Assertion (A): Excessive use of chlorinated synthetic pesticides causes soil
and water pollution.
Reason (R): Such pesticides are non-biodegradable.
(i) Both A and R are correct and R is the correct explanation of A.
(ii) Both A and R are correct but R is not the correct explanation of A.
(iii) Both A and R are not correct.
(iv) A is not correct but R is correct
Option (i) is the answer.