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.


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.


  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
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.
1 comments Page 1 of 1.

Priya said:   2 years 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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