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9/20/19, 8)58 AMThe Solar System and Atmosphere: Introduction to Physical GeographyThe Solar System and AtmosphereDueSep 5 at 11:59pmPoints10Questions10Availableuntil Sep 5 at 11:59pmTime LimitNoneInstructionsThis quiz was locked Sep 5 at 11:59pm.Attempt HistoryAttemptTimeScoreLATESTAttempt 1264 minutes7 out of 10Score for this quiz:7out of 10Submitted Sep 4 at 4:12pmThis attempt took 264 minutes.The questions in this assignment are based on required readings and videos as well as on our classdiscussions.1 / 1 ptsQuestion 1Which of the following statements is NOT true?The equator is the only line of latitude that divides the earth into two equalhalvesThe plane of the ecliptic is parallel to the equatorCorrect!Correct!
Page 1 of 9The earth is tilted at an angle of 23.5° relative to the plane of the ecliptic
9/20/19, 8)58 AMThe Solar System and Atmosphere: Introduction to Physical GeographyPage 2 of 9The latitude of the Arctic Circle is about 66.5°NThe latitude of the Tropic of Capricorn is 23.5°STo find the answer to this question, carefully read the section 'Tilt ofEarth's axis' in Chapter 2 of theGeosystemstext. Pay particularattention to Figure 2.13.1 / 1 pts