|Direction: Each of the next nine questions consists of two statements, one labeled as assertion (A) and other as Reason (R). You are to examine these two statements carefully and select the correct answers.|
|Assertion (A) X, because of unsound state of mind and not knowing the nature of the act, attacks Y, who in self-defense and in order to ward off the attack, hits him thereby injuring him. Y has not committed an offence.|
|Reason (R) Y had a right of private defence against X under Section, 98 of the Indian Penal Code.|
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
Correct Answer: A
Solution :Assertion (A), X because of unsound state mind one not knowing the nature of the act attacks Y, who in self defence and on order toward off the attack its him. Thereby injuring him. Y has not committed an offence, is true. The Reason (R) that Y had a right of private defence against X under Section 98 of the Indian Penal Code is True. Reason (R) is the correct explanation of Assertion A.
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