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Quiz on Time Zones


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Grade Standards: below 60% F, 60-70 D, 70-80 C, 80-90 B, 90-100 A.

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Answer these questions about time zones.

1 To calculate the difference in time between two places you need to know:
     
a) that there are 15 degrees in an hour
b) the difference in the degrees of longitude between the two places
c) what time it is at the initial location
d) All of the above
e) none of the above.
2 The purpose of the International Date Line is:
     
a) to make time zone calculations confusing
b) so that no two neighboring cities are one day apart in time
c) to have a set origin to start at when doing time zone calculations
d) to make sure that times are the same at equal distances from the equator
e) so that the day gets later the further west you travel.
3 It is 3:00 PM on Tuesday at 90 degrees west longitude. What time is it at 90 degrees east?
     
a) 9:00 PM on Tuesday
b) 3:00 AM on Wednesday
c) 9:00 AM on Wednesday
d) 6:00 PM on Tuesday
e) 3:00 PM on Tuesday
4 It is 5:00 AM on Friday at 0 degrees longitude. What time is it at 90 degrees east ?
     
a) 11:00 AM on Friday
b) 11:00 PM on Thursday
c) 5:00 PM on Friday
d) 5:00 AM on Saturday
e) None of the above
5 It is 3:00 PM on Tuesday at 135 degrees east longitude? What time is it at 150 degrees west?
     
a) 8:00 PM on Tuesday
b) 6:00 PM on Monday
c) 12:00 PM on Wednesday
d) 8:00 PM on Monday
e) 8:00 PM on Wednesday
6 It is 12:00 AM on Sunday at 90 degrees west longitude. What time is it at 180 degrees east?
     
a) 6:00 AM on Sunday
b) 12:00 PM on Sunday
c) 6:00 PM on Sunday
d) 12:00 AM on Monday
e) 4:00 AM on Saturday
7 It is 7:00 AM on Wednesday at 75 degrees west longitude. What time is it at 135 degrees east?
     
a) 7:00 PM on Tuesday
b) 11:00 PM on Wednesday
c) 6:00 PM on Wednesday
d) 11:00 AM on Wednesday
e) 9:00 PM on Wednesday
8 It is 10:00 AM on Monday at 120 degrees west longitude. What time is is at 0 degrees?
     
a) 6:00 AM on Monday
b) 6:00 PM on Monday
c) 2:00 AM on Monday
d) 10:00 AM on Monday
e) none of the above
9 It is 12:00 PM on Saturday at 135 degrees west. What time is it at 90 degrees east?
     
a) 3:00 AM on Sunday
b) 9:00 PM on Saturday
c) 7:00 PM on Friday
d) 12:00 PM on Sunday
e) 6:00 PM on Saturday
10 It is 10:00 AM on Thursday at 135 degrees west longitude. What time is it at 60 degrees west?
     
a) 5:00 AM on Thursday
b) 6:00 PM on Thursday
c) 11:00 PM on Thursday
d) 3:00 PM on Thursday
e) none of the above.





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