Assertion (A): Communication competence is related to the power of knowledge in a classroom.
Reasons (R): Communication competence permits choices of communicating as required in the classroom context.
In the light of the above statements, choose the most appropriate answer from the options given below:
(i) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
(ii) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is not correct explanation of (A).
(iii) (A) is true, but (R) is not false.
(iv) (A) is false, (R) is true.
Correct Answer: (i) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
Explanation: Let’s say you are a student in a mathematics classroom, and the teacher is explaining a complex problem involving algebraic equations. If you are communication competent, you would be able to listen actively, understand the problem, and then ask relevant questions or provide feedback to the teacher.