Consider the following statements:
Assertion (A): Water boils at a temperature below 100° at higher altitude.
Reason (R): Low Boiling point at higher altitudes.
Select the correct answer from the below given options:
Correct Answer : a ) Both (A) and (R) are individually true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).Explanation :
At higher altitude, the atmospheric pressure and boiling point decreases. That’s why, water boils at a temperature below 100° at higher altitude.
Therefore, both Assertion and Reason are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A.
Hence, option (a) is correct.
Such type of question is specifically asked in UPPCS and UPSC CDS exams.
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