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Q. Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the equinox?

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

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1 only
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2 only
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Both 1 and 2
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None of the above
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Solution

The correct option is C Both 1 and 2
Explanation:

Statement 1 is correct:
The equinoxes happen in March (about March 21) and September (about September 23). These are the days when the Sun is exactly above the Equator. It marks the two points in a year when the equator is the closest part of Earth to the sun.

Statement 2 is correct: On the Day of the equinox, the entire earth experiences equal days and nights.

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