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Assertion – Verbal Reasoning Questions and Answers for you

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Assertion Reasoning

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Below 20 questions with their logical explanations given. Just try to understand them and be an expert on it. Always stay tuned for further updates in coming articles…….

In each question below, there are two statements labelled as Assertion (A) and Reason (R).
Share your answer as per below provided codes:
(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.

1. Assertion (A): Alcohol rather than mercury is used in a thermometer to measure a temperature of -60 Degree centigrade.
Reason (R): Alcohol has a lower freezing point than mercury

Answer

Answer

Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

Explanation

Explanation

Mercury freezes at -39, while alcohol freezes at a point far below -100 degree Celsius. So, alcohol is used to measure lower temperature. Similarly mercury boils at 357 degree C, while alcohol boils at 78 degree C. So mercury is used to measure high temperature.

2. Assertion (A): Indus Valley people knew the art of navigation.
Reason (R): Indus Valley seals indicate prevalence of overseas trade.

Answer

Answer

Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

Explanation

Explanation

The seals found at Indus Valley sites gave evidence of overseas trade, which was possibly only with the knowledge of the art of navigation.

3. Assertion (A): Pipes carrying water often burst in cold countries during severe winter.
Reason (R): Water expand on freezing.

Answer

Answer

Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

Explanation

Explanation

During severe winters, water in the pipes freezes to ice and expands, resulting in bursting of pipes.

4. Assertion (A): An electric bulb makes a bang when it’s broken.
Reason (R): The air inside the bulb rushes out immediately on breaking.

Answer

Answer

A is true but R is false.

Explanation

Explanation

There is a vacuum inside the electric bulb. When the bulb breaks, air rushes in at great speed from all sides to fill the vacuum, thus producing a ‘bang’.

5. Assertion (A): Salt is added to cook food at higher altitudes.
Reason (R): Temperature is lower in higher altitudes.

Answer

Answer

Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A.

Explanation

Explanation

Due to decrease in pressure in higher altitudes, water boils much below 100 degree C so that the food doesn’t get sufficient heat for being cooked. Salt increases the boiling point of water.

6. Assertion (A): Carbon monoxide when inhaled causes death.
Reason (R): Carbon monoxide combines with hemoglobin.

Answer

Answer

Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

Explanation

Explanation

Carbon Monoxide, when inhaled, combines with haemoglobin of blood to form carboxy-haemoglobin which inhibits the transport of oxygen.

7. Assertion (A): We feel colder on mountains than on plains.
Reason (R): Temperature deceases with altitude.

Answer

Answer

Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

Explanation

Explanation

Higher above the sea level, temperature decreases at the rate of 1 degree C for every 165 metres of ascent making mountain peaks colder.

8. Assertion (A): Inside the earth metals are present in molten state.
Reason (R): Earth absorbs the sun’s rays.

Answer

Answer

A is true but R is false.

Explanation

Explanation

Inside the earth, the higher temperature and pressure keep the metals in molten state. The earth doesn’t absorb the sun’s rays but reflects them.

9. Assertion (A): There is no vaccine for AIDS.
Reason (R): The AIDS virus changes it’s genetic code.

Answer

Answer

Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

Explanation

Explanation

A vaccine contains the inactivated germs of the disease. But AIDS virus changes its genetic code and so no vaccine has been invented for it..

10. Assertion (A): Clothes are not washed properly in hot water.
Reason (R): Hard water contains many minerals.

Answer

Answer

Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A.

Explanation

Explanation

Clothes are not washed properly in hard water because it doesn’t form lather with soap. However, it’s true that hard water contains many minerals.

11. Assertion (A): In India, females have higher life expectancy than the males.
Reason (R): Females receive a better diet.

Answer

Answer

Both A and R are false.

Explanation

Explanation

In India, due to high birth rate and due to neglect, females have lower life expectancy than the males and although females need a betterdiet, they don’t receive it.

12. Assertion (A): The Indian Constitution came into force with effect from 26th January, 1950
Reason (R): 26th January is celebrated as the Republic Day.

Answer

Answer

Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A.

Explanation

Explanation

The Indian Constitution came into force with effect from January 26, 1950 and since then this day is celebrated as the Republic Day.

13. Assertion (A): Appendix is a vestigial organ in human body.
Reason (R): It doesn’t participate in digestion.

Answer

Answer

Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

Explanation

Explanation

Appendix, earlier used to digest raw vegetable matter, is now a vestigial organ in human body and does not perform any function.

14. Assertion (A): Himalayas once laid under the sea.
Reason (R): Fossils of marine creatures are traced on the Himalayas.

Answer

Answer

Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

Explanation

Explanation

Himalayas are the young fold mountains that at one time are believed to lie inside the Tethys Sea. This is evident from the recovery of fossils of marine creatures on it’s peaks.

15. Assertion (A): Shivaji developed the guerilla warfare.
Reason (R): Shivaji feared the Mughals.

Answer

Answer

A is true but R is false.

Explanation

Explanation

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

16. Assertion (A): Legumes revive the soil fertility.
Reason (R): Microbes in the root nodules of legumes fix the atmospheric nitrogen.

Answer

Answer

Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

Explanation

Explanation

The root nodules of leguminous plants contain nitrogen fixing bacteria which absorb the atmospheric nitrogen and convert it into nitrogenous compound useful for the plants reviving soil fertility.

17. Assertion (A): Cut fruits and vegetables should not be kept in open for long.
Reason (R): Their vitamin content is ruined.

Answer

Answer

Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

Explanation

Explanation

When cut fruits and vegetables are kept in open, the vitamins in them get oxidized and remain of no use.

18. Assertion (A): The atom is neutral despite the charged particles in it.
Reason (R): The neutrons don’t have any charge.

Answer

Answer

Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A.

Explanation

Explanation

An atom contains the positively charged protons and an equal number of negatively charged electrons. So, it’s neutral. However, it’s true that neutrons in the nucleus of an atom are neutral.

19. Assertion (A): Baking soda creates acidity in the stomach.
Reason (R): Baking soda is alkaline.

Answer

Answer

A is false but R is true.

Explanation

Explanation

Baking soda, being alkaline, neutralizes the acidity in the stomach.

20. Assertion (A): Amoebiasis is an occupational disease.
Reason (R): Amoebiasis is caused by inhalation of asbestos dust.

Answer

Answer

Both A and R are false..

Explanation

Explanation

Amoebiasis is a microbial disease, caused by protozoa.

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