Logical Reasoning:: Statement and Conclusion

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.

Statements: Until our country achieves economic equality, political freedom and democracy would be meaningless.
Conclusions:
I. Political freedom and democracy go hand in hand.
II. Economic equality leads to real political freedom and democracy.

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

Statements: Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months.
Conclusions:
I. Fashion designers do not understand the public mind very well.
II. The public by and large is highly susceptible to novelty.

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

Statements: He stressed the need to stop the present examination system and its replacement by other methods which would measure the real merit of the students.
Conclusions:
I. Examinations should be abolished.
II. The present examination system does not measure the real merit of the students.

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

Statements: All the organised persons find time for rest. Sunita, in spite of her very busy schedule, finds time for rest.
Conclusions:
I. Sunita is an organised person.
II. Sunita is an industrious person.

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

Statements: Although we have rating agencies like Crisil, ICRA, there is demand to have a separate rating agency for IT companies to protect investors.
Conclusions:
I. Assessment of financial worth of IT companies calls for separate set of skills, insight and competencies. II. Now the investors investing in IT companies will get protection of their investment.

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

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