In the questions given below, there are two  statements marked as Assertion (A) and Reason  (R). Read the statements and choose the correct  option. 

Assertion (A): The news spread that Louis XVI planned to impose further taxes.

Reasoning (R): This was done to meet the expenses of his royal family.

Options:  

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

(b) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is not the  correct explanation of (A).  

(c) (A) is correct but (R) is wrong. 

(d) (A) is wrong but (R) is correct. 

 

Answer:

So the correct answer is (c) - Assertion(a) is true but Reason (r) is false.

Explanation

  • Assertion (A): The news spread that Louis XVI planned to impose further taxes to meet the daily cost of maintaining an army, the court, and running government offices or universities.  So, the assertion is true.
  • Reasoning (R): To meet the expenses of his royal family . The reasoning is false because the taxes were imposed to meet the daily cost of maintaining an army, the court, and running government offices or universities.

Thus,

  • Assertion is true
  • Reasoning is false

So the correct answer is (c)

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