CBSE Class 6 Geography Chapter 2 Notes - Globe Latitudes and Longitudes


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Globes are the spherical models of the earth. The purpose of the globes is pretty much similar to the maps. The model globe which is made for the earth is simply known as the terrestrial globe. The model globe which is used for the celestial sphere is known as the celestial globe. You can find all the answers to globes in the Class 6 Geography Chapter 2 notes.

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FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

1. What is the Correct Shape of our Earth?

Ans: The correct shape of our earth is like geoid-earth. In simpler words, it is shaped like an orange.

2. What Exactly can be Defined as a Globe?

Ans: A 3-dimensional model depicting the earth is known as the globe.

3. Mention the Latitudinal Value of the Tropic of Cancer?

Ans: The latitudinal value of the Tropic of Cancer is 23 ½o North.

4. What are latitudes and longitudes Class 6?

Ans: Latitude refers to the angles that start from Zero degrees at the equator to 90 degrees at the north or south pole. Longitudes refer to the east and west point on the earth’s surface. Students should read this chapter in detail to get a better and detailed understanding of the concepts. They should also refer to Vedantu’s Revision Notes Chapter 2 Class 6 Geography as these notes will help them retain the important points which will thereby help them score better grades in the exam.

5. What is a Globe Class 6 CBSE?

Ans: A globe is a true and exact model of the planet earth in miniature form. The countries, continents and oceans are presented in their exact shapes on the globe. There are different types of globes available for study. These include the big ones, that are not easy to carry around and are usually used by the teachers in the schools or the universities, to convey the teachings to the students. There are also small globes or pocket globes that can be carried around easily and can be accessed at any given time. It is not fixed and can be spun around for easy access.

6. Why do we have standard time?

Ans: The local times of different countries are different because of their location on the meridians. For instance, in India, there is a difference of One hour and 45 minutes concerning the local times of Dwarka in Gujarat and Dibrugarh in Assam. Therefore, it becomes a necessity to have a standard time by adopting the local time of certain meridians. Longitude 82 ½ degree E is taken as the standard meridian of India, and thus the standard time at this particular meridian is taken to be the standard time for the country, known as the Indian Standard Time (IST).

7. Is Chapter 2 of Class 6 Social Studies easy?

Ans: If you are thorough with the concepts, any question asked in the examination becomes easier. Thus, you must practice all the topics and concepts of Chapter 2 without leaving anything behind to score well in your exams. You should highlight the important sections in the chapter and revise them regularly to retain them. Apart from this, you should also refer to Vedantu’s Revision Notes Chapter 2 Class 6 Geography to have a strong grip on the concepts. You must find your weak spots and work extra hard on them. Working on these suggestions will make Chapter 2 of Class 6 Social Studies easy for you.

8. Why is it important to refer to the Revision Notes?

Ans: Vedantu’s Revision Notes Chapter 2 Class 6 Geography is the holy grail for the CBSE students. If you are thorough with these notes, you will surely achieve good grades in your exam. These revision notes are designed by experts at Vedantu based on the requirements of the students. These revision notes can help you prepare for your Class 6 Social Science exam. The concepts are mentioned in brief and simple language, making it easier for students to revise the concepts at the last minute. These notes are available at free of cost on the Vedantu app and on the Vedantu website.