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# The Standard time of the following countries is ahead or behind Greenwich Mean Time depending on whether they are east or west of the longitude passing through Greenwich. 1. Cube 2. Greece 3. Iraq 4. Costa Rica 5. Japan Which one of the following sequential orders gives the correct arrangement of the countries according to their standard time from ahead to behind GMT?

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5, 3, 2, 1, 4
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2, 4, 1, 3, 5
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4, 1, 3, 2, 5
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3, 5, 4, 1, 2
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Solution

## The correct option is A 5, 3, 2, 1, 4 Ans. (a) Explanation The Greenwich line which passes through London is called Prime Meridian. It is 0° longitude. The countries which lies east of the Prime Meridian has their standard time ahead of the Greenwich Mean Time, and which lies west of the Prime Meridian has their standard time behind the Greenwich Mean Time. Accordingly from East to West, the order of the given countries is Japan, Iraq, Greece, Cuba and Costa Rica.

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