Question of The Day15-11-2020

Which among the following African countries is not situated on the Tropic of Capricorn?

Answer

Correct Answer : d ) Zimbabwe

Explanation :

Total 10 countries are located on the Tropic of Capricorn. They are spread over three continents. Out of the 10 countries located on Tropic of Capricorn, five are African countries. They are Namibia, Botswana, South Africa, Mozambique, and Madagascar. Zimbabwe is not located on the Tropic of Capricorn. Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Paraguay are South American countries located on the Tropic of Capricorn. In addition to five African countries and four South American countries, Australia is also located on Tropic of Capricorn. Countries, continents through which Tropic of Capricorn passes are summarized in the following table.

Countries and continents through which Tropic of Capricorn passes

Continents

South America

Africa

Australia

Countries

Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay

Namibia, Botswana, South Africa, Mozambique, Madagascar

Australia

 

Hence, (d) is the correct answer.

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