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.

21. 
Statements: In a one day cricket match, the total runs made by a team were 200. Out of these 160 runs were made by spinners.

Conclusions:

I. 80% of the team consists of spinners.
II. The opening batsmen were spinners

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.
22. 

Statements: The old order changed yielding place to new.

 

Conclusions:

 

I.        Change is the law of nature.

II.        Discard old ideas because they are old.


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.
23. 

Statements: Government has spoiled many top ranking financial institutions by appointing bureaucrats as Directors of these institutions.

 

Conclusions:

 

I. Government should appoint Directors of the financial institutes taking into consideration the expertise of the person in the area of finance.

II.The Director of the financial institute should have expertise commensurate with the financial work carried out by the institute.

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.
24. 

Statements: 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 TV. 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 TV. 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.
25. 

Statements: People who speak too much against dowry are those who had taken it themselves.

 

Conclusions:

 

I. It is easier said than done.

II. People have double standards


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.
26. 

Statements: The national norm is 100 beds per thousand populations but in this state, 150 beds per thousand are available in the hospitals.

 

Conclusions:

 

I. Our national norm is appropriate.

II. The state's health system is taking adequate care in this regard.



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.
27. 

Statements: Our securities investments 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.
E. Both I and II follow.
28. 

Statements: Money plays a vital role in politics.

 

Conclusions:

 

I. The poor can never become politicians.

II.  All the rich men take part in politics.


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.
29. 

Statements: Vegetable prices are soaring in the market.

 

Conclusions:

 

I.        Vegetables are becoming a rare commodity.

II.        People cannot eat vegetables.


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.
30. 

Statements: 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 follow.