Q. 96

Note: In the following questions a statement of assertion followed by a statement of reason is given. Choose the correct answer out of the following choices.

Assertion: Preservative are added to food items.

Reason: Preservatives inhibit the growth of microorganisms.

A. Assertion and reason both are correct statements and reason is the correct explanation for the assertion.

B. Assertion and reason both are correct statements, but the reason is not the correct explanation for the assertion.

C. The assertion is a correct statement, but the reason is the wrong statement.

D. Assertion and reason both are incorrect statements.

E. The assertion is a wrong statement, but the reason is the correct statement.

Answer :

Food preservatives are generally added to a variety of food items due to their function of prevention of food from getting spoiled caused by some micro bacterial growth.


Food Preservatives have functions like they inhibit the growth of microorganisms that they can’t be able to spoil the food.

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