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1.

Direction (Q. 1-2): In each of the questions below are given three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.
Statements: Some roses are flowers.
Some flowers are red.
No red is rose.
Conclusions: I. No red can be a flower.
II There is a possibility that some roses are red.

if only conclusion I follows.
if only conclusion II follows.
if either conclusion I or conclusion II follows.
if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows. View Answer Discuss in Forum

2.

Statements: Some hills are mountains.
All mountains are high.
All high are peaks.
Conclusions: l. Some peaks are hills, mountains and high.
II All peaks which are high will be mountains.

if only conclusion I follows.
if only conclusion II follows.
if either conclusion I or conclusion II follows.
if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows. View Answer Discuss in Forum

3.

Which of the following expressions will definitely be true if the expressions 'L > R' and 'M < N' are true ?

K > M < S N < R D L
K = M > S N = R D < L
K > M S = N R D L
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4.

Which of the following symbols should replace the question marks in the given expression in order to make expressions 'X > V and 'Z < W' definitely true ?
X >U Z ? V ? T W

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5.

Which of the following expressions will definitely be true if the expressions 'X < Y = W' and' Y > V'are true ?

X = Z = W T < Y R > V
X Z < Y = W R > V
X Z = Y > W < R > V
X = Z > Y W = R > V View Answer Discuss in Forum

6.

Direction (Q. 6-10): In each question below is given a statement followed by two assumptions numbered I and II. An assumption is something supposed or taken for granted. You have to consider the statement and the following assumptions and decide which of the assumptions is implicit in the statement.
Statement: Majority of the students appearing for XII Std final exams have taken home tuitions.
Assumptions:
I. There is a shortage of quality home tutors.
II. Home tuition is the best method of learning.

if only assumption I is implicit.
if only assumption II is implicit.
if either assumption I or II is implicit.
if neither assumption I nor II is implicit. View Answer Discuss in Forum

7.

Statement: Despite heavy rain, telephone services were not disrupted this year.
Assumptions:
I. Heavy rain normally affects telephone services.
II. Telephone services get disrupted only in rainy season.

if only assumption I is implicit.
if only assumption II is implicit.
if either assumption I or II is implicit.
if neither assumption I nor II is implicit. View Answer Discuss in Forum

8.

Statement: "Use of cellphone is not allowed inside the banks" - A notice in a bank.
Assumptions:
I. All those who have cellphones will avoid talking on phone inside the bank.
II. People may object to such directive as it restricts their freedom.

if only assumption I is implicit.
if only assumption II is implicit.
if either assumption I or II is implicit.
if neither assumption I nor II is implicit. View Answer Discuss in Forum

9.

Statement: An advertisement-"Call cab X to reach your destination safely and on time."
Assumptions:
I People prefer to be punctual and safe while using a cab.
II. Other cabs might not provide safety features.

if only assumption I is implicit.
if only assumption II is implicit.
if either assumption I or II is implicit.
if neither assumption I nor II is implicit. View Answer Discuss in Forum

10.

Statement: Misconceptions about HIV cannot be eradicated from our society. We need to create an 'Awareness Team' for it.
Assumptions:
l. It is impossible to create an 'Awareness Team'.
ll. People do not know much about HIV.

if only assumption I is implicit.
if only assumption II is implicit.
if either assumption I or II is implicit.
if neither assumption I nor II is implicit. View Answer Discuss in Forum