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Which is the shortest day of the year?

A. 28th December
B. 25th December
C. 22nd December
D. 15th December

Answer & Solution
Option: C
Explanation :The winter solstice December 22 marks the shortest day of the year. A solstice occurs twice a year, when the sun’s position in the sky, as viewed from Earth, reaches its farthest points north and south from the celestial equator. According to the Meteorology Department on December 22, with sunrise at 7:06am and sunset at 5:07pm, the day would be 10.1 hours long. Henceforth, the days would start lengthening and nights shortening form December 23.
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