Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time Short Answer Test Questions

Dava Sobel
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1. What toy does the narrator play with at the beginning of Chapter 1: Imaginary Lines?

2. The difference between longitude and latitude is that latitude lines _____________ each other.

3. In AD 150, who plotted lines of longitude and latitude?

4. In the earliest lines of latitude, what marked the zero-degree line?

5. The placement of the prime meridian was a ____________ decision.

6. What is the main difference in measuring longitude and latitude?

7. When measuring longitude, each hour of time difference between the ship and starting point marks a progress of how many degrees of longitude?

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