MCQ Questions (1 Mark)

Geography
Chapter 2 Class 6 Geography - Latitudes and Longitudes

## Match the columns

 Column A Column B Prime Meridian a.Hottest region Equator b. Greenwich Torrid Zone c. Poles Axis d. Great Circle

### OPTIONS:

#### D. 1 - d , 2 - b, 3 - c , 4 - a

The correct answer is option is (C):  1 - b , 2 - d , 3 - a , 4 - c.

### Detailed Explanation by Teachoo

• Prime Meridian is the most important meridian or line of longitude that divides the earth into two equal halves called hemispheres. It passes through Greenwich, London, and has a longitude of 0°.

Thus, (1) matches with ( b) Greenwich .

• The Equator is the most important parallel or line of latitude that divides the earth into two equal halves called hemispheres. It has a latitude of 0° and is the l argest circle on the globe.

Thus, (2)  matches with (d)Great Circle .

• The Torrid Zone is the region of the earth that lies between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn. It is also known as the Tropical Zone or the Tropics. It receives direct sunlight throughout the year and has a hot and humid climate.

Thus, (3)  matches with (a) Hottest region .

• The Axis is an imaginary line passing through the centre of the earth from the North Pole to the South Pole. It is tilted at an angle of 23.5° from the vertical plane. The earth rotates around its axis once every 24 hours, causing day and night.

Thus, (4) matches with (c) Poles .