Assertion (A): In humans, there is a complex respiratory system.  

Reason (R): Human skin is impermeable to gases.  

 

Answer

 

Humans need more oxygen to maintain their high metabolic rates

  • Thus, a complex respiratory system has evolved so as to meet this need. 

 

  Human skin is impermeable to gases.

 

Hence,

  • The assertion is True
  • The reason is True

But the reason is not the correct explanation of the assertion

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So, the correct option is (b)

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