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Consider the following statements:
1. The Longitude of Jabalpur’s location is between Indore and Bhopal.
2. The latitude of Aurangabad’s location is between those of Vadodara and Pune.
3. Bangalore is situated more southward than Chennai.
Which of these statements is/are?
A. 1 and 3
B. Only 2
C. 2 and 3
D. 1,2 and 3

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Hint: Meridians of Longitude are imaginary vertical lines drawn on Earth's surface from the north pole to the South Pole. The geography coordinates help specify the East and West position of a point on the earth surface or surface of any heavenly body known as longitude.

Complete step-by-step solution:
The meridians of longitudes that lie to the east of the Prime Meridian are positive. While the meridians of longitude that lie to the west of the Prime Meridian are negative. The local time of any place where is with longitude and there is a difference of 1 hour in local time corresponding to every 15 meridians of longitude.
Parallels of latitude imaginary lines on earth surface drawn parallel to the equator. The most important parallel of latitude is the equator that marks the distinction between the northern hemisphere and the southern hemisphere. The other important parallels of latitude are Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn, the Arctic Circle, and the Antarctic circles.
The latitude of Aurangabad location lies between the latitude of Vadodara location and the latitude of Pune location. Bangalore lies on a more southern latitude than Chennai. However, the longitude of Jabalpur’s location does not lie in between the longitude of Indore’s location and the longitude of Bhopal's location.

Thus, option (C) is correct.

Note: Longitude is expressed in degrees noted by Lambda. Meridians connect points at the same longitude. The Greenwich Meridian of the Prime Meridian is defined as the 0-degree longitude; the Greenwich Meridian of the Prime Meridian is defined as the $0^\circ $ longitude.