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Assertion: Consciousness is considered as the defining property of living organisms.

Reason: All organisms, from the prokaryotes to the most complex eukaryotes can sense and respond to environmental stimuli.

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Both assertion and reason are true and reason is the correct
explanation of assertion
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Both assertion and reason are true but reason is not the correct explanation of assertion
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Assertion is true but reason is false
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Both assertion and reason are false
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The correct option is A Both assertion and reason are true and reason is the correct
explanation of assertion
All organisms (from the prokaryotes to the most complex eukaryotes) have sense of consciousness that can sense and respond to environmental stimuli. So, consciousness is considered as the defining property of all living organisms.

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