Choose the best answer of the following; answers are in Appendix D. Explain your reasoning with one or more complete sentence.
Which of the following is not true during Northern Hemisphere summer? (a) Sunlight strikes the ground at a steeper angle in the Northern Hemisphere than it does in the Southern Hemisphere. (b) The Sun follows a longer and higher path through the Northern Hemisphere sky than it does through the Southern Hemisphere sky. (c) Noontime shadows are longer in the Northern Hemisphere than in the Southern Hemisphere.
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In northern summer the sunlight falls more directly on the northern hemisphere, so it strikes the ground at a steeper angle. Because the northern hemisphere is directly pointed towards the sun.