6th Class Social Science Sample Paper Social Science Sample Paper-2

  • question_answer                           Write any two differences between Summer and Winter Solstice. Diagrammatically show Equinox, Summer and Winter Solstices.                                                                                                                   

    Answer:

    (a) The differences between Summer Solstice and Winter Solstice are given below :

    S.No. Summer Solstice Winter Solstice
    (i) It is the position of the earth when the rays of sun fall directly on the tropic of cancer. It is position of the Earth when the Southern Hemisphere has long days and shorter night.
    (ii) In this position, the north pole is tilted towards the sun. In this position, the north pole is tilted away from the sun.
    (iii) During this period, in the northern hemisphere days are longer than night. During this period, in the northern hemisphere nights are longer than days.
    (iv) It occurs on 21st June. It occurs on 22nd December.
       (b)             


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