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Assertion (A): Water is a renewable resource.

Reason (R): Freshwater is mainly obtained from surface run off and ground water that is continually being renewed.

Answer:

This freshwater is mainly obtained from surface runoff and groundwater that is continually being renewed and recharged through the hydrological cycle. All water moves within the hydrological cycle ensuring that water is a renewable resource. 

Therefore,

  • Assertion (A): It is correctly said that water is a renewable resource. So, this is true.
  • Reasoning (R): Freshwater is mainly obtained from surface runoff and groundwater that is continually being renewed and recharged through the hydrological cycle. So, this is true
  • Since water is being renewed and recharged through hydrological cycle, thus it is a renewable resource. So, this is the correct explanation for assertion

Thus,

  • Assertion is true .
  • Reason is true
  • And, reasoning is the correct explanation of assertion.

So, the correct answer is (A).

 

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