Q. Consider the following statements:
Statement-I: In India, the overall computer literacy is low.
Statement-II: Many schools and colleges in India lack the necessary infrastructure and qualified teachers to provide adequate computer training.
Which one of the following is correct in respect of the above statements?

[A] Both Statement-I and Statement-II are correct and Statement-II is the correct explanation for Statement-I

[B] Both Statement-I and Statement-II are correct and Statement-II is not the correct explanation for Statement-I

[C] Statement-I is correct but Statement-II is incorrect

[D] Statement-I is incorrect but Statement-II is correct

Answer: A
Notes:

Explanation –

Statement I is correct. Computer literacy in India stands at 24.7% among individuals aged 15 years and above. This low percentage indicates that overall computer literacy in India is low.

Statement II is correct. Many schools and colleges in India lack the necessary infrastructure and qualified teachers to provide adequate computer training. Only 47.5% of schools in India have computer facilities while only 33.9% of schools have internet access.

Therefore, Statement-II provides an explanation for Statement-I.

Source: The Hindu

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