# Degree (angle): Quiz

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• the 180-degree turnout, or rotation of the leg, featured in ballet allows for greater extension of the leg, especially when raising it to the side and rear?

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Question 1: Although this idea did not gain much momentum, most scientific ________ used to support it.
Personal computerCalculatorProgrammable calculatorScientific calculator

Question 2: The division of the circle into 360 parts also occurred in ancient ________, as evidenced in the Rig Veda:
Lok SabhaIndiaIndia and the Non-Aligned MovementResearch and Analysis Wing

Question 3: A degree (in full, a degree of arc, arc degree, or arcdegree), usually denoted by ° (the degree symbol), is a measurement of plane ________, representing 1360 of a full rotation; one degree is equivalent to π/180 radians.
LatitudeAnglePolygonTriangle

Question 4: Its use is often said to originate from the methods of the ancient ________.

Question 5: With the invention of the ________, based on powers of ten, there was an attempt to define a "decimal degree" (grad or gon), so that the number of decimal degrees in a right angle would be 100 gon, and there would be 400 gon in a circle.
Global Positioning SystemUnited States customary unitsImperial unitsMetric system

Question 6: When that angle is with respect to a reference meridian, it indicates a location along a great circle of a sphere, such as Earth (see ________), Mars, or the celestial sphere.
LongitudeGeographic coordinate systemLatitudeWorld Geodetic System