Directions : For the Assertion (A) and Reason (R) below, choose the correct alternative
Assertion (A) : Pressure cookers are fitted with ebonite handles.
Reason (R) : Ebonite is strong.
A) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A. B) Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A.
C) A is true but R is false. D) A is false but R is true.
Assertion and reason
Answer: C) A is true but R is false.
The handles of pressure cookers are made of ebonite because it being a bad conductor of heat, does not heat up.