Choose the correct alternative from the following :
Assertion (A) : Himalayas Once laid under the sea.
Reason (R) : Fossils of marine creatures are traced on the Himalayas.
A. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.
B. Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A.
C. A is true but R is false.
D. A is false but R is true.
E. Both A and R are false.
Answer: A . Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.
Himalayas are the young fold mountains that at one time are belived to lie inside the Tethy sea. This is evident from the recovery of fossils of marine creatures on its peaks.