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Match the following

List I
(Phenomenon)
List II
(Date)
(A) Summer Solstice(1) 21st June
(B) Winter Solstice(2) 22nd December
(C) Vernal Equinox(3) 23rd September
(D) Autumnal Equinox(4) 21st March

A
A-1; B-4; C-2; D-3
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A-1; B-2; C-4; D-3
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A-3; B-2; C-4; D-3
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D
A-3; B-4; C-2; D-1
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Solution

The correct option is B A-1; B-2; C-4; D-3
For Northern Hemisphere, summer solstice occurs on 21st June when the Sun is directly overhead the Tropic of Cancer. Winter solstice happens on 22 December when the Sun is directly overhead the Tropic of Capricorn.

Vernal equinox and autumnal equinox occur on 21st March and 23rd September respectively. The Sun rays fall directly on the equator.

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