position of the Sun is on Tropic of cancer and Tropic of capricon ?

Tropic of cancer - summer

Tropic of capricon –

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Qn 24.

What are the reasons for the occurrence of seasons?

Revolution of earth

- inclination of axis

- The parallelism of

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Qn 25.

Sun rises in Kerala about 1½ hours after the sunrise in the eastern parts of India. Why?

- Earth rotates from west to east

- There is a longitudinal difference of 221/2 0 between Kerala and eastern end of

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Qn 26.

Find the time difference between the given longitudes.

97 degrees east - 68 degrees east

The difference between given longitudes is = 290

1 degree longitude corresponds to 4 minutes

Thus

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Qn 27.

The plants sprouting,Mango trees blooming and Jackfruit trees bearing buds. In which season do these usually occur?

Spring

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Qn 28.

A cricket match starts in England at 9am Monday .At What time can it be watched live in India ?why?

England standard Meridian = 0 degrees (Greenwich Line)

Indian Standard Meridian = 82½ 0 East

The

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Qn 29.

If the statement below is incorrect, rewrite it.

December 22 to March 21 is the spring season in the Northern Hemisphere.

December 22 to March 21 is the winter season in the Northern Hemisphere

March 21 to June 21 is the seasonal spring in the Northern

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Qn 30.

Below are the pictures drawn by Veena and Ravi depicting International Date Line. Which of these is correct? Why?

1. Veena 2.Ravi

Picture 1 is correct (Veena)

International Date Line drawn deviated to avoid the inhabited land areas.

If this line passes through the land,

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Qn 31.

What change should be made in the calendar for travellers crossing the International Date Line towards west?
(a) increase a day     (b) reduce one day
(c) 12 hours increase  (d) None of these

(a) Increase a day

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Qn 32.

February has 29 days once in every 4 years.why ?

It takes 365 days 6 hours for completing one revolution.Normally 365 days are there in a calender year.Remaining 6 hours in every year is taken together as one

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