Question
Assertion

Plant taxonomy is known as systematic botany.

Reason

Taxonomy involves only plant classification.

A

Both Assertion and Reason are correct and Reason is the correct explanation for Assertion.

B

Both Assertion and Reason are correct but Reason is not the correct explanation for Assertion.

C

Assertion is correct and Reason is incorrect.

D

Assertion is incorrect and Reason is correct.

Hard

Solution

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Correct option is
C

Assertion is correct and Reason is incorrect.

Taxonomy is the science of classification of organisms such as plants, animals and even microbes on the basis of observation, anatomy and chemical characteristics. The science of classification of plant is called as plant taxonomy. Systematics is concerned with the diversity, history and evolution of organisms. thus, the plant taxonomy is called as systematic botany.
Hence, the correct answer is option C.

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