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 - The sugar price in the international market has become non-competitive due to India’s export policy.

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

Nothing has been stated about international market in the passage hence the conclusion.

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 - In our country poverty alleviation programme can only succeed if we reach agreement about the poverty line.

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

Nothing has been discussed in the passage about poverty line.

Passage

In India the viewers are delighted and politicians are feared realising the power of video which is initiated by the video magazine. This is a cultural revolution. The first one to start was news track. It was highlighted that the largest selling video magazine sells about 22,000 copies of its monthly 90min cassettes at Rs. 150 per piece. Also its viewership is estimated to be five to six million.

Conclusion −

Q 3 - The total sales revenue from all of the video magazines exceeds Rs. 3540 lakhs.

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

22000 * 150 = 33 lakhs. Hence the conclusion is right.

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 4 - Rajnikanth has good relationships with South Indian film producers.

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 Rajnikantha`s relationship with film producers.

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 - After independence, India focussed only on Africa to strengthen bilateral ties.

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 there are other countries with whom India had good relationships.

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 - Yankees have never treated any politicians as a rock star.

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

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 - Make in India will transform India into 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 : (a)

Explanation

This conclusion is completely true.

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 - The construction of large multi-purpose is not a recent idea.

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

As it relates to the years of long speech and R&D, this conclusion is absolutely true.

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 - BIS is planning to establish its test centres in foreign countries also.

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 to answer the question.

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 - Water and sanitation related diseases are severe in our country.

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

It is clearly stated in the passage which is true.

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