UPSC Geography Interior of the earth Question Bank Universe and Our Planet Earth

  • question_answer In the earth's direction of rotation is reversed, what should be the 1ST when it is noon at the International Date Line?

    A)  06.30hrs                      

    B)  05.30hrs

    C)  18.30hrs            

    D)  17.30hrs

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

     India is a large country spanning over  of longitude. It is unusual in having a single time zone all over the country, 5Vi hours fast. If the direction of rotation of earth is reversed then Indian Standard Time will be - 5'/2 hr. ?When it is noon the time is 12:00; that will be 6:30 place of 17:30 P.M. or 5:30 P.M.


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