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Q. With regards to International date line which of the following statements is/are correct:
  1. The dateline marks the divide between the Western and Eastern Hemisphere.
  2. When one crosses the International Date Line from west to east they would add a day.
Select the correct answer using the code given below:

  1. 1 only

  2. 2 only

  3. Both  1 and 2

  4. Neither 1 nor 2


Solution

The correct option is A
1 only
Explanation:


Statement 1 is correct: The dateline runs from the North Pole to the South Pole and marks the divide between the Western and Eastern Hemisphere.

Statement 2 is incorrect: When you cross the International Date Line from west to east, you subtract a day, and if you cross the line from east to west,  you add a day.

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