Passage and Conclusions Online Quiz


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Passage

In India, integrated sugar field is not available to sale policy. So our sugar companies are becoming victim of surplus engenderment and there is withal a price mismatch of sugarcane and culminated sugar. Despite we have a low estimation of sugar engenderment at around 14 million tonnes for last decade against 17 million tonnes in the antecedent year, the total availability is now put to 21 million tonnes including a carryover stock of 8 million tonnes from the antecedent year. Of this the domestic consumption may not exceed 14 million tonnes. Though the industry could export 11 million tonnes to different countries during the last decade but this year`s export policy, subsisting norms and international market conditions downgrade the price to half a million tonnes.

Conclusion −

Q 1 - India need not require importing sugar during the next few years.

A candidate is required to mark the answer in the following ways −

I - Mark (a) if the conclusion holds the truth definitely.

II - Mark (b) if the conclusion holds the truth probably but not definitely.

III - Mark (c) If conclusion cannot be judged for true or false due to insufficiency of adequate data.

IV - Mark (d) if the conclusion holds the falsehood probably but not definitely.

V - Mark (e) if the conclusion holds the falsehood definitely.

Answer : (b)

Explanation

As there has been surplus production of sugar, it is likely that India will not import sugar during next few years.

Passage

There are some controversies regarding the number of people below the poverty line in our country. A person`s nutritional requirement in terms of calories is main criteria to decide poverty line. It is assumed that minimum nutritional requirement per person per day is 2400 calories in rural areas and in urban areas it is 2200 calories. A household is categorised as BPL if it is unable to bear the expenditure for this level of nutrition. There is also a point that along with calories. The amount of protein intake must also be treated as criterion as it is related to physical energy, mental alertness and resistance to infection.

Conclusion −

Q 2 - People in India below the poverty line, get necessary amount of proteins.

A candidate is required to mark the answer in the following ways −

I - Mark (a) if the conclusion holds the truth definitely.

II - Mark (b) if the conclusion holds the truth probably but not definitely.

III - Mark (c) If conclusion cannot be judged for true or false due to insufficiency of adequate data.

IV - Mark (d) if the conclusion holds the falsehood probably but not definitely.

V - Mark (e) if the conclusion holds the falsehood definitely.

Answer : (c)

Explanation

Data in this conclusion is inadequate.

Passage

The world was rocked with the news of multiple terrorist attacks in Paris, France, on 13th November. The assailment consisted of shooting the mass people, suicide bombings and captivating hostages resulting in 129 people lost their lives. The assailment is the worst incident to occur in France since World War II. Western Europe experienced such incident after the Madrid train attacks in 2004 that took 191 lives.

Conclusion −

Q 3 - Western Europe has never faced such terrorist attack.

A candidate is required to mark the answer in the following ways −

I - Mark (a) if the conclusion holds the truth definitely.

II - Mark (b) if the conclusion holds the truth probably but not definitely.

III - Mark (c) If conclusion cannot be judged for true or false due to insufficiency of adequate data.

IV - Mark (d) if the conclusion holds the falsehood probably but not definitely.

V - Mark (e) if the conclusion holds the falsehood definitely.

Answer : (e)

Explanation

This conclusion is wrong because Madrid has faced such situation before.

Passage

“Turkey votes for Islam!” “Islam wins ! America loses!” this is how the Muslim world greeted the news on November 1 that turkey`s ruling party, the Islamist Justice and Development Party (AKP), won an unexpected landslide victory in the country`s snap elections, commanding just more than 49 % of the vote. Across Europe, Turkish immigrations voted massively for the AKP. In both Belgium and the Netherlands, a dizzying 70% of Turkish voters supported Erdogan`s party, as did 68.8% in Austria. Close behind were Germany (nearly 60%) and France(56%). Put another way, more European Turks per capita supported the Islamist party than did voters in Turkey itself.

Conclusion −

Q 4 - Turkish voters in Belgium supported the AKP group more than anyone.

A candidate is required to mark the answer in the following ways −

I - Mark (a) if the conclusion holds the truth definitely.

II - Mark (b) if the conclusion holds the truth probably but not definitely.

III - Mark (c) If conclusion cannot be judged for true or false due to insufficiency of adequate data.

IV - Mark (d) if the conclusion holds the falsehood probably but not definitely.

V - Mark (e) if the conclusion holds the falsehood definitely.

Answer : (a)

Explanation

In Belgium the voters are 70% supporting AKP, so this is also true.

Passage

At the India-Africa forum, summit was held at New Delhi in which heads of 41 state government of 54 countries in Africa have participated. It was ended on 29 October and had witnessed larger gathering of foreign dignitaries in New Delhi since 1983 summit. The information was passed as: India wants to energise its relations with the continent with which it had politically strong bonding after independence but could not get success. This is the current government’s huge success in involving delegates from a large number of African nations. The number of Africans turning over to India was also maximum since ever.

Conclusion −

Q 5 - Currently India don’t have any good relationship with Africa.

A candidate is required to mark the answer in the following ways −

I - Mark (a) if the conclusion holds the truth definitely.

II - Mark (b) if the conclusion holds the truth probably but not definitely.

III - Mark (c) If conclusion cannot be judged for true or false due to insufficiency of adequate data.

IV - Mark (d) if the conclusion holds the falsehood probably but not definitely.

V - Mark (e) if the conclusion holds the falsehood definitely.

Answer : (c)

Explanation

There is nothing stated on political scenario so data is inadequate.

Passage

Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan won Nobel Prize, which was expected off course but Kailash Satyarthi of India also won; that was a bit unexpected. He is the founder of Bachpan Bachao Andolan (BBA) and might have won this award due to the fair judgement of judges. This time it is a matter of celebration for us. World has done lot more for Malala that she could have done ever. But our expectations should be limited from a 17-year old as she is the youngestever Nobel awardees. She made herself idol for many. She showed praise worthy courage in the swat valley against the Taliban, who had banned education for girls.

Conclusion −

Q 6 - Malala is selfish as she has not done anything for the world.

A candidate is required to mark the answer in the following ways −

I - Mark (a) if the conclusion holds the truth definitely.

II - Mark (b) if the conclusion holds the truth probably but not definitely.

III - Mark (c) If conclusion cannot be judged for true or false due to insufficiency of adequate data.

IV - Mark (d) if the conclusion holds the falsehood probably but not definitely.

V - Mark (e) if the conclusion holds the falsehood definitely.

Answer : (e)

Explanation

This statement is wrong because she is a child activist who supports girl education.

Passage

The news came into the limelight that three scientists won The Nobel Prize for discovering on practical LED lighting and many people thought of their LED TV screen or perhaps switching over to an energy-efficient illumination at their homes. LED bulbs were earlier unknown to people after the revolution has become more popular. People leading life without reliable source of electricity has been best benefited through LED lights. Coated semiconductors are the base to produce lights in LED (Light Emitting Diode). On the other hand, Blue LEDs became the base for the production of LED Lamps that also became popular.

Conclusion −

Q 7 - Earlier practical household LED lighting was not possible.

A candidate is required to mark the answer in the following ways −

I - Mark (a) if the conclusion holds the truth definitely.

II - Mark (b) if the conclusion holds the truth probably but not definitely.

III - Mark (c) If conclusion cannot be judged for true or false due to insufficiency of adequate data.

IV - Mark (d) if the conclusion holds the falsehood probably but not definitely.

V - Mark (e) if the conclusion holds the falsehood definitely.

Answer : (a)

Explanation

This is completely true as it is mentioned in the second line of the paragraph.

Passage

Long-term viability of large multipurpose projects has yielded enough evidence for us to unhesitatingly conclude that all such projects are counterproductive and anti-poor. This is accomplished through years of international experience and debates. As per the given information available on the subject, fuelling such a project on the component of those who ought to ken better must be optically discerned as an irresponsible act.

Conclusion −

Q 8 - Most of the international organisations support the idea of large multipurpose projects.

A candidate is required to mark the answer in the following ways −

I - Mark (a) if the conclusion holds the truth definitely.

II - Mark (b) if the conclusion holds the truth probably but not definitely.

III - Mark (c) If conclusion cannot be judged for true or false due to insufficiency of adequate data.

IV - Mark (d) if the conclusion holds the falsehood probably but not definitely.

V - Mark (e) if the conclusion holds the falsehood definitely.

Answer : (c)

Explanation

Data is inadequate for the above conclusion.

Passage

If households below poverty line get employment assurance of 100 days a year, then it would be a happiest situation for all of them. If we assume that all the persons would not offer themselves for casual manual work, let us say only 30 million persons would come for such works. As the average money lost under the employment assurance scheme is Rs. 45, the total requirement would be about Rs. 13500 crore per year. As this is dependent on monsoon, the requirement will also build up gradually. Wage employment programmes are, however, far less than required for such an employment scenario.

Conclusion −

Q 9 - The Yojanas and the EAS would provide employment to as many persons as needed.

A candidate is required to mark the answer in the following ways −

I - Mark (a) if the conclusion holds the truth definitely.

II - Mark (b) if the conclusion holds the truth probably but not definitely.

III - Mark (c) If conclusion cannot be judged for true or false due to insufficiency of adequate data.

IV - Mark (d) if the conclusion holds the falsehood probably but not definitely.

V - Mark (e) if the conclusion holds the falsehood definitely.

Answer : (e)

Explanation

This conclusion is false.

Passage

If households below poverty line get employment assurance of 100 days a year, then it would be a happiest situation for all of them. If we assume that all the persons would not offer themselves for casual manual work, let us say only 30 million persons would come for such works. As the average money lost under the employment assurance scheme is Rs. 45, the total requirement would be about Rs. 13500 crore per year. As this is dependent on monsoon, the requirement will also build up gradually. Wage employment programmes are, however, far less than required for such an employment scenario.

Conclusion −

Q 10 - People above poverty line also need some employment guarantee from government.

A candidate is required to mark the answer in the following ways −

I - Mark (a) if the conclusion holds the truth definitely.

II - Mark (b) if the conclusion holds the truth probably but not definitely.

III - Mark (c) If conclusion cannot be judged for true or false due to insufficiency of adequate data.

IV - Mark (d) if the conclusion holds the falsehood probably but not definitely.

V - Mark (e) if the conclusion holds the falsehood definitely.

Answer : (c)

Explanation

There is nothing stated about APLs, so data is inadequate here.

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