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Assertion

The Himalayan ranges show change in vegetation from tropical to Tundra.

Reason

In mountainous area with increase in altitude there is corresponding decrease in temperature which leads to change in vegetation types.

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

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NTSE

Solution

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Correct option is
A

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

With the increase in altitude there is a decrease in temperature. This is the reason why Himalayas have varied vegetation, with tropical dense forest to Tundra forests in which growth is hindered by lower temperatures. 

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