Assertion (A): Most of the freshwater lakes are in the Himalayan region.

Reason (R): They are of glacial origin.

 

Answer:

The Himalayan region contains the majority of freshwater lakes as they are  formed when glaciers carved out a basin that was later filled by snowmelt.

Therefore,

  •  Assertion (A): Most of the freshwater lakes are in the Himalayan region. This is true.
  • Reason (R) : They are of glacial origin. This is true.
  • Freshwater lakes are found in the Himalayan region as they formed when glaciers melt. Thus, they are of glacial origin. So, the reasoning is the correct explanation of the assertion

Thus,

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

So, the correct answer is (a)

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Davneet Singh has done his B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 14 years. He provides courses for Maths, Science, Social Science, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science at Teachoo.