Assertion (A): Ozone is both beneficial and damaging.

Reason (R): Stop the release of chlorofluorocarbons to protect the ozone.



Ozone is damaging as it is a deadly  poison . It is beneficial as it shields the surface of the earth from UV radiations of the Sun.

Chlorofluorocarbons are responsible for destroying ozone. Its release should be prevented to protect ozone.


  • Assertion is true.
  • Reason is true.
  • Reason is not the correct explanation for assertion.

So, the correct answer is (b).

Ask a doubt
Maninder Singh's photo - Co-founder, Teachoo

Made by

Maninder Singh

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