Critical and logical Reasoning Set 9 (Conclusions)

Critical Reasoning (Conclusions) Practice Questions for IBPS PO/Clerk/RRB, PGDBF Exams, RBI Grade B/Assistant, NICL, NIACL, LIC and other competitive exams.

Directions: 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.

  1. Statements:
    For over three decades the Government of country ‘X’ has been making efforts to raise the per capita income of its citizens despite and intelligent team of ministry and experts bureaucrats it has failed and its objective.
    Conclusions:
    I. It is strong will power and dedication that is more important than knowledge and expertise.
    II. Without restricting the growth of population growth improvement in per capita income is impossible.
    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
    E) If both I and II follow
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    Option D
     
  2. Statements:
    “Because of the financial crunch and less number of Cops, the government of state X is unable to arrange security for all temples but continues arrangement of security for those temples which are famous and where there is a regular visit of devotees in large numbers” – CM of state X.
    Conclusions:
    I. This will encourage the devotees who want to visit famous temples to perform Pooja.
    II. All state governments lakh fund to facilitate security arrangement for all temples.
    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
    E) If both I and II follow
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    Option A
     
  3. Statements:
    Even after 15 years of establishing publishing company ‘Z’ the books published through it still far from the reach of the common people of rural area despite the prices of books being too low.
    Conclusions:
    I. To make the books of publishing company Z accessible to each individual of rural areas, is the only objective of the company.
    II. Rural market has more potential than urban for the publishing company Z.
    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
    E) If both I and II follow
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    Option D
     
  4. Statements:
    The book X is the only one which focuses on cross border terrorism in India during the last two decades.
    Conclusions:
    I. No other book deals with cross border terrorism in India.
    II. There were not any kind of threat from cross border terrorism two decades ago.
    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
    E) If both I and II follow
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    Option D
     
  5. Statements:
    We are not going to recruit those persons as our research team members who are below 30 years of age and do not have versatile qualities – Statement of an organisation XYZ.
    Conclusions:
    I. Those who will be selected will possess many different skills.
    II. Those who will be selected for the post will be more than 30 years of age.
    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
    E) If both I and II follow
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    Option E
     
  6. Statements:
    “The militants killed in recent Commando operation in country X road new shows” – A leader of country X.
    Conclusions:
    I. The militants were not citizens of country X.
    II. The militants were not foreigners.
    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
    E) If both I and II follow
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    Option C
     
  7. Statements:
    “Today instead of saving the governments overspending amounts to a figure equal to 4.5% of GDP. This has to be brought down to 0.5% of GDP” – PM of country X.
    Conclusions:
    I. Government will have to make big cuts in subsidies and other wasteful expenditure to get the desired objective.
    II. GDP of country X is very low.
    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
    E) If both I and II follow
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    Option A
     
  8. Statements:
    The Representation of the People Act will be amended to do away with the clause that disqualified from contesting the elections only for those convert who have been handed down prison terms of 6 months or more. – Information and broadcasting minister of country X
    Conclusions:
    I. Convicted persons are not suitable to serve as a true representative of the common people.
    II. After the amendment maja conviction would lead to disqualification irrespective of what punishment is meted out.
    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
    E) If both I and II follow
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    Option A
     
  9. Statements:
    Untrained drivers are found to be largely responsible for 95% of the accidents in even advanced countries where infrastructure is very rarely the cause of mishaps. – A report of a survey
    Conclusions:
    I. In developing countries Road agriculture has not developed and kept pace with the advancement of Technologies.
    II. Driver development is directly related to road environment.
    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
    E) If both I and II follow
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    Option B
     
  10. Statements:
    The idea floated by the University Grants Commission to higher teachers on contract basis, though bold, is not acceptable to the teaching community.
    Conclusions:
    I. Only when a teacher us sure of the job will he put in sincere effort.
    II. There is a fear among the teaching community that teachers on contract may not be dedicated.
    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
    E) If both I and II follow
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    Option D
     

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15 Thoughts to “Critical and logical Reasoning Set 9 (Conclusions)”

  1. Player

    in 5th both follow should be the answer .

  2. AVI™ (Sinchen loveR)

    thnxxx.
    IN ques. 5 and will be both follow correct it

  3. Chaitanya

    In Q # 4, Can’t it be A ( Only One follows )? Any explanation please !!

  4. anurag agarwal

    I think in question 4 first statement will follow
    Please explain question4

    1. Alice

      i think its bcoz
      book X only book focussing on terrorism (during last 2 decades)
      whereas conclusion talks abt no othr book available in india on terrorism..there cud be a book before 2 decades.

  5. Sachin Shukla

    8/10 thankuu:)) provide daily..if possible
    mam ye q4 thoda clear kr dijiye…jb bat yaha only X book ki h to 1st sahi hoga na..

    1. Pooja?P.O. ??2017????

      Muje bi yhi lg ra h

  6. Pooja?P.O. ??2017????

    7th explain kr do plz

  7. Sourav

    Q 4th xplain someone plzz

  8. ครђ

    Thanks Shubhra Ma’am 🙂

  9. AmRITa @ bank po

    Doubt in no7..why big cut in subsidy needed..gdp 4.5 to 0.5…what is the concept

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