Assertion (A): Tidal energy is a renewable source of energy.

Reason (R): Tidal energy is produced by the surge of ocean waters during the rise and fall of tides.

 

Answer :

So, the correct answer is (B ) : Both assertion (A) and reason (R) are true but  reason (R) is not the correct explanation of  assertion (A).  

Explanation :

  • Assertion (A) : Tidal energy is a renewable source  of energy,as it is powered by the natural rise and fall of ocean  tides and currents. So,this is true.
  • Reason (R): Tidal energy is produced by the surge  of ocean waters during the rise and fall of tides . So, this is also true.
  • Tidal energy is a renewable source  of energy but it is not related to Tidal energy being produced by the surge  of ocean waters during the rise and fall of tides . So, Reasoning is false.

Thus,

  • Assertion is true
  • Reason is true
  • Reasoning is not the correct explanation for Assertion

So, the correct answer is (b)

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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.