Model Activity Task Class 7 Geography Solution February 2022

Model Activity Task Class 7 Geography subject has been released by the School Education Department of West Bengal . Here you will find the answers of the Model Activity Task Class 7 Geography with full answers and proper explanation .

Model Activity Task Class 7 Geography

Model Activity Task are very important for the students of School of West Bengal . These Model Activity Task are useful to know how much knowledge a student has acquired . Here you will get Model Activity Task Class 7 Geography Subject Solutions of the February Month .

Model Activity Task ClassClass 7
Model Activity Task SubjectGeography
Time PeriodFebruary 2022
Language English
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Model Activity Task Class 7 Geography February 2022

Model Activity Task Class 7 Geography February 2022 Solutions

The below are the answers and explanation of each and every question of Model Activity Task Class 7 Geography Subject for the Month of February 2022.

Model Activity Task
Class – VII
Environment and Geography
Full Marks : 20

Q1. Choose the correct answer from the given alternatives —-

1.1 India is located with respect to the equator in the –
(a) Northern hemisphere
(b) Southern hemisphere
(c) Eastern hemisphere
(d) Western hemisphere.
Answer and Explanation : Option [a] “Northern hemisphere ” is the Correct Answer

1.2 On globe, a parallel of latitude intersects a meridian of longitude at an angle of –
(a) 0º
(b) 90º
(c) 60º
(d) 30º.
Answer and Explanation : Option [b] “90º” is the Correct Answer

1.3 Each meridian of longitude drawn on globe is –
(a) Ellipse
(b) Circle
(c) Semi-Circle
(d) Rectilinear.
Answer and Explanation : Option [c] “Semi-Circle ” is the Correct Answer

2.1 Fill in the blanks with appropriate words
2.1.1 Earth takes __________ hour to cover 1º longitude.
2.1.2 The distance between two meridians is the maximum on
________________.

Answer and Explanation : 
2.1.1 Earth takes 0.06 hour (4minutes) to cover 1º longitude.
2.1.2 The distance between two meridians is the maximum on equator.

2.2 Match column A with column B :

Column AColumn B
23º30´NPrime Meridian
Indian Standard Time
82º30´ ETropic of Cancer

Answer and Explanation :

Column AColumn B
23º30´NTropic of Cancer
Prime Meridian
82º30´ EIndian Standard Time

Q3. Answer the following questions briefly :
3.1 What do you mean by parallels of latitude?

Answer and Explanation :
We have imagined parallel line on each side of equator. These parallel line are 90 in number on each side. These lines travels from East of Earth to the West. These parallel lines are known as Parallels of Latitude

3.2 Mention two utilities of GPS?
Answer and Explanation :
There are many uses of GPS (Global Positioning System) . Some of the uses of GPS are mentioned below:-
1. GPS system is used to determine the location of any device at any place on earth.
2. GPS system is used to determine the direction at any place on earth. Aeroplanes and Ships in the sea use the GPS System to navigate and reach the final destination.
3. GPS System is also use to track the movement of any object.
4. GPS System has helped to create a map of earth.

Q4. Answer the following question
Write three differences between parallels and meridians.

Answer and Explanation :
Difference between Parallels and Meridians are as follows.

ParallelsMeridians
The other name of Parallels is latitudeThe other name of Meridians is Longitude
Parallels (Latitude) don’t intersect each other at any point.All Meridians intersect at two places – North Pole and South pole.
In Parallels, we use the notations N and S for denoting directions.
N – North
S- South
In Meridians , we use the notations E and W for denoting the directions.
E- East
W- West
Each and every parallel is a full circleEach and every meridian is a semi circle
Every Parallel is of different lengthThe length of each meridian is same
A distance of 19312.128 km is to be travelled to cross all the parallelA distance of 38624.256 km is to be travelled to cross all the meridians.

Q5. Answer the following question
How can you determine the longitude of any place? Explain with suitable diagram.
Answer and Explanation :
We can determine the longitude of any place with the help of a globe. To determine the Latitude , follow these steps —
1. Let we have to check the longitude of Point A.
2. See that the Point A is on the Right hand side i.e. The Point A is on East Side.
3. Check the Angles Now , The Point A is at 150 degree line.
4. The Point A is 150 degree East.

 determine the longitude

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