Statement and Conclusions - Expert Level

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: India's economy is depending mainly on forests.

Conclusions:

I.   Trees should be preserved to improve Indian economy.

II. India wants only maintenance of forests to improve economic conditions.

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 : Good voice is a natural gift but one has to keep practicing to improve and excel well in the field of music.

Conclusion :

I. Natural gifts need nurturing and care.

II. Even though your voice is not good, one can keep practicing.

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.
3.  Statement: The  secret of success is constancy of purpose.

Conclusions :

I. Constant dripping wears the stone.

II. Single-minded devotion is necessary for achieving success.

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.
4.  Statement: The Prime Minister emphatically stated that his government will make every possible effort for the upliftment of poor farmers and farmhands.

Conclusions : 

I. Except poor farmers and farmhands, all other have got benefits of fruits of development.

II. No serious efforts have been made in the past for upliftment of any section of the society. 

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 Government of country X has recently announced several concessions and offered attractive package tours for foreign visitors.

Conclusions :

I. Now, more number of foreign tourists will visit the country.

II. The Government of country X seems to be serious in attracting tourists.

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.
6.  Statement: Prime age school-going children in urban India have now become avid as well as more regular viewers of television, even in households without a T.V. As a result there has been an alarming decline in the extent of readership of newspapers.

Conclusions : 

I. Method of increasing the readership of newspapers should be devised.

II. A team of experts should be sent to other countries to study the impact  of T.V. on the readership of newspapers.


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.
7. 
Statement : Double your money in five months - An advertisement.

Conclusions :

I. The assistance is not genuine.

II. People want their money to grow.



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
8.  Statement : Players who break various records in a fair way get special prizes. Player X broke the world record but was found to be under the influence of a prohibited drug.

Conclusions :

I. X will get the special prize.

 II. X will not get the special prize.

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
9.  Statement : He stressed the need to stop the present examination system and its replacement by other methods which would measure the real merit of the students.

Conclusions :

I. Examination should be abolished.

II. The present examination system does not measure the real merit of the students.

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
10.  Statement : Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man and writing an exact man.

Conclusions :

I. Pointed and precise expression comes only through extensive writing

II. Extensive reading makes a complete man.

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