Choose the correct alternative from the following :
Assertion (A) : Most of the Himalayan rivers are perennial.
Reason (R) : They are fed by melting snow.
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.
Most Himalayan rivers originating in Himalayan peaks are perennial because they are fed by melting snow throughout the year.