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Tropic of Cancer and States through which it passes

Posted on : 01 Feb 2020

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  • Tropic of Cancer
    • 23.5-degree latitude is known as Tropic of Cancer.
    • It is present above the Equator.
    • At this place, the midday sun rays are vertical on 21 June.
    • It is also referred to as Northern Tropic. Tropic of Cancer passes through 16 Countries.
  • Tropic of Cancer passes through eight Indian states including
    • Gujarat.
    • Rajasthan.
    • Madya Pradesh.
    • Chhattisgarh.
    • Jharkhand.
    • West Bengal.
    • Tripura.
    • Mizoram.

Article Related Questions

  1. Consider the following States
    1.Manipur
    2.Tripura
    3.Jharkhand
    4.Gujarat
    From which of the above States do the “Tropic of Cancer” pass?

  2. 1.1 only

    2.2, 3 and 4 only

    3.2 and 3 only

    4.1 and 3 only

    Right Ans : 2, 3 and 4 only

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