Assertion (A): Valves are present in the arteries.  

Reason (R): Arteries carry oxygenated blood from heart to different body parts except pulmonary  artery.  




  • Valves are absent in arteries , but present in veins , to prevent backflow of  blood.  
  • All Arteries except the pulmonary artery carry oxygenated blood from the heart to the rest of the body. The pulmonary artery carries deoxygenated blood from the heart to the lungs.



  • The assertion is False
  • The reason is True.

Schematic plan of blood circulation in humans-01.jpg

So, the correct answer is (d) 

  1. Class 10
  2. Chapter 6 Class 10 - Life Processes (Term 1)

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