# What are the hemispheres?

In this lesson, we will be learning about hemispheres, which divide the world into two equal halves. We will explore the Northern and Southern hemispheres as well as the Equator, an imaginary line which circles around the Earth, halfway between the North and South Poles.

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# What are the hemispheres?

Building Locational Knowledge: Hemispheres and Tropics - End of lesson quiz

Q1.A hemisphere is one of two equal halves of the Earth. True or false?

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Q2.What is the imaginary line around the Earth that is halfway between the North and South Poles known as?

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Q3.In which hemisphere is the United Kingdom located in?

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Q4.Do lines of latitude run horizontally or vertically?

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Q5.Which tropic is north of the Equator?

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#### Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

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Quiz:

# What are the hemispheres?

Building Locational Knowledge: Hemispheres and Tropics - End of lesson quiz

Q1.A hemisphere is one of two equal halves of the Earth. True or false?

1/5

Q2.What is the imaginary line around the Earth that is halfway between the North and South Poles known as?

2/5

Q3.In which hemisphere is the United Kingdom located in?

3/5

Q4.Do lines of latitude run horizontally or vertically?

4/5

Q5.Which tropic is north of the Equator?

5/5

# Lesson summary: What are the hemispheres?

## Time to move!

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