Logical Reasoning - Statement and Conclusion

Exercise :: Statement and Conclusion - Section 2

In each of the following questions, a statement/group of statements is given followed by some conclusions. Without resolving anything yourself choose the conclusion which logically follows from the given statements).

1. 

Soldiers serve their country.

A. Men generally serve their country.
B. Those who serve their country are soldiers.
C. Some men who are soldiers serve their country.
D. Women do not serve their country because they are not soldiers.

Answer: Option C

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2. 

A factory worker has five children. No one else in the factory has five children.

A. All workers in the factory have five children each.
B. Everybody in the factory has children.
C. Some of the factory workers have more than five children.
D. Only one worker in the factory has exactly five children.

Answer: Option D

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3. 

Television convinces viewers that the likelihood of their becoming the victim of a violent crime is extremely high; at the same time by its very nature, TV persuades viewers to passively accept whatever happens to them.

A. TV viewing promotes criminal behaviour.
B. TV viewers are most likely to be victimized than others.
C. People should not watch TV.
D. TV promotes a feeling of helpless vulnerability in viewers.

Answer: Option D

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4. 

A forest has as many sandal trees as it has Ashoka trees. Three-fourth of the trees are old ones and half of the trees are at the flowering stage.

A. All Ashoka trees are at the flowering stage.
B. All sandal trees are at the flowering stage.
C. At least one-half of the Ashoka trees are old.
D. One-half of the sandal trees are at the flowering stage.
E. None of these

Answer: Option E

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5. 

The government is soon going to introduce a bill which would permit the instituting of private universities under very strict directions.

A. We have some private universities in our country even now.
B. The demand for more universities is being stepped up.
C. Such directions can also be issued without informing the Parliament.
D. The government gives directions to establish anything in private sector.
E. Unless and until the directions are given, the private universities can charge exorbitant fees.

Answer: Option B

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