Assertion (A): Metals are sonorous.
Reason (R): They are generally brittle in the solid state; they break into pieces when hammered.
- sonorous (i.e. they produce sound),
- malleable (can be rolled into sheets, without breaking )
- ductile (can be drawn into thin wires without breaking )
while non-metals are brittle .
- The Assertion is True.
- Reason is also False.
So, the correct answer is (c)