Assertion (A): Traits like eye colour or height are inherited traits.

Reason (R): Inherited traits are not transferred from parents to young ones.



Inherited traits are the traits that are present in a person since the time of their birth and they are passed from one generation to the next.

Examples of Inherited characters are:

  • Hair
  • Skin
  • Eye color
  • Body type
  • Height
  • Susceptibility to certain diseases


  • 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