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INTERNATIONAL INDIAN SCHOOL, JEDDAH

Sub: Social (Worksheet) III-V BLOCK The location of


places on the
Earth can be
NAME :____________________ CLASS:V_____ ROLL NO:_____ pinpointed by
using both latitude
and longitude

LESSON:2 PARALLELS AND MERIDIANS

I.Fill in the blanks


1. The end points of the earth are called _______________________.
2. Meridians are also called as ______________________________.
3. The portion of the earth lying above the equator is called the __________________.
4. The _____________________ of 180 E and 180W is the same line.
5. The city of_________________ in (Madhya Pradesh) was taken as the
prime meridian by the early geographers and astrologers.
6. There are _____________________ meridians on the globe.
7. The word ante meridiem means _________________________________
8. The word 'MERIDIAN' comes from the Latin word ________which means _________.
II. Name the following:-
1. The longest parallel____________________

2. The 0 meridian that passes through Greenwich___________________

3. The 90 S parallel_________________________

4. 66 N is known as________________________

III.Write True or False:-

1. All meridians are of the same length. ( )


2. There are 180 parallels. ( )
3. Apart from their values parallels are marked as E or W. ( )
4. To locate a place on earth, we must know its latitude and longitude. ( )
IV.Define the following:-

1.Grid:________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________

2.
Axis:________________________________________________________________3.
Equator:_____________________________________________________________

V.Using the world map in an atlas locate the country through which the following

parallels and meridians are passing.

1.30N 60E:___________________ 2. 30S 60W:___________________

3.30S 150E:___________________ 3.60N 120w:___________________

VI.Look at the picture down and answer the following questions.

a)1. A set of circles can be drawn on the surface of the earth are called
____________________or_____________________

2. The North Pole is written as ___________

b. Write down all the important parallels.

1.__________________________

2.__________________________

3.__________________________

4.__________________________

5.__________________________

6.__________________________

7.__________________________