Logical Reasoning - Statement and Conclusion - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Statement and Conclusion - Section 1 (Q.No. 16)
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.


16.

Statements: Jade plant has thick leaves and it requires little water.

Conclusions:

  1. All plants with thick leaves require little water.
  2. Jade plants may be grown in places where water is not in abundance.
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
Explanation:
The statement talks of jade plants only and not 'all plants with thick leaves'. So, I does not follow. Also, since jade plants require little water, so they can be grown in places where water is not in abundance. So, II follows.
Discussion:
13 comments Page 1 of 2.

Tarun rayal said:   2 years ago
I agree with B answer because they say that they require less water, so, it means that they grow in a deserted area like cactus in deserts.

Gangadhar yadav said:   2 years ago
Agree, B is the correct answer.

BRATATI GHOSH said:   2 years ago
How can the 2nd conclusion is correct? Because it is purely an assumption. So, neither one nor two.

Gokul said:   2 years ago
The two conclusions are not correct to the statement. So option D is the right answer.

Koras said:   2 years ago
I think A is the right answer.

Tilottama said:   3 years ago
I think the answer is D.

Sandeep said:   3 years ago
I think D is correct because they need little water that means water should available nearby.

Explorer said:   5 years ago
Option A is also correct because it follows simple inductive reasoning i.e. specific to general. As jade plant require less water because of their thick leaves; thus, every plant with thick leaves requires less water.

Yang Dol said:   5 years ago
I think option D is correct.

Chaitanya said:   7 years ago
I think option Option D is correct.


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