Assertion and Reason Questions

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Directions : For the Assertion (A) and Reason (R) below, choose the correct alternative 

Assertion (A) :   Razia Sultan was the daughter of Iltutmish. 

Reason (R)    :  Iltutmish was a rebel. 

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.
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) A is true but R is false.

Explanation:

litutmish was a ruler of slave dynasty and Razia was his daughter. 

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Directions : For the Assertion (A) and Reason (R) below, choose the correct alternative 

Assertion (A)  : In India, females have higher life expectancy than the males. 

Reason (R)    : Females receive a better diet. 

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) Both A and R are false.
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Both A and R are false.

Explanation:

In India, due to high birth rate and due to neglect, females have a lower life expectancy than the males and although females need a better diet, they do not receive it. 

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Directions : For the Assertion (A) and Reason (R) below, choose the correct alternative 

Assertion(A) :  The steam engine was invented by James Watt. 

Reason (R)   :  There was a problem of taking out water from flooded mines

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.
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

Explanation:

The problem of pumping out water from the flooded mines provided the need of a self working engine, which led James Watt to invent the same. 

 

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Directions : For the Assertion (A) and Reason (R) below, choose the correct alternative 

Assertion (A)  : Shivaji developed the guerilla warfare. 

 Reason (R)    : Shivaji feared the Mughals. 

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.
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) A is true but R is false.

Explanation:

 Shivaji initiated the guerilla warfare to defeat the Mughuls but he did not fear them. 

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Directions : For the Assertion (A) and Reason (R) below, choose the correct alternative 

Assertion (A) : Carbon monoxide when inhaled causes death. 

Reason (R) : Carbon monoxide combines with haemoglobin. 

A) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A. B) Both A and It 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.
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

Explanation:

Carbon monoxide, when inhaled, combines with haemoglobin of blood to form carboxyhaemoglobin which inhibits the transport of oxygen. 

 

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Directions : For the Assertion (A) and Reason (R) below, choose the correct alternative 

Assertion (A) :  Gandhiji withdrew the non-cooperation movement 

Reason (R)    :  There was violence at the Chauri Chaura outrage

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.
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

Explanation:

Gandhiji withdrew the non-cooperation movement because of the violence in the Chauri Chaura outrage. 

 

 

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Directions : For the Assertion (A) and Reason (R) below, choose the correct alternative 

Assertion(A) :  A little gap is left between iron rails. 

Reason (R)   :  Iron expands in summer. 

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.
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

Explanation:

Iron expands in summer. So, gaps are left between rails to allow for expansion. 

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Directions : For the Assertion (A) and Reason (R) below, choose the correct alternative 

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.
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

Explanation:

Most Himalayan rivers originating in Himalayan peaks are perennial because they are fed by the melting snow throughout the year. 

 

 

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