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Verbal Reasoning Quiz :21.04.2021

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Question 1

In the question, two statements are given, followed by two conclusions, I and II. You have to consider the statements to be true even if it seems to be at variance from commonly known facts. You have to decide which of the given conclusions, if any, follows from the given statements.

Statement 1: Some books are diaries.
Statement 2: All books are paper.

Conclusion I
: All diaries are paper.
Conclusion II: Some paper are diaries.

Question 2

Direction : In the following 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 the sale of alcohol near highways be banned?

Arguments:
I. No, people should have the freedom to decide as it is their fundamental right.
II: Yes, 90% of road accidents involve drivers who are under the influence of alcohol.

Question 3

Direction: In the following question, one statement is followed by two Assumptions 1 and 2. You have to consider the statement to be true, even if they seems to be at variance from commonly known facts. You have to decide which of the given assumption(s), if any, follow(s) from the given statement.
Statement:
Today is Sunday
Assumptions:
1. Tomorrow is Monday.
2. Today is holiday.

Question 4

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 one year of army training be compulsory for all Indian citizens?

Argument I:
No, the costs of training will be prohibitive and one year of labor will be lost.

Argument II:
Yes, army training helps make better citizens.

Question 5

Direction: In the question below is given a statement followed by some courses of actions. You have to assume everything in the statement to be true and on the basis of the information given in the statement. Decide which of the suggested courses of action logically follow(s) for pursuing.

Statement: 
Sports and games are recommended for everyone. These serve as an exercise that must form a part of our daily routine if we want to stay fit and active. The key to staying fit is following a healthy lifestyle that includes a healthy diet and exercise.

Course of action:
I. All the educational institutes should have a section of Extra Curriculum activities which make sure that both the mind and body of students are in balance.
II. Sports and games play an important role, particularly in a student’s life. It is a growing age and students must be involved in sports activities to ensure their all-round development.

Question 6

Read the given statement and conclusions carefully and decide which of the conclusions logically follow(s) from the statement.

Statement
:
All LED in box generate red light. All these LEDs are made of semiconductor material.
Conclusions
1. Semiconductor material’s colour is red.
2. Only red light is generated from LED made of a semiconductor.

Question 7

Direction: One or two statements are given followed by two conclusions/assumptions, 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 are to decide which of the given conclusions/assumptions can definitely be drawn from the given statement. Indicate your answer.
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Statements:
I. If people are intelligent, they should be creative.
Assumptions:
I. Creativity and intelligence are related.
II. All Creative people are intelligent.

Question 8

One 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 are to decide which of the given arguments can definitely be drawn from the given statement.
Statement : Should new universities be established in India?
Argument (I) : No, we have to face the problem of highly educated but unemployed youths.
Argument (II) : Yes, it will help to achieve literacy target.

Question 9

Direction: Consider the given statement/s to be true and decide which of the given conclusions/assumptions can definitely be drawn from the given statement.

Statement:

I.  Irregularity is a cause for failure in exams.
II. Some regular students fail in the examinations.

Conclusions:

I. All failed students are regular.
II. All successful students are not regular.

Question 10

A statement is given followed by two course of action. Candidate is required to grasp the statement and analyses the problem or policy it mentions and then decide which course of action logically follows.

Statement:
Senior journalist Ram Prakash receives the Milanka award for 'giving Words to the wordless'.
Course of action:
I. This prestigious award should not be given to him as he always criticizes most of the government policy.
II. This prestigious award should be given to him as his "Peak Time" programme "deals with real-life, under-reported problems of ordinary people".
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