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  • Last Updated : 05 Aug, 2022
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Directions (1-15): In each question below is given a statement followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to assume everything in the statement to be true, then consider the two conclusions together and decide which of them logically follows beyond a reasonable doubt from the information given in the statement.

Give answer:

(A) If only conclusion I follows
(B) If only conclusion II follows
(C) If either I or II follows
(D) If neither I nor II follows
(E) If both I and II follow.

Que 1. Statement: Good health is a luxury in a country like America, thus the expectations of life are comparatively high compared to other countries within the continent.

Conclusion:

I) Good health is the boon of nature.

II) People in countries like America can afford to have all luxuries in life.

Solution:

Clearly, conclusion II does not follow because it is irrelevant to the context. There is nothing being said about all the luxuries of life in the statement just told that health is a luxury in a country like America but other luxuries are not been stated in the statement. There is nothing stated about nature being the provider of good health.

Hence, the correct option is (D).

 

Que 2. Statement: The eligibility for admission in B.ed is a minimum first-class graduate degree. However, the candidates who have appeared in the final year exam are also eligible to apply on the condition that they submit the mark sheet by 31st July.

Conclusion:

I) The candidates who are yet to get their graduation degrees will be there in the list of selected ones.

II) All candidates who have obtained first-class degrees will be there in the list of selected candidates.

Solution:

From the conclusion I, it is stated that candidates are yet to get their graduation degrees therefore that is just the eligibility not the criteria for selection, therefore conclusion I do not follow.

In conclusion II, it is clearly stated candidates who have got a first-class degree will be there in the list but this also proves the eligibility not the criteria for selection.

Hence, the correct option is (D).

 

Que 3. Statement: The government in recent times has taken some bad decisions by appointing bureaucrats as the directors of the big financial institutions.

Conclusion: 

I) Government should appoint directors looking at the expertise of the people in the area of finance.

II) There must be a proper recruitment channel for the appointment of bureaucrats so that they are well versed in finance.

Solution:

Conclusion I and II both will follow as Government should look forward to recruiting only those who are experts in financial institutions and for that, there must be a proper recruitment channel that recruits only those who are experts in finance.

Hence, the correct option is (E).

 

Que 4. Statement: There are chances of an increase in the price of taxes on petrol and diesel. This proposal will bring inflation for the domestic consumers and businessmen will have marginal profit to get from selling petrol and diesel.

Conclusion:

I) At present there is a disparity in a businessman in the selling of petrol and diesel.

II) The middle-class men will be tolled upon more and more taxes.

Solution:

The first conclusion states the disparity is due to marginal profit as some of them will keep the prices high or low from one businessman to another. The first conclusion will follow.

The domestic consumers are mostly middle-class people therefore inflation will toll upon them in the form of taxes. 

Hence, the correct option is (E).

 

Que 5. Statement: In coming years as the population is increasing day by day with decreasing resources it will surely harm the developing countries.

Conclusion:

I) The population of developing countries will not increase in the future.

II) The government will face difficulty in providing a quality of life.

 Solution:

Conclusion I will clearly not follow as the population is increasing day by day from the statement.

Conclusion II clearly follows as population increase will hamper the quality of life.

Hence, the correct option is (B).

 

Que 6. Statement: Indian economy is dependent mainly on forests.

Conclusion:

I) Afforestation must be done to preserve the forests.

II) India wants only the maintenance of forests to improve its economy.

Solution:

Conclusion I is clearly true as afforestation will clearly help in improving its economy, but Conclusion II does not follow as only forests are not responsible for its economy.

Hence, the correct option is (A).

 

Que 7. Statement: In china, the covid cases increased drastically while in India the rate was slow but the total number of cases was more in India.

Conclusion:

I) China has better control over covid cases as compared to India.

II) Covid had less rate of spread in China than in India.

Solution:

Conclusion I follow the statement as China despite of the drastic increase had better control. Since there was a drastic increase so the spread rate was not less in china than in India, therefore, conclusion II does not follow.

Hence, the correct option is (A).

 

Que 8. Statement: Colon cancer has a very high incidence in Japan compared to bowel cancer which has a low impact. As the Japanese migrate to other countries like Korea the rate of colon cancer is low while bowel cancer is low in the next generation. All this is related to nutrition which varies from one country to another country.

Conclusion:

I) The same diet must be propagated in Japan as in Korea.

II) Bowel cancer is less severe than colon cancer.

Solution

Conclusion I Do not follow as there is nothing to do with diet in the statement. Severity is also not discussed therefore No conclusion follows.

Hence, the correct option is (D).

 

Que 9. Statement: Nowadays smartphone has replaced everything even now televisions are less watched as everyone is crazy about the Hotstar, Netflix, etc. News are also been seen on youtube. This has created an alarming situation for the television industry and also the newspapers.

Conclusion:

(I) Method of increasing the reading of newspapers must be devised.

(II) A team of experts must be sent to other countries to study the impact of TV on the reading of newspapers.

Solution:

News are also been seen on youtube it means people choose to watch news videos rather than read them. Conclusion I say that the method of increasing the reading of newspapers must be devised. Conclusion I follow the statement. While conclusion II do not follow as nothing is said in the argument about the alarming situation and in statement, a team to be sent is not been discussed.

Hence, the correct option is (A).

 

Que 10. Statement: Non-vegetarian food is not good for health. If the animal whom people are eating have any disease that may be transferred to the person who consumes it.

Conclusion: 

(I) Non-vegetarian food is very tasty to eat.

(II) People must be very careful while consuming non-vegetarian item as it is harmful and can lead to some diseases.
 

Solution:

Conclusion I has nothing to do with the statement, while conclusion II clearly states the effects of consuming non-veg.

Hence, the correct option is (B).

 

Que 11. Statement: Vehicular resources are responsible for 60% of the pollution in a country concluded in the Rajya sabha session today.

Conclusion: 

(I) The problem of pollution is very annoying and cumbersome.

(II) Now many towns in India face the problem.

Solution:

Conclusion I clearly follow the given statement as the problem of pollution persists.

Conclusion II does not follow as India is being already discussed as a whole no talk about the towns in the statement, therefore conclusion II does not follow

Hence, the correct option is (A).

 

Que 12. Statement:  Mutual funds are subject to market risks. Consult an investment advisor or any agent before investing.

Conclusion:

(I) One should not invest in mutual funds.

(II) The investment advisor calculates the market risks with certainty.

Solution:

Investment in mutual funds involves risk. This does not mean that one should not invest in securities. So Conclusion I do not follow.

While conclusion II follows as it clearly states that we should consult our investment advisor before investing.

Hence, the correct option is (B).

 

Que 13. Statement:  Over the years the migration to foreign countries from India was increasing year after year. But, after covid-19 it has dipped a bit.

Conclusion: 

(I) Migration to foreign countries must be checked.

(II) The plight of people not leaving India after covid -19 must be addressed.

Solution:

Conclusion I clearly do not follow. Conclusion II follows as it must be noted why there is a drop in migration after covid-19.

Hence, the correct option is (B).

 

Que 14. Statement: Preparation of UPSC is quite frequent in Bihar and UP. While other states there is a craze for working in big private companies.

Conclusion:

(I) Private companies pay high packages which leads to motivation for work.

(II) UPSC is a very tough exam to crack which requires patience and perseverance which is seen in guys of UP and Bihar.

Solution:

None of the above conclusions follows as both statements doesn’t have a connection with the statement.

Hence, The correct answer is option D.

 

Que 15. Statement: Yuvraj was the backbone of the Indian team during the world cups. He was the man of the tournament in the 2011 world cup.

Conclusion:

(I) Yuvraj played some fantastic knocks to win the world cup for the team.

(II) He was clearly the man to watch out for in the whole tournament.

Solution:

If we read the two conclusions carefully it clearly states the importance of Yuvraj Singh which follows the statement. 

Hence, the correct option is (E).

 


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