Question

Assertion (A): Although only the southern part of India lies in tropical region, the whole of India has tropical climate.
Reason (R): Himalaya mountain ranges protect it from the northerly cold winds.
Select the correct option from the given alternatives.

A

Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) explain (A)

B

Both (A) and (R) are true but (R) does not explain (A)

C

(A) is true and (R) is false

D

(A) is false and (R) is true

Medium

Solution

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Correct option is
A

Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) explain (A)

The assertion is true and the reason is the correct explanation of the assertion.
The Himalayas are the main mountain range of our country and they are situated in the northern part of our country.
This mountain range manipulates our country's climate in various ways.
Due to its humongous size, it blocks the cold winds coming from the north and thus protects our country from having harsh winters.

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