Question
Assertion

Comets have gaseous tails.

Reason

Comets are very far away from the sun

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

Hard
Solution
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Correct option is C)

Comets revolve around the sun in highly elliptical orbits. When they approach the sun and are closest to the sun in their orbits, the sun's heat vaporizes some of the matter in comets, giving it a gaseous tail.

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