Assertion (A): When there is an evidence of a linear relationship between two variables, it may not always mean an independent-dependent relationship between the two variables.

Reason (R): The causal relationship between the two variables may not imply a reasonable theoretical relationship between the two.


  • A

    Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation

  • B

    Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation

  • C

    (A) is true, but (R) is false

  • D

    (A) is false, but (R) is true