Geography
Chapter 1 Class 9 Geography - India-Size And Location

In the questions given below, there are two  statements marked as Assertion (A) and Reason  (R). Read the statements and choose the correct option.

Assertion (A): There would be least difference in the duration between day time and night time at Kanyakumari.

Reason (R): It is located far down south of the country. 

Options:  

(a) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct  explanation of (A). 

(b) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).  

(c) (A) is correct but (R) is wrong.  

(d) (A) is wrong but (R) is correct. 

Answer:

So, the correct answer is (b) - Both A and R are true but R is not the correct  explanation of A.

Explanation:

  • Assertion (A): It is true that there is a least difference in the duration between day time and night time at Kanyakumari because it experiences a unique phenomenon called ‘equinoxes’. So, this is true.

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