Geography: India
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Q.

Consider the following statements:

1. India lies entirely in the Northern Hemisphere
2. India is divided into two almost equal halves by Tropic of Cancer

Which among the above statements is / are correct?

 A.

Only 1 is correct

 B.

Only 2 is correct

 C.

Both 1 & 2 are correct

 D.

Both 1 & 2 are incorrect

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Solution:
Option(C) is correct

Both the statements are correct in this question.

India lies entirely in the Northern hemisphere. India’s main land extends between latitudes 8°4′N and 37°6′N and longitudes 68°7′E and 97°25′E.

India is divided into almost two equal parts by the Tropic of Cancer (23° 30′N).

To the southeast and southwest of the mainland, lie the Andaman and Nicobar islands and the Lakshadweep islands in Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea respectively.


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