Sample Material of Our Online Coaching Programme
Subject: Logical reasoning and analytical ability
Topic: Assertion & Reason
Directions (Q. Nos. 1 to 4)
Choose the correct
alternative from the following options as given below for the Assertion (A) and
Reason (R) given in each of the questions.
(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
1.Assertion (A): Alcohol rather than mercury is used
in a thermometer to measure a temperature of 60°C.
Reason (R): Alcohol has a lower freezing point
2.Assertion (A): Tides indicate the regular and
periodic rise and fall in sea level.
Reason (R): Tides are caused by the gravitational
pull of the moon and sea level.
3.Assertion (A): Graphite is slippery and used as a
Reason (R): Graphite has free electrons.
Assertion (A): When common salt is kept open, it absorbs moisture from the air.
Reason (R): Common salt contains magnesium