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Two statements are given below as Assertion (A) and Reasoning (R). Read the statement and choose the most appropriate option: 

Assertion (A): The distrust between Sinhalese and Tamil communities turned into widespread conflict in Sri Lanka. 

Reason (R): 1956 Act recognized Sinhala as the only official language. 


(a) Both Assertion (A) and Reason (R) are true and Reason (R) is the correct explanation of Assertion (A).

(b) Both Assertion (A) and Reason (R) are true but Reason (R) is not the correct explanation of Assertion (A) 

(c) Assertion (A) is true but Reason (R) is false.

(d) Assertion (A) is false but Reason (R) is true.


(CBSE, term 1 2021 Boards)


An Act recognizing Sinhalese as the official language was passed in 1956, as part of the majoritarian process that alienated Tamils and led to a Civil War between the two communities.


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