Assertion and Reason Aptitude Questions

Assertion and Reason Aptitude Questions

Assertion and Reasoning questions is an important section as far as the Aptitude section is concerned. You have to decide if both the statements are correct or not, and see whether the reasoning is a correct explanation of assertion statement or not. Interpretation plays a key role in solving questions related to this type. 

Once you are done with this section, you can go to Statements and Conclusions Aptitude Questions. 

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Q1

Assertion (A) : Most of the Himalayan rivers are perennial.

Reason (R) : They are fed by melting snow.

Assertion and Reason
A
if both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
B
if both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A
C
if A is true but R is false
D
if A is false but R is true
E
if both A and R are false
Q2

Assertion (A) : Bangladesh imports jute from India.

Reason (R) : Bangladesh has most of the jute mills.

Assertion and Reason
A
if both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
B
if both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A
C
if A is true but R is false
D
if A is false but R is true
E
if both A and R are false
Q3

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 than mercury. 

Assertion and Reason
A
if both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
B
if both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A
C
if A is true but R is false
D
if A is false but R is true
E
if both A and R are false
Q4

Assertion (A) : Areas near the Equator receive rainfall throughout the year.

Reason (R) : High temperatures and high humidity causes conventional rain in most afternoons near the Equator.

Assertion and Reason
A
if both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
B
if both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A
C
if A is true but R is false
D
if A is false but R is true
E
if both A and R are false
Q5

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 the sun.

Assertion and Reason
A
if both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
B
if both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A
C
if A is true but R is false
D
if A is false but R is true
E
if both A and R are false
Q6

Assertion (A) : There is rainbow in the sky only after rains.

Reason (R) : Water drops suspended in the air break up sun's rays into seven colours.

Assertion and Reason
A
if both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
B
if both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A
C
if A is true but R is false
D
if A is false but R is true
E
if both A and R are false
Q7

Assertion (A) : No food material normally enters the wind pipe during swallowing

Reason (R) : When the swallow, the back portion of our tongue covers the opening of the wind pipe.

Assertion and Reason
A
if both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
B
if both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A
C
if A is true but R is false
D
if A is false but R is true
E
if both A and R are false
Q8

Assertion (A) : Comets belong to the solar system.

Reason (R) : All comets come near the sun after regular intervals.

Assertion and Reason
A
if both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
B
if both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A
C
if A is true but R is false
D
if A is false but R is true
E
if both A and R are false
Q9

Assertion (A) : An iron ball floats on mercury but gets immersed in water.

Reason (R) : The specific gravity of iron is more than that of mercury. 

Assertion and Reason
A
if both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
B
if both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A
C
if A is true but R is false
D
if A is false but R is true
E
if both A and R are false
Q10

Assertion (A) : The British sovereignty continued to exist in free India.

Reason (R) : The British sovereign appointed the last Governor-General of free India.

Assertion and Reason
A
if both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
B
if both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A
C
if A is true but R is false
D
if A is false but R is true
E
if both A and R are false

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