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Verbal Reasoning Quiz : 21.02.2021

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Question 1

In the question, a statement is given, followed by two arguments, I and II. You have to consider the statement to be true even if it seems to be at variance from commonly known facts. You have to decide which of the given arguments, if any, is a strong argument.

Statement 
:
Should rock shows be allowed to run till midnight at tourist places?

Arguments :

I. Yes, more tourists arrive due to rock shows. Tourism is good for local economy.
II. No, local traditions are harmed due to tourism.

Question 2

There are some statements and conclusions given below. Consider the statements correct despite they are different from known general facts?
Statements:
1. No country in the world has gained self-reliance.
2. Mechanization is failed completely.
Conclusions:
I. Becoming self-reliant is impossible.
II. Human labor is more productive in comparison to the machine.

Decide which of the following conclusion Follows : 

Question 3

There are some statements and conclusions given below. Consider the statements correct despite they are different from known general facts?

Statements :
1. Tea is green. Coffee is brown and milk is white.
2. More than half of the people in a city like tea.
3. Those people like white, do not like green and some people who like brown, do not like white.
Conclusions :
I. Green is more popular in the city
II. There is at least one person who takes coffee but do not take tea.

Decide which of the following conclusion Follows : 



Question 4

In making decisions about important questions, it is desirable to be able to distinguish between strong and weak arguments. Strong arguments are those, which are both important and directly related to the question. Weak arguments are those, which are of minor importance and also may not be directly related to the question or may be related to a trivial aspect of the question. The question below is followed by two arguments numbered I and II. You have to decide which of the arguments a Strong argument is and which a weak argument is.
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Statement: Should there be compulsory police verification before a person applies for passport?

Arguments:
A) No. This is a sheer intrusion into the privacy of an individual.
B) Yes. It is a very valuable document and it is necessary to ensure that it does not go into the wrong hands.

Question 5

In making decisions about important questions, it is desirable to be able to distinguish between strong and weak arguments. Strong arguments are those, which are both important and directly related to the question. Weak arguments are those, which are of minor importance and also may not be directly related to the question or may be related to a trivial aspect of the question. The question below is followed by two arguments numbered I and II. You have to decide which of the arguments a Strong argument is and which a weak argument is.
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Statement: Should the practice of transfer of sub- inspectors from police stations of one city to those of another be stopped?

Arguments:
A) No. Transfer of officers is a routine administrative matter and we must continue it.
B) Yes, it involves a lot of government expenditure and causes inconvenience to many in comparison to the benefits it yields.

Question 6

In making decisions about important questions, it is desirable to be able to distinguish between strong and weak arguments. Strong arguments are those, which are both important and directly related to the question. Weak arguments are those, which are of minor importance and also may not be directly related to the question or may be related to a trivial aspect of the question. The question below is followed by two arguments numbered I and II. You have to decide which of the arguments a Strong argument is and which a weak argument is.
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Statement: Should government services be linked with academic degree and diploma?

Arguments:
A) No. A large number of people with meager academic qualifications will apply.
B) No. Importance of higher education will be diminished.

Question 7

In making decisions about important questions, it is desirable to be able to distinguish between strong and weak arguments. Strong arguments are those, which are both important and directly related to the question. Weak arguments are those, which are of minor importance and also may not be directly related to the question or may be related to a trivial aspect of the question. The question below is followed by two arguments numbered I and II. You have to decide which of the arguments a Strong argument is and which a weak argument is.
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Statement: A well known English proverb states that you will always attract more flies with honey than with vinegar.

Assumptions:

I. Flies are pests and can be attracted to their early demise with honey.

II. English proverbs may have double meanings.

Question 8

In the following question, some statements followed by some Courses of action. Taking the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts, read all the courses of action and then decide which of the given courses of action logically follows the given statements.

Statement: 
During the Monsoon season of this year, heavy rainfall is predicted by the IMD( Indian Meteorological Department) in various parts of the country.

Course of action:
I. The disaster Management department of our country should prepare an execution plan to protect the maximum area and more importantly maximum lives that will be affected during Moonsoon.
II. Public awareness programs on how to respond during a calamity should be started and maximum people should be informed and educated.

Question 9

Study the given information & answer the following questions.

Following are the criteria to take an actor in a Bollywood movie:

1) Actor must have 6 feet height.
2) Actor must look like as Amitabh Bachchan.
3) Actor must charge less than 7 Crores.
4) Actor must know Bhojpuri language.

Which among the following will get selected for the movie?

Question 10

In making decisions about important questions, it is desirable to be able to distinguish between strong and weak arguments. Strong arguments are those, which are both important and directly related to the question. Weak arguments are those, which are of minor importance and also may not be directly related to the question or may be related to a trivial aspect of the question. The question below is followed by two arguments numbered I and II. You have to decide which of the arguments a Strong argument is and which a weak argument is.
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Statement:
Should a lot of money be spent on promoting movies?

Arguments:
A) Yes. It is an essential component of attracting more audience.
B) No. it only leads to wastage of resources.

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