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1.

Direction (Q. 1 - 5) : 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 reasonabledoubt from the information given in the Statement.
Statements: The average losses in the power sector in the last three years is almost Rs 25000 er a year. If half this amount is saved it can light up four of our metros.
Conclusions: I. The four metros have the largest consumption of power in India.
II. It costs nearly Rs 12500 er to light up four metros annually.

if only conclusion I follows;
if only conclusion II follows;
if either I or II follows;
if neither I nor II follows;

2.

Statement: As we come out of the year 2000, we are witnessing a sharp slowdown in growth in the manufacturing sector, low agricultural growth, concerns on irrtpact of crude oil pricing on the current aecount balance and slower domestic demand.
Conclusions: I. The year 2000 was not good for the Indian economy.
II. The total produetion in the manufacturing and agricultural sectors in the year 2000 was less than that in the year 1999.

if only conclusion I follows;
if only conclusion II follows;
if either I or II follows;
if neither I nor II follows;

3.

Statement: In India, a large portion of the 3 million mobile phones sold tili date have been purchased from the grey market.
Conclusions: I. There are at least 3 million mobile phone subscribers in India.
II. Products sold in grey market are tax-free.

if only conclusion I follows;
if only conclusion II follows;
if either I or II follows;
if neither I nor II follows;

4.

Statement: V Anand of India has brought the world chess crown for the first time to its land of birth - over 5000 years after the game of 64 Squares and 32 pieces was discovered.
Conclusions: I. World chess competition was held outside India.
II. Chess is a gift of India to the world.

if only conclusion I follows;
if only conclusion II follows;
if either I or II follows;
if neither I nor II follows;

5.

Statement: As India's aims for faster development gain momentum, the government finds itself handicapped by a serious dearth of databased knowledge and analysis, which should form the basis of decision and policy making.
Conclusions: I. Government has started development work without collecting data.
II. The etnployees of the Statistical department of the government of India are corrupt.

if only conclusion I follows;
if only conclusion II follows;
if either I or II follows;
if neither I nor II follows;

6.

Direction (Q. 6 - 10) : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below it.
Following are the conditions for admission to a technical institute. The candidate
A) should have secured 60% marks at the 10+2/ intermediate examination.
B) should have secured at least 70% marks in science subjects in the 10+2/intermediate examination.
C) should be a bona fide resident of State 'X', where the institution is situated.
D) should not be more than 20 years of age as on 1 Feb,2010.
However, in the case of a candidate who fulfils all the conditions except
1. (C) above, but has secured 75% or above marks in science subjects and 60% in grand total, his/her case may be referred to the Chairman for recommendation.
2. (A) above, but has partieipated in Sports and games at the national level, he/she may get a relaxation of 5% in total marks obtained, and his/her case may be referred to the Director of the institute.
3. (B) above, but belongs to SC or ST, he/she may get 10% relaxation in marks for science subjects, and his/her case may be referred to the Registrar of the institute.
Based on the above conditions and information provided below, decide the course of action in each case. No further information is available. You are notto assume anything. These cases are given to you ason 1.02.2010.

Yograj Singh, a bona fide resident of State 'X', is not an SC or ST candidate. He played Volleyball for his State team. He has secured 60% in aggregate and 70% marks in science subjects at the 10+2 examination. He was 19 yearsold ason 10July2008.

The case would be referred to the Director.
The case would be referred to the Chairman.
The candidate would not be admitted.

7.

19 year old Ashish secured 6 8 % marks in the aggregate and 71% marks in science subjects in his intermediate examination. He is neither a bona fide resident of State 'X' nor an SC or ST candidate. He has participated in the national tournament of badminton.

The case would be referred to the Director.
The case would be referred to the Chairman.
The candidate would not be admitted.

8.

Ramchandra, an SC candidate, secured 5 5 % marks in aggregate and 70% marks in science subjects. He is a bona fide resident of State 'X'. He has represented his State in football. His date of birth is 8051991.

The case would be referred to the Director.
The case would be referred to the Chairman.
The case would be referred to the Registrar.

9.

Gagandeep is a national player of hockey. He has secured 75% marks in science subjects and 60% marks in grand total in his 10+2 examination. His date of birth is 2081992. He is not a bona fide resident of State 'X'.

The case would be referred to the Director.
The case would be referred to the Chairman.
The case would be referred to the Registrar.

10.

Urmila, an ST candidate, secured 60% marks in science as well as in grand total in her 10 + 2 examination. She is a bona fide resident of State 'X'. She celebrated her 16th birthday in January 2010.