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

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.  

 

Assertion (A): Human beings are producers  and consumers of Earth’s resources.  

Reason (R): The Census of India provides us  with information regarding the population of  our country. 

 

Answer:

 

So, the correct answer is (b)

Explanation:

The people are important to develop the economy and the society. The people make and use resources and are themselves resources with varying quality.

‘Resources’, ‘calamities’, and ‘disasters ’ are all meaningful only in relation to human beings.

Their numbers, distribution, growth, and characteristics or qualities provide the basic background for understanding and appreciating all aspects of the environment.

Human beings are producers and consumers of the earth’s resources . Therefore, it is important to know how many people are there in a country, where they live, how and why their numbers are increasing, and what are their characteristics.

The census of India provides us with information regarding the population of our country.

 

Let’s check

  • Assertion (A): Human beings are producers  and consumers of Earth’s resources. This is true .

  •  Reason (R): The Census of India provides us with information regarding the population of our country. This is true.

  • The census only provides information regarding the population of a country but it is not considered a producer and consumer of Earth.
    So, the reasoning is not the correct explanation to assertion 

So, 

  • Assertion is true
  • Reason is true
  • And, the reasoning is not the correct explanation of assertion.

Thus, the correct answer is (b).

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