Statement and Conclusions - Base Level 1

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 and

(E) If both I and II follow.

1. 

Statements: Women's organisations in India have welcomed the amendment of the Industrial Employment Rules 1946 to curb sexual harassment at the work place.

Conclusions:

I.  Sexual harassment of women at work place is more prevalent in India as compared to other developed countries.

II. Many organisations in India will stop recruiting women to avoid such problems.

A. Only conclusion I follows
B. Only conclusion II follows
C. Either I or II follows
D. Neither I nor II follows
E. Both I and II follow
2.  Statement : Sealed tenders are invited from competent contractors experienced in executing construction jobs.
Conclusions : 

I.  Tenders are invited only from experienced contractors .
II. It is difficult to find competent tenderer s  on construction jobs.

A. Only conclusion I follows.
B. Only conclusion II follows.
C. Either I or II follows.
D. Neither I nor II follows.
E. Both I and II follows.
3.  Statement : The manager humiliated Sachin in the presence of his colleagues .
Conclusions : 

I.  The manager did not like Sachin .
II. Sachin was not popular with his colleagues.

A. Only conclusion I follows.
B. Only conclusion II follows.
C. Either I or II follows
D. Neither I nor II follows.
E. Both I and II follows.
4.  Statement : The XYZ Medical College has started a cell which will conduct as soya protein workshops in the field of stress management to patients and general public.
Conclusions : 

I.  The hospital has needed resources to start such activity.
II. Patients and general public feel a need to have such cell in the hospital.

A. Only conclusion I follows.
B. Only conclusion II follows.
C. Either I or II follows.
D. Neither I nor II follows.
E. Both I and II follows.
5.  Statement : The Cabinet of State X took certain steps to tackle the milk glut in the state as the cooperatives and government dairies failed to use the available milk. - A news  report.
Conclusions : 

I.  The milk production of State X is more than its need.
II. The Government and co-operative dairies in State X are not equipped in terms of resources and terms of resources and technology to handle such excess milk.

A. Only conclusion I follows.
B. Only conclusion II follows.
C. Either I or II follows.
D. Neither I nor II follows.
E. Both I and II follows.
6.  Statement : Until our country achieves economic equality, political freedom and democracy would be meaningless.
Conclusions : 

I.  Political freedom and democracy go hand in hand.
II. Economic equality leads to real political freedom and democracy.

A. Only conclusion I follows.
B. Only conclusion II follows.
C. Either I or II follows.
D. Neither I nor II follows.
E. Both I and II follows.
7.  Statement : Parents are prepared to pay any price for an elite education to their children.
Conclusions : 

I.  All parents these days are very well off.
II. Parents have an obsessive passion for a perfect development of their children through good schooling.

A. Only conclusion I follows.
B. Only conclusion II follows.
C. Either I or II follows.
D. Neither I nor II follows.
E. Both I and II follows.
8.  Statement : Although we have rating agencies like Crisil, ICRA, there is demand to have a separated rating agency for IT companies to protect investors.
Conclusion : 

I.  Assessment of financial worth of IT companies calls for separate set of skills, insight and competencies.
II. Now the investors investing in IT companies will get protection of their investment.

A. Only conclusion I follows.
B. Only conclusion II follows.
C. Either I or II follows.
D. Neither I nor II follows.
E. Both I and II follows.
9.  Statement : Population increase coupled with depleting resources is going to be the scenario of many developing countries in days to come.
Conclusions :

I.  The population of developing countries will not continue to  increase to future.
II. It will be very difficult for the government of developing countries to provide its people decent quality of life.

A. Only conclusion I follows.
B. Only conclusion II follows.
C. Either I or II follows.
D. Neither I nor II follows.
E. Both I and II follows.
10.  Statement : For over three decades Company X has been totally involved in energy conservation, its efficient use and management.
Conclusions : 

I.  The Company has yet to learn and acquire basic things in this area.
II. It is dedication, that is more important than knowledge and expertise.

A. Only conclusion I follows.
B. Only conclusion II follows.
C. Either I or II follows.
D. Neither I nor II follows.
E. Both I and II follows.