Statement and Conclusions Online Quiz


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Each of the following question consists of one statement followed by two conclusions. You have to decide which one of them can be followed.

Q 1 - Statement: Appointment of top bureaucrats as the head of top financial institutions was made by government. This is the reason of the downfall of those institutions.

Conclusions:

I. Government should appoint only those persons as the head, who have adequate expertise in the required field.

II. The appointed head should have the similar work experience as carried out by that financial institutions.

Options :

A - Only conclusion I is valid.

B - Only conclusion II is valid.

C - Either conclusion I or II is valid.

D - Neither conclusion I nor II is valid.

E - Both the conclusions are valid.

Answer : C

Explanation

It has been clearly mentioned in the statement that the appointment of the bureaucrats only spoiled the financial institutions. So the person having experience in the similar field and expertise should be appointed. Hence both conclusions are valid.

Each of the following question consists of one statement followed by two conclusions. You have to decide which one of them can be followed.

Q 2 - Statement: All political prisoners were released on bail except those who were inside due to involvement in Public Dharnas. Persons being accused of murder were not granted bail.

Conclusions:

I. All the political prisoners are not murderers.

II. Some politicians were not inside jail.

Options :

A - Only conclusion I is valid.

B - Only conclusion II is valid.

C - Either conclusion I or II is valid.

D - Neither conclusion I nor II is valid.

E - Both the conclusions are valid.

Answer : A

Explanation

It is clearly mentioned in the statement that persons accused of murder were not released from jail. But some political persons had been granted bail. That means, no political person had committed murder. Hence conclusion I is valid. On the other hand, conclusion II has no direct link with the given statement.

Each of the following question consists of one statement followed by two conclusions. You have to decide which one of them can be followed.

Q 3 - Statement: Number of self-dependent countries nowadays is nil.

Conclusions:

I. To grow all the things within a country is merely impossible.

II. People of the country are generally lazy.

Options :

A - Only conclusion I is valid.

B - Only conclusion II is valid.

C - Either conclusion I or II is valid.

D - Neither conclusion I nor II is valid.

E - Both the conclusions are valid.

Answer : A

Explanation

Conclusion I sounds logical but conclusion II definitely not.

Each of the following question consists of one statement followed by two conclusions. You have to decide which one of them can be followed.

Q 4 - Statement: Private schools are offering much good quality education as compared to municipal schools.

Conclusions:

I. Municipal schools are giving continuous effort to improve their quality of education.

II. Government should close the municipal schools immediately.

Options :

A - Only conclusion I is valid.

B - Only conclusion II is valid.

C - Either conclusion I or II is valid.

D - Neither conclusion I nor II is valid.

E - Both the conclusions are valid.

Answer : A

Explanation

It is not a wise decision to shut down the municipal schools just because they are not able to give quality education, rather continuous effort can bring change in the current situation. So, clearly conclusion II is valid.

Each of the following question consists of one statement followed by two conclusions. You have to decide which one of them can be followed.

Q 5 - Statement: If you want to escape from a problem, the best and easiest way is to solve it.

Conclusions:

I. There is no meaning of leading a dull life without facing any problem.

II. Be ready with a solution always to escape from a problem.

Options :

A - Only conclusion I is valid.

B - Only conclusion II is valid.

C - Either conclusion I or II is valid.

D - Neither conclusion I nor II is valid.

E - Both the conclusions are valid.

Answer : D

Explanation

Both the statements do not have any close relation with the given statement. Hence both the conclusions are not valid.

Each of the following question consists of one statement followed by two conclusions. You have to decide which one of them can be followed.

Q 6 - Statement: Quicker announced acquisition of the property search engine website commonfloor.com.

Conclusions:

I. Coomonfloor.com website was in huge financial loss.

II. Commonfloor.com has great business ideas to discuss with quicker.com.

Options :

A - Only conclusion I is valid.

B - Only conclusion II is valid.

C - Either conclusion I or II is valid.

D - Neither conclusion I nor II is valid.

E - Both the conclusions are valid.

Answer : C

Explanation

Both the conclusions cannot happen at the same time. Hence either of any 2 of the given conclusions can happen.

Each of the following question consists of one statement followed by two conclusions. You have to decide which one of them can be followed.

Q 7 - Statement: Indian shooter Apurvi Chandela broke the world record on the way to winning gold in shooting.

Conclusions:

I. She is a great player but shadowed by her earlier performances.

II. She is a great player but has never shot with such an ease before.

Options :

A - Only conclusion I is valid.

B - Only conclusion II is valid.

C - Either conclusion I or II is valid.

D - Neither conclusion I nor II is valid.

E - Both the conclusions are valid.

Answer : D

Explanation

From the statement, we cannot tell that whether it is the shadow of her past performance or her enthusiasm to play, that obstruct her from making such a world record before. Hence none of the given conclusions can be interpreted successfully from the given statement.

Each of the following question consists of one statement followed by two conclusions. You have to decide which one of them can be followed.

Q 8 - Statement: Mumbai Police commissioner Ahmad Javed appointed as Ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

Conclusions:

I. Ahmad Javed has shown his capability as Police Commissioner.

II. As Saudi Arabia is a close friend of India, so an experienced person should be appointed as the ambassador.

Options :

A - Only conclusion I is valid.

B - Only conclusion II is valid.

C - Either conclusion I or II is valid.

D - Neither conclusion I nor II is valid.

E - Both the conclusions are valid.

Answer : E

Explanation

Both the conclusions have strong reasons to support the given statement.

Each of the following question consists of one statement followed by two conclusions. You have to decide which one of them can be followed.

Q 9 - Statement: ISIS are murdering the citizens of Iraq and Iran.

Conclusions:

I. Life of remaining people in this country is in danger.

II. Strict actions should be taken against ISIS by UN government.

Options :

A - Only conclusion I is valid.

B - Only conclusion II is valid.

C - Either conclusion I or II is valid.

D - Neither conclusion I nor II is valid.

E - Both the conclusions are valid.

Answer : E

Explanation

Here both the conclusions are valid because they are aiding to the given statement.

Each of the following question consists of one statement followed by two conclusions. You have to decide which one of them can be followed.

Q 10 - Statement: Office will increase the salary of the employees by 25%.

Conclusions:

I. Ram’s salary will increase from Rs. 1000 to Rs. 1050.

II. Shyam’s salary will increase from Rs. 1000 to Rs. 1250.

Options :

A - Only conclusion I is valid.

B - Only conclusion II is valid.

C - Either conclusion I or II is valid.

D - Neither conclusion I nor II is valid.

E - Both the conclusions are valid.

Answer : B

Explanation

Here the conclusion II is the correct increase in salary. That means 25% increase upon 1000 will result in Rs. 1250.

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