# Assertion and Reasoning - Solved Examples

Q 1 − A: Subcontinent teams prefer to hire foreign coaches for their teams.

R: Foreign coaches are very competitive in their approach.

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.

Explanation

Foreign coaches are very competitive so they are hired.

Explanation

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

Q 3 − A: Software companies are not interested in taking mechanical students in their company.

R: Mechanical students are generally lazy.

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.

Explanation

R is false because we can’t say that mechanical students are lazy or not but A is true.

Explanation

Here A is true but R is false.

Explanation

Odisha is rich in mine so option A is correct.

Q 6 − A: Virat Kohli has taken captaincy of the test team.

R: There are no eligible players in the Indian team to take test team’s captaincy.

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.

Explanation

Virat Kohli is the captain of the test side but it does not mean there are no eligible players in the team in fact he is the most eligible player to take the captaincy. Hence option C is the correct answer.

Explanation

R is correct but A is not correct because India always values peace and human life.

Explanation

Both A and R are false because Indian scientists are not poor and they are very innovative.

Explanation

Blood pressure is a silent killer so regular check-up can be beneficial.

Q 10 − A: Make in India campaign by the current government has become a great success.

There are no such creative programs previously launched by the government.

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. 