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`s sugar export was the highest in last decade.

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

No data is given about the sugar export during last decade.

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 urban areas are less physically weak compared to people in rural areas.

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

It is probably true because it is stated in the passage that calorie requirement in the rural areas is more so it may be inferred that urban area people are less physically weak than rural people.

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 - Train bombing in Madrid had claimed more lives than in Paris.

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 conclusion is true because Madrid has lost more number of citizens.

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 - Islamist group was supported by European Turks more than in Turkey.

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 conclusion is true from the last line of the passage.

Passage

An offer made by a film producer to Tamil superstar Rajinikanth to act in a movie on the Tiger of Mysore, Tipu Sultan, opened up a Pandora`s box. The BJP and some hindutva groups demanded that Rajinikanth should refuse the offer. This argument was made on the grounds that Tipu, the 18th century ruler of Mysore state, was a tyrant. As the controversy over whether Tipu was an islamic iconoclast, or a secular nationalist, rages on in India, it is time for us to reflect on a different side of the man - who changed the economy and lifestyle of peoples.

Conclusion −

Q 5 - Tipu Sultan is not in support of Hinduism.

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 conclusion is true from the passage.

Passage

Prime minister Narendra Modi`s visit to America has cemented his reputation as a potential game changer for the fortunes of our country and the game surely changes. Modi was unwelcome in America till not very long ago, but on September 28, at Madison square garden in new York, as a record attendance of desi Americans and suitably impressed but curious Yankees treated him like a rock star. A few American congressmen were also seen sharing the stage with him. Modi is now acceptable to America not because it has suddenly decided to credit his sense of remorse for the Gujarat riots and emphatic judicial acquittal in the matter. It is the clear mandate to lead with vision and purpose that he has from the people of global ‘swing’ economy that the Americans dare not overlook, and it suits him fine.

Conclusion −

Q 6 - PM Modi will now frequently visit America.

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 as nothing is mentioned about Modi`s future plan.

Passage

Make in India is a new national programme aims to change India into a global manufacturing hub. Proposals inside it suggest companies to invest in India to make it a power hub of manufacturing. Aim is to create sufficient job in 25 sectors such as automobiles, aviation, IT, pharmaceuticals, construction, defence manufacturing and railways etc. Along with this, the government will also identify some domestic companies having leadership in innovation to help them turn into global champion.

Conclusion −

Q 7 - India is not a global manufacturing hub.

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

This conclusion is probably true because it is stated that make in India will transform India into a global manufacturing hub so India is not a global manufacturing hub.

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

BIS certification marks scheme has an essential feature where certified products go through independent testing. BIS has more than eight laboratories in India which are in a position to issue more than 42000 test reports in a year. The testing facilities is always augmented and modernised and these laboratories are always constantly expanded. BIS has also approved two hundred and eighty laboratories in public and private sectors for testing products under its certification scheme.

Conclusion −

Q 9 - The BIS has no dynamism in its workings.

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 completely false.

Passage

Nearly 100 million people in India lack access to safe drinking water and over 700 mn continue to defecate in the open. Over 600000 children under 5 years lose their lives to water and sanitation related diseases like diarrhoea and pneumonia every year. In this context, the recent launch of the swacch bharat abhiyan(the clean India campaign) by our PM Modi can be seen as a welcome and much needed step. However, if the campaign is to go beyond symbolism and actually achieve the goal of making India open-defecationfree by 2019, it needs a multi-pronged strategy. The swacch bharat concept is launched to pave access for every person to sanitation facilities. We have to achieve this by 2019 as a befitting tribute to the father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary.

Conclusion −

Q 10 - Mahatma Gandhi had a dream to make India clean.

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

Our government has plans to achieve this by 150th birth anniversary of bapu. So we can assume that bapu had a dream to make India clean, hence the conclusion is true.


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