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Test: Assertion & Reason - 2 - Question 1

In each of the questions given below, there are two statements labelled as Assertion (A) and Reason (R).
Assertion (A): Carbon monoxide combines when inhaled causes death.
Reason (R): Carbon monoxide combines with haemoglobin.

Detailed Solution for Test: Assertion & Reason - 2 - Question 1

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

Test: Assertion & Reason - 2 - Question 2

In each of the questions given below, there are two statements labelled as Assertion (A) and Reason (R).
Assertion (A): Appendix is a vestigial organ in human body.
Reason (R): It does not participate in digestion.

Detailed Solution for Test: Assertion & Reason - 2 - Question 2

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

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Test: Assertion & Reason - 2 - Question 3

In each of the questions given below, there are two statements labelled as Assertion (A) and Reason (R).
Assertion (A): Sprouting should not done before consuming the grains.
Reason (R): Sprouting kills many vital vitamins.

Detailed Solution for Test: Assertion & Reason - 2 - Question 3

Sprouted gains should be consumed because sprouting enhance the nutrient content of the grains.

Test: Assertion & Reason - 2 - Question 4

In each of the questions given below, there are two statements labelled as Assertion (A) and Reason (R).
Assertion (A): Pipes carrying water often burst in cold countries during severe winter.
Reason (R): Water expands on freezing.

Detailed Solution for Test: Assertion & Reason - 2 - Question 4

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

Test: Assertion & Reason - 2 - Question 5

In each of the questions given below, there are two statements labelled as Assertion (A) and Reason (R).
Assertion (A): Beri-beri is a viral infection.
Reason (R): Vitamin deficiency causes diseases.

Detailed Solution for Test: Assertion & Reason - 2 - Question 5

It is true that vitamin deficiency causes diseases and beri-beri is caused by deficiency of Vitamin B1.

Test: Assertion & Reason - 2 - Question 6

In each of the questions given below, there are two statements labelled as Assertion (A) and Reason (R).
Assertion (A): Increase in carbon dioxide would melt polar ice.
Reason (R): Global temperature would rise.

Detailed Solution for Test: Assertion & Reason - 2 - Question 6

The carbon dioxide envelope in earth's atmosphere traps the heat. With increase in the proportion of carbon dioxide, therefore, the global temperature would rise, thus causing the polar ice to melt.

Test: Assertion & Reason - 2 - Question 7

In each of the questions given below, there are two statements labelled as Assertion (A) and Reason (R).
Assertion (A): Shivaji developed the guerilla warfare.
Reason (R): Shivaji feared the Mughals.

Detailed Solution for Test: Assertion & Reason - 2 - Question 7

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

Test: Assertion & Reason - 2 - Question 8

In each of the questions given below, there are two statements labelled as Assertion (A) and Reason (R).
Assertion (A): We feel colder on mountains than on plains.
Reason (R): Temperature decreases with altitudes.

Detailed Solution for Test: Assertion & Reason - 2 - Question 8

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

Test: Assertion & Reason - 2 - Question 9

In each of the questions given below, there are two statements labelled as Assertion (A) and Reason (R).
Assertion (A): Leaves of plants are green.
Reason (R): Plants contain chromoplasts, the green pigment.

Detailed Solution for Test: Assertion & Reason - 2 - Question 9

Leaves of plants are green because they contain the green pigment, chlorophyll. However, plants contain chromoplasts but they are not pigments.

Test: Assertion & Reason - 2 - Question 10

In each of the questions given below, there are two statements labelled as Assertion (A) and Reason (R).
Assertion (A): Amoebiasis is an occupational disease.
Reason (R): Amoebiasis is caused by inhalation of asbestos duet.

Detailed Solution for Test: Assertion & Reason - 2 - Question 10

Amoebiasis is a microbial disease, caused by protons.

Test: Assertion & Reason - 2 - Question 11

In each of the questions given below, there are two statements labelled as Assertion (A) and Reason (R).
Assertion (A): Akbar founded Din-e-Ilahi.
Reason (R): He was motivated by self glorification.

Detailed Solution for Test: Assertion & Reason - 2 - Question 11

Akbar founded Din-e-Ilahi to inculate moral values in people and abolish religious intolerance. R is false.

Test: Assertion & Reason - 2 - Question 12

In each of the questions given below, there are two statements labelled as Assertion (A) and Reason (R).
Assertion (A): Eskimos reside in igloos.
Reason (R): No other material except snow is available

Detailed Solution for Test: Assertion & Reason - 2 - Question 12

Eskimos live in snow houses called igloos because snow, being a bad conductor of heat, these houses are warm inside.

Test: Assertion & Reason - 2 - Question 13

In each of the questions given below, there are two statements labelled as Assertion (A) and Reason (R).
Assertion (A): The Indian Constitution came into force with effect from 26th January, 1950
Reason (R): 26th January is celebrated as the Republic day.

Detailed Solution for Test: Assertion & Reason - 2 - Question 13

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

Test: Assertion & Reason - 2 - Question 14

In each of the questions given below, there are two statements labelled as Assertion (A) and Reason (R).
Assertion (A): The use of chlorofluorocarbons is banned throughout the world nowadays.
Reason (R): These chemicals cause skin cancer.

Detailed Solution for Test: Assertion & Reason - 2 - Question 14

The use of chlorofluorocarbons is banned nowadays because the cause holes in the ozone layer through which ultraviolet rays penetrate and may cause skin cancer.

Test: Assertion & Reason - 2 - Question 15

In each of the questions given below, there are two statements labelled as Assertion (A) and Reason (R).
Assertion (A): Ventilators are provided near the roof.
Reason (R): Conduction takes place better near the roof.

Detailed Solution for Test: Assertion & Reason - 2 - Question 15

Ventilators are provided near the roof as the air, upon heating, rises and so can be thrown out of a room through high ventilators.

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