Q.1 Consider the following statements: 1. All members of Tina’s family are engineers. 2. Some members of Tina’s family are govt employees. 3. No govt employee is corrupt. Which of the following conclusions can be drawn from the above statements? A) Some members of Tina’s family are corrupt. B) There are some engineers not from Tina’s family who are corrupt. C) Govt employees of Tina’s family are not corrupt. D) No engineer is corrupt. Ans. C Q.2 Examine the following statements: Every man should have his identity card with him.
The card should mention his blood group, complete address and telephone
number to contact in case of emergencies.
Which of the following conclusions follows from the above statements?

1. The authorities need this information, especially in case of accidents.
2. No one should forget his telephone number under any circumstances.

A) Only 1 follows.
B) Only 2 follows.
C) Both 1 and 2 follow.
D) Neither 1 nor 2 follows.
Ans. A

Q.3 Examine the following statements:

Since govt officials know how hard it is to fire them, they tend to loaf.
This goes a long way in explaining why the govt is so inefficient.

Which of the following conclusions follows from the above statements?

1. Too much job security can decrease productivity.
2. A number of govt officials should be fired.
A) Only 1 follows.
B) Only 2 follows.
C) Both 1 and 2 follow.
D) Neither 1 nor 2 follows.
Ans. A

Q.4 Examine the following statement:

A great example of India’s glorious past is the popularity of Ayurvedic medicines in the West.

Which of the following conclusions follows from the above statement?

1. Ayurvedic medicines are unpopular in India.
2. Western medicine still is more popular than Ayurveda in the West.

A) Only 1 follows.
B) Only 2 follows.
C) Both 1 and 2 follow.
D) Neither 1 nor 2 follows.
Ans. D

Q.5 Examine the following statement:

The first step in treating addicts is to re-establish their lost ties, for which a continuous personal attention should be paid to the addicts under treatment.

Two assumptions numbered 1 and 2 are given below. Which of them is/are implicitly understood from the above statement?

1. Addicts under treatment respond better when shown personal interest.
2. Addiction causes relationships to strain.

A) Only assumption 1 is implicit.
B) Only assumption 2 is implicit.
C) Both assumptions are implicit.
D) Neither assumption is implicit.
Ans. C

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