# Class 5 Social Studies Chapter 1 Question Answers

Class 5 Social Studies Chapter 1 Question Answers include complete exercises and extra important questions related to Globe. Answers are precise and easy to understand. A globe is a small model of the Earth and it is used to study the Earth. Latitudes and longitudes are imaginary and important reference lines used to find the location of any place on the globe. These lines combine and make a network called the global grid.

### Class 5 Social Studies Chapter 1 Question Answers

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1. The Earth rotates about an imaginary line called the axis.
2. The Earth is dived into two imaginary hemispheres along an imaginary line called the Equator.
3. Latitudes are the lines that run parallel to the Equator.
4. On a globe, the lines running between two poles are called longitude or meridians.
5. The latitude marked by 23.5° S is known as the Tropic of Capricorn.
6. The Meridian marked by 0° is called the Prime Meridian.

##### Class 5 Social Studies Chapter 1 Question Answers

1. How is the globe useful?
Answer: Globe is a small model of the Earth. It is used for the study of the Earth, and- to know the shape and location of the continents, oceans, seas, countries, and cities.

2. Why are latitudes and longitudes drown on the globe?
Answer: To locate places on the globe.

3. What is the Prime Meridian?
Answer: The longitude between the poles running through the Royal Observatory at Greenwich in London (0°) is called the Prime Meridian or the Greenwich Meridian.

4. If a place has a latitude of 10° N, is it in the Northern or Southern Hemisphere?
Answer: The place is located in the Northern hemisphere.

5. We know that the nearer a place is to the poles, the cooler it is likely to be.
Which city of the following is likely to be colder?
(a) City X (30° N, 25° W) or City Y (60°N, 20°E)
(b) City W (40° S, 75° E) or City Z (75° S, 50° W)

(a) City Y (60° N) is colder as it is nearer to the North pole.
(b) City Z (75° S) is colder as it is nearer to the South pole.

##### Class 5 Social Studies Chapter 1 Question Answers – MCQs

1. Which of these is an imaginary line?
(A) the Equator
(B) Longitude
(C) Latitude
(D) All of these

2. Which of these pertains to the North Pole?
(A) 90° N
(B) 0° N
(C) 180° N
(D) 180° S

3. Which of these lies in the Southern Hemisphere?
(A) Tropic of Cancer
(B) Arctic Circle
(C) Tropic of Capricorn
(D) All of these

4. The longitude of a place tells us
(A) how far north or south a place is from the Equator
(B) how far east or west a place is from the Equator
(C) how far north or south a place is from the Prime Meridian
(D) how far east or west a place is from the Prime Meridian

5. The longest latitude is the:
(A) Tropic of Cancer
(B) Tropic of Capricorn
(C) the Equator
(D) All of these

6. The longest longitude is the:
(A) the Prime Meridian
(B) 180° East
(C) 90° West
(D) they are all equal

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