Logical Reasoning - Statement and Conclusion - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Statement and Conclusion - Section 3 (Q.No. 2)
Directions to Solve

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: Death keeps no calendar.


  1. Man must die one day.
  2. Death can come at any time.
Only conclusion I follows
Only conclusion II follows
Either I or II follows
Neither I nor II follows
Both I and II follow
Answer: Option
Both I and II directly follow from the statement.
15 comments Page 1 of 2.

Payel said:   2 years ago
I think "must" is incorrect. It should be "will" or "shall". It is not compulsory to die. Thus making 1 irrelevant. And Only 2 follows.

Dhruvan said:   3 years ago
I think only, 2 follows.

Pravin said:   3 years ago
Only 2 follows the statement.

Sam said:   5 years ago
Only 2 should be followed.

SAIPAVAN said:   6 years ago
2 doesn't follow because time is not related to the calendar, but whereas [man should die one day] where the day is relevant to the word calendar, so 1 is follows I guess.

Correct me, If I am wrong.

Harshi said:   6 years ago
Please explain why conclusion 1 follows.

Amrish said:   7 years ago
I is individually correct but never in the context of the given statement whereas II is consistent. I is no way related. Only II follows.

Aish said:   7 years ago
I think Only 2 follows.

Neneth said:   7 years ago
Death is inevitable. Even if the day is uncertain yet, it is certain that death will come.

Ameen said:   8 years ago
"Death keeps no calender" means death can come at any time, but need not be compulsory.

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