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Quiz on Assertion-Reason Question

In the Assertion-Reason Type of question of the Library and Information Science, two statements referred to as Assertion (A) and Reason (R) are provided. Four alternatives on these are given and the correct one is to be chosen. The assertion means the “statement of fact” and a reason means “explanation for why that assertion is true”. A standard assertion and reason question looks somewhat like the following:

Assertion (A): Statement 1
Reason (R): Statement 2
(A) Both A and R are true, and R is the correct explanation for A
(B) Both A and R are true, but R is not the correct explanation for A
(C) A is true, But R is false
(D) A is false, but R is true
(E) Both A and R are false

The Assertion-Reason type of question is meant to judge the candidate's knowledge and with it, his/her ability to reason out correctly. Assertion-reason tests used to explore cause and effect relationships as well as the candidates ability to identify those relationships. It also tests concept clarity as the Assertion-Reason type of question requires high level of learning. To solve such type of question the students should have the clear concept of the terminologies used in the question and a proper understandings of the meaning of the sentence.

Now that you know about the assertion-reason type of questions, try the following quiz or mock test  in Library and Information Science related for assertion / reason questions for NTA UGC NET / SET / JRF, KVS, NVS and other competitive examination. These questions are compiled from the UGC NET / NTA NET previous years question papers.

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