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.

11.  Statement : A large majority of the work force in India is unorganized. Most of them earn either the minimum or uncertain wages while others are engaged in sundry jobs.

Conclusions :

 I. The workers in the organized sector get better facilities and stay longer in their jobs.

II. Some workers in the unorganized sector of the work force have a regular and fixed income.

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.
12.  Statement : The best evidence of India's glorious past is the growing popularity of Ayurvedic medicines in the West.

Conclusions :

I. Ayurvedic medicines are not popular in India.

II. Allopathic medicines are more popular in India.


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
13.  Statement : The standard of education in private schools is much better than municipal and Zila Parished-run schools.

Conclusions :

I. The municipal and Zila Parished should make serious efforts to improve standard of their schools.

II. All municipal and Zila Parished schools should be closed immediately.

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
14.  Statement : The T.V programmers, telecast specially for women are packed with a variety of recipes and households hints. A major portion of magazines for women also contains the items mentioned above.

Conclusions :

I. Women are not interested in other things.

II. An average women's primary interest lies in home and specially in the kitchen.


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
15.  Statement : We should inform all our officers not to read newspapers during office hours-Chief Manager tells chief administrator.

Conclusion :

I. Reading newspapers during office hours is desirable.

II. Office efficiency will not increase by stopping this.

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
16.  Statement : The Bank of England's move to auction 25 metric tons of gold drew plenty of hiders looking for a bargain, but was criticized by major gold producers worldwide.

Conclusions :

 I. The bank of England should not auction gold which it possesses to keep steady international prices of gold.

II. Bidders should quote higher gold prices to retain present value of gold in the international market.


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
17.  Statement : All those political prisoners were released on bail who had gone to jail for reasons other than political dharnas. Bail was not granted to persons involved in murders.

Conclusions :

I. No political prisoner had committed murder.

II. Some politicians were not arrested.

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
18.  Statement : Our securities investment carry market risk. Consult your investment advisor or agent before investing.

Conclusions :

I. One should not invest in securities.

II.The investment advisor calculates the market risk with certainty.

A. Only conclusion I follows. B. Only conclusion II follows.
C. Either I or II follows. D.
Neither I nor II follows.
19.  Statement : The use of non-conventional sources of energy will eliminate the energy crisis in the world.

Conclusions :

I.Modern technology is gradually replacing the conventional sources of energy.

II.The excessive exploitation of environment has led to depletion of conventional sources of energy.

A. Only conclusion I follows
B. Only conclusion I follows
C. Either I or II follows
D. Neither I nor II follows
E. Both I and II follows
20.  Statement : In spite of the claim of the Government of terrorism being under check, killing continues.

Conclusions : 

I. The terrorists have not come to an understanding with the government.

II.The government has been constantly telling a lie.

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