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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.

01. Statements: Death keeps no calendar.
Conclusions:
I. Man must die one day.
II. Death can come at any time.
A. Only conclusion I follows B. Only conclusion II follows
C. Either I or II follows D. Neither I nor II follows
E. Both I and II follow

Answer and Explanation

Answer: Both I and II follow

Explanation:
Both I and II directly follow from the statement.

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02. Statements: The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.
Conclusions:
I. Your life will be dull if you don't face a problem.
II. To escape from problems, you should always have some solutions with you.
A. Only conclusion I follows B. Only conclusion II follows
C. Either I or II follows D. Neither I nor II follows
E. Both I and II follow

Answer and Explanation

Answer: Neither I nor II follows

Explanation:
Clearly, both I and II do not follow from the given statement.

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03. Statements: Government has spoiled many top ranking financial institutions by appointing bureaucrats as Directors of these institutions.
Conclusions:
I. Government should appoint Directors of the financial institutes taking into consideration the expertise of the person in the area of finance.
II. The Director of the financial institute should have expertise commensurate with the financial work carried out by the institute
A. Only conclusion I follows B. Only conclusion II follows
C. Either I or II follows D. Neither I nor II follows
E. Both I and II follow

Answer and Explanation

Answer: Both I and II follow

Explanation:
According to the statement, Government has spoiled financial institutions by appointing bureaucrats as Directors. This means that only those persons should be appointed as Directors who are experts in finance and are acquainted with the financial work of the institute. So, both I and II follow

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04. Statements: Monitoring has become an integral part in the planning of social development programmes. It is recommended that Management Information System be developed for all programmes. This is likely to give a feedback on the performance of the functionaries and the efficacy with which services are being delivered.
Conclusions:
I. All the social development programmes should be evaluated.
II. There is a need to monitor the performance of workers.
A. Only conclusion I follows B. Only conclusion II follows
C. Either I or II follows D. Neither I nor II follows
E. Both I and II follow

Answer and Explanation

Answer: Both I and II follow

Explanation:
According to the statement, monitoring and evaluation of social development programmes - their function, performance and efficiency - is absolutely essential. So, both I and II follow.

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05. Television convinces viewers that the likelihood of their becoming the victim of a violent crime is extremely high; at the same time by its very nature, TV persuades viewers to passively accept whatever happens to them.
A. TV viewing promotes criminal behaviour. B. TV viewers are most likely to be victimized than others.
C. People should not watch TV. D. TV promotes a feeling of helpless vulnerability in viewers

Answer and Explanation

Answer: TV promotes a feeling of helpless vulnerability in viewers

Explanation:
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06. All that glitters is not gold.
A. Non-metals also glitter. B. Only gold glitters.
C. Not all metals glitter. D. Glittering things may be deceptive.

Answer and Explanation

Answer: Glittering things may be deceptive.

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