The correct option is B Composite
Factors of 196=2×2×7×7.
It consist of 2 and 7 as a prime factors.
On adding them we get the number 7+2=9.
Composite number: A number, which have factors other than 1 and itself, is called composite number.
Here, the sum of all prime factors of the number is 9 and 9 has factors 1,3,9.
Hence, 9 is a composite number.