Gases & Solutions
States of Matter
Assertion :Hot soup tastes better than the cold soup.
Reason :Hot soup has high surface tension and it does not spread properly on our tongue.
- Both Assertion and Reason are correct and Reason is the correct explanation for Assertion
- Both Assertion and Reason are correct but Reason is not the correct explanation for Assertion
- Assertion is correct but Reason is incorrect
- Both Assertion and Reason are incorrect
Correct Answer: Option(c)
Solution: With an increase in temperature of the liquid, its surface tension decreases so that it tends to acquire a larger area. Hence hot soup having a low value of surface tension spread properly on our tongue & provides better taste than cold soup.