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Assertion

Manufacturing synthetic fibres is actually helping conservation of forests.

Reason

Synthetic fibres are obtained by chemical processing of petrochemicals which do not require cutting of trees.

A

Both Assertion and Reason are correct and Reason is the correct explanation for Assertion

B

Both Assertion and Reason are correct but Reason is not the correct explanation for Assertion

C

Assertion is correct but Reason is incorrect

D

Both Assertion and Reason are incorrect

Answer

The synthetic fibres are made up of mainly petrochemicals, so their manufacture does not depend upon trees and plants. The synthetic fibres fulfil needs of people to a great extent in the forms of clothes and a large number items required in various spheres of life. 

Thus, the cutting and felling of trees and destruction of forests is avoided. Hence, indirectly the use' of synthetic fibres is actually helping conservation of forests.

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