Assertion: A geneticist crossed a pea plant having violet flowers with a pea plant having white flowers, he got all violet flowers in first generation.

Reason: White colour gene is not passed on to next generation.



  • Violet color flower gene is dominant over white color flower gene. 
  • Even though the white color gene is passed to the first generation , due to the dominance of the violet color flowers, all the flowers in the first generation will be violet
  • White color flowers will show its trait in the second generation.


  • The assertion is true.
  • The reason is false.

So, the correct answer is (c) 

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CA Maninder Singh is a Chartered Accountant for the past 14 years and a teacher from the past 18 years. He teaches Science, Economics, Accounting and English at Teachoo