Logical Reasoning - Statement and Conclusion - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Statement and Conclusion - Section 1 (Q.No. 46)
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.


46.

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:

  1. Examinations should be abolished.
  2. The present examination system does not measure the real merit of the students.
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 stresses the need to adopt a new method of examination. So, I does not follow. However, II directly follows from the given statement.
Discussion:
1 comments Page 1 of 1.

Priya said:   2 months ago
The answer should be both A and B, since there is a word stop in the statement doesn't that mean to abolish?

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