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The standard time of the following countries is ahead of or behind Greenwich Mean Time depending on whether they are East or West of the longitude passing through Greenwich.  

1. Cuba 

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 ? 

(a) 5, 3, 2, 1, 4 (b) 2, 4, 1, 3, 5 (c) 4, 1, 3, 2, 5 (d) 3, 5, 4, 1, 2

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(a) Greenwich Mean Time is the standard time for time assessment in different countries. The countries which lies east of the Greenwich line is ahead of Greenwich Mean Time while the countries which lies west of Greenwich has their standard time behind the Greenwich Mean Time. So, the correct sequence of the countries are Japan, Iraq, Greece, Cuba and Costa Rica.

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