Class 10
Chapter 11 Class 10 - Human Eye and Colourful World

Assertion (A): Light from a distant object arriving  at the eye lens may converge at a point in  front of the retina.  

Reason (R): The eye is producing too much  divergence in the incident beam.  

 

Answer

  • The light from a distant object arriving at the eye lens may converge at a point in  front of the retina. This type of defect is called nearsightedness or myopia
  • This means that the eye is  producing too much convergence in the incident  beam.

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Thus,

  • The assertion is True
  • The reason is false

So, the correct answer is (c)

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