Assertion (A): To colonial officials, all uncultivated land appeared to be productive.

Reasoning (R): Some forests which produced commercially valuable timber like Deodar or Sal were declared ‘Reserved’.

 

Answer:

So, the correct option is (d) - (A) is wrong but (R) is correct.

Explanation

  • Assertion (A): To colonial officials, all uncultivated land appeared to be “unproductive” . So, assertion (A) is wrong.

  • Reason (R): Some forests which produced commercially valuable timber like Deodar or Sal were declared ‘Reserved’ which is a correct statement. Thus, Reasoning (R) is correct .

Thus

  • The assertion is false.
  • The reasoning is true.

So the correct answer is (d).

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Davneet Singh has done his B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 14 years. He provides courses for Maths, Science, Social Science, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science at Teachoo.