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Q 1.

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In the following question a statement is followed by four inferences. Select the one which is most appropriate.
All the books, written by Prabhakar, are textbooks. Some of his books are published by Pitamber Publishing Company.

A

All the books published by Pitamber Publishing Company have been written by Prabhakar.

B

Pitamber Publishing Company publishes some critical essays written by Prabhakar.

Some textbooks written by Prabhakar are published by publishers other than Pitamber Publishing Company.

D

Pitamber Publishing Company only publishes textbooks.

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Q 2.

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{tex}\mathrm{Statement}:{/tex}
Some peons are poor.
X is poor.
{tex}\mathrm{Conclusions}:{/tex}
I. X is a peon.
II. X has a large family.

A

Only I follows

B

Only II follows

C

Both I & II follow

Neither I nor II follows

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Q 3.

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{tex}\mathrm{Statement}:{/tex}
All University Professors have a doctorate degree. X is a lady professor.
{tex}\mathrm{Conclusions}:{/tex}
I. X does not have a Doctorate degree.
II. Only men Professors have a Doctorate degree.

A

Both I & II follow

B

Only I follows

Neither I nor II follows

D

Only II follows

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Q 4.

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{tex}\mathrm{Statement}:{/tex}
(A) All basketball players are tall men.
(B). All basketball players are athletes.
{tex}\mathrm{Conclusions}:{/tex}
I. All tall men are basketball players.
II. All athletes are basketball players.

A

I alone can be drawn

B

Both can be drawn

Both cannot be drawn

D

II alone can be drawn

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‘All the members of the Tennis club are members of the Badminton club too.” “No woman plays Badminton”. Find out the correct conclusion.

A

Some women play Tennis

B

No member of the Tennis club plays Badminton

C

Some women are members of the Tennis club

Only I and III follow

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Q 6.

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{tex}\mathrm{Statement :}{/tex}
I. All philosophers are men.
II. Socrates was a philosopher.
{tex}\mathrm{Conclusion :}{/tex}
I. Socrates was a man.
II. Women cannot become philosophers.

A

Only I is valid

B

Only II is valid

C

Both are not valid

Both are valid

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Q 7.

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{tex}\mathrm{Statement}:{/tex} :
Some doctors are teachers.
All teachers are counsellors.
{tex}\mathrm{Conclusions}:{/tex}
I. Some counsellors are not teachers.
II. Some doctors are counsellors

A

Only conclusion I follows

Only conclusion II follows

C

Both conclusion I and II follow

D

Neither conclusion I nor II follow

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Q 8.

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{tex}\mathrm{Statement}:{/tex}
I. All students in my class are bright.
II. Sarla is not bright.

A

Sarla must work hard

Sarla is not a student of my class

C

Some students are not bright

D

None-bright ones are not students

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Q 9.

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{tex}\mathrm{Statement}:{/tex}
Some Indians are educated. Educated men prefer small families.
{tex}\mathrm{Conclusions}:{/tex}
(I) All small families are educated.
(II) Some Indians prefer small families.

A

Only I follows

Only II follows

C

Both I and II follow

D

Neither I nor II follows

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Q 10.

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No monkey can sing but some monkeys can talk. If the above statement is correct, then which of the following is correct?

A

Some monkeys may sing

All monkeys can't sing

C

All monkeys can't talk

D

All monkeys can talk

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Q 11.

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{tex}\mathrm{Statements}:{/tex}
(a) All politicians are intelligent
(b) Some women are politicians
{tex}\mathrm{Conclusions}:{/tex}
I. Some women are intelligent
II. All those intelligent are women

Only conclusion I follows

B

Only conclusion II follows

C

Both conclusions I & II follow

D

Neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows

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Q 12.

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Two Statement are followed by alternatives. Mark the correct alternative that follows:
All Asians are wise
All Chinese are Asian
Therefore,

A

Some Chinese are wise

B

All wise are Chinese

All Chinese are wise

D

No conclusion follows

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Q 13.

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In this question some statements are given. You have to consider the statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. You have to decide which of the given conclusion, if any, follows from the given statement.
All men are mortal.
Ramu is a man.

A

No man is mortal

Ramu is mortal

C

Ramu is immortal

D

All men are immortal

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Q 14.

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{tex}\mathrm{Statement}:{/tex}
(a) All dogs are books
(b) All books are pictures.
{tex}\mathrm{Conclusions}:{/tex}
I. All dogs are pictures.
II. All books are dogs.
III. All pictures are dogs.
IV. Some pictures are books.

Only I and IV follow

B

Only II and III follow

C

Either II or III follows

D

Either II or IV follows

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Q 15.

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{tex}\mathrm{Statement}:{/tex}
(A) Some cats are dogs.
(B) Some dogs are stones.
{tex}\mathrm{Conclusions }:{/tex}
I. No cat is stone.
II. All dogs are stones.
III. Some stones are cats.
IV. No dog is cat.

A

Only I and III follow

B

Only II and III follow

C

Only I, III and IV follow

None follows

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Q 16.

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{tex}\mathrm{Statement}:{/tex} :
(a) All poets are intelligent.
(b) All singers are intelligent.
{tex}\mathrm{Conclusions}:{/tex}
I. All singers are poets.
II. Some intelligent persons are not singers.

A

Only conclusion I follows

B

Only conclusion II follows

C

Either conclusion I or II follows

Neither conclusion I nor II follows

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Q 17.

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{tex}\mathrm{Statement}:{/tex} :
No man is intelligent.
All women are intelligent.
{tex}\mathrm{Conclusions}:{/tex}
I. No man is a woman.
II. No woman is a man.

A

Only I follows

B

Only II follows

Both I & II follow

D

Neither of them follow

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Q 18.

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{tex}\mathrm{Statement}:{/tex}
A. All girls are proud.
B. All proud will be humiliated one day.
{tex}\mathrm{Inferences}:{/tex}
I. All girls will be humiliated one day.
II. Some girls will be humiliated one day.

A

Only I follows

B

Only II follows

Both I & II follow

D

Neither of them follows

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Q 19.

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'All beggars are poor.'
If the above statement is true, which of the following conclusions can be drawn?

A

All those who are poor are beggars.

B

If A is rich, then A is not a beggar.

C

If A is not rich, then A is not a beggar.

If A is a beggar, then A is not rich

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Q 20.

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{tex}\mathrm{Statement}:{/tex} :
All carts are cars.
All cars are trains. So
{tex}\mathrm{Conclusions}:{/tex}
I. All carts are trains.
II. All trains are carts.

Only conclusion I follows

B

Only conclusion II follows

C

Both conclusions I and II follow

D

Neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows

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Q 21.

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{tex}\mathrm{Statement}:{/tex}
P. All men are women.
Q. All women are crazy.
{tex}\mathrm{Conclusions}:{/tex}
I. All men are crazy.
II. All the crazy are men.
III. Some of the crazy are men.
IV. Some of the crazy are women.

A

None of the conclusions follows

B

All the conclusions follow

Only I, III and IV follow

D

Only II and III follow

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Q 22.

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{tex}\mathrm{Statement}:{/tex}
(i) All radios sold in that shop are of high standard.
(ii) Some of Murphy radios are sold in that shop.
{tex}\mathrm{Inferences}:{/tex}
I. All radios of high standard are manufactured by Murphy company,
II. Some of the Murphy radios are of high standard.
III. None of the Murphy radios is of high standard.
IV. Some of the Murphy radios of high standard are sold in that shop.

A

I and II inferences only

II and IV inferences only

C

I and III inferences only

D

I and IV inferences only

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Q 23.

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{tex}\mathrm{Statement}:{/tex} :
All soldiers are men.
Some citizens are soldiers.
{tex}\mathrm{Conclusions}:{/tex}
I. Some citizens are men.
II. All soldiers are citizens.

Only I follows

B

Neither I nor II follows

C

Only II follows

D

Both I and II follow

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Q 24.

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{tex}\mathrm{Statement}:{/tex} :
All Americans are English speaking.
No Eskimos are English speaking.
{tex}\mathrm{Conclusions}:{/tex}
I. No Eskimos are Americans.
II. No English-speakers are Eskimos.

A

Only I follows

B

Neither I nor II follows

C

Only II follows

Both I and II follow

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Q 25.

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{tex}\mathrm{Statement}:{/tex}
All children are playful.
Some animals are playful.
{tex}\mathrm{Conclusions}:{/tex}
I. Some animals are children.
II. Some children are animals.

A

Only I follows

Neither I nor II follows

C

Only II follows

D

Both I and II follow

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