Assertion and Reason


  1. Assertion (A):
    Indians are employed in large numbers in software companies across the world.
    Reason (R1): Indians have the advantage of English medium education.
    Reason (R2): Indians are genetically intelligent.









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    Intelligence is not genetic.

    Correct Option: A

    Intelligence is not genetic.


  1. Assertion (A):
    R. K. Laxman was honoured with the Padma Vibhushan award.
    Reason (R1):
    R . K . Laxman was a renowned Indian author who wrote in English.
    Reason (R2):
    R. K Laxman created the 'common man'









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    R. K. Narayan wrote in English . R. K. Laxman was given the Padma Vibhushan for his achievements and not for creating the 'common man'.

    Correct Option: D

    R. K. Narayan wrote in English . R. K. Laxman was given the Padma Vibhushan for his achievements and not for creating the 'common man'.



  1. Assertion (A):
    A number of activists want total prohibition on alcoholic drinks .
    Reason (R1):
    Consuming alcohol kills people.
    Reason (R2):
    Consumption of alcohol is very often a social ill.









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    Consuming alcohol does not always kill people.

    Correct Option: B

    Consuming alcohol does not always kill people.


  1. Assertion (A):
    Humans are gregarious animals.
    Reason (R1): Humans are selfish.
    Reason (R2): Humans are gifted with the power of logic and thinking.









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    Humans are gregarious animals because they live in groups.

    Correct Option: D

    Humans are gregarious animals because they live in groups.



  1. Assertion (A):
    The bridge that was built over the railway track collapsed within a year of its construction.
    Reason (R1):
    The bridge had faulty design.
    Reason (R2):
    Kickbacks were paid by the contractor to the engineers.









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    Kickbacks do not imply use of faulty design or inferior quality material, which is the cause of collapse.

    Correct Option: A

    Kickbacks do not imply use of faulty design or inferior quality material, which is the cause of collapse.