SSC CGL Exam Tier-I: Reasoning: Syllogism: Quiz!

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SSC CGL Exam Tier-I: Reasoning: Syllogism: Quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Either II or III follow

    • B. 

      Either II or IV follow

    • C. 

      Only I follows

    • D. 

      All conclusions follow

    • E. 

      (*)

  • 2. 
    Following a statement, conclusions I. II and III are given. Which one of the four alternatives is correct? Statement: Ministers arrived at the public function in their cars. Conclusions: I. All ministers are rich II. Ministers have cars. III. Ministers came to the public function.
    • A. 

      Only II and III are implicit in the statement

    • B. 

      Only I is implicit in the statement

    • C. 

      Only I and II are implicit in the statement

    • D. 

      Only III and I are implicit in the statement

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Only I is implicit in the statement

    • B. 

      Both I and II are implicit

    • C. 

      Neither I nor II is Implicit

    • D. 

      Only II is Implicit

  • 4. 
    A conclusion followed by statements I. II and III is given. Which one of the four alternatives is correct? Conclusion Many drug addicts were arrested Statements I. Taking drugs is a crime. II. One who commits a crime can be arrested III. Many people take drugs regularly. 
    • A. 

      All the 3 statements taken together bring to the conclusion

    • B. 

      Only I and II statements bring to the conclusion

    • C. 

      Only II and III bring to the conclusion

    • D. 

      Data is insufficient to draw the conclusion

  • 5. 
    A statement followed by two assumptions I and II is given. Which one of the four given alternatives is correct? Statement One should not sleep under a tree. Assumptions: I. The falling leaves may spoil our clothes. II. Trees give out CO2 at night which is injurious to health.
    • A. 

      Only I is implicit

    • B. 

      Only II is implicit

    • C. 

      Both I and II are implicit

    • D. 

      Neither I nor II is implicit

  • 6. 
    A question is followed by two statements I and II. Which one of the four given alternatives is correct? Has Electronic media improved the class room teaching? Statements: I. Electronic media is multisensory based. II. TV lessons supplement the class-room teaching.
    • A. 

      Only I is Implicit

    • B. 

      Only II is lmplicit

    • C. 

      Both I and II are Implicit

    • D. 

      Neither I nor II is Impliclt

  • 7. 
    In the following question a statement is followed by four inferences. Select the one which is most appropriate. Statement:  In the university examination most of the candidates write in Hindi medium.  Inferences:
    • A. 

      All the candidates who appear in this examination write answers in Hindi

    • B. 

      In this examination no candidate writes answers other than in Hindi

    • C. 

      Mostly candidates with Hindi medium appear in this examination

    • D. 

      Some candidates of this examination write in Hindi

  • 8. 
    In the following question a statement is followed by four inferences. Select the one which is most appropriate. All the books, written by Prabhakar are textbooks. Some of his books are published by Pitamber Publishing Company.
    • A. 

      All the books published by Pitamber Publishing Company have been written by Prabhakar

    • B. 

      Pitamber Publishing Company publishes some critical essays written by Prabhakar

    • C. 

      Some textbooks written by Prabhakar are published by publishers other than Pitamber Publishing Company

    • D. 

      Pitamber Publishing Company only publishes textbooks

  • 9. 
    A statement is given followed by four conclusions (1), (2), (3) and (4) 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 can definitely be drawn from the given statement. Indicate your answer. Fertilizer consumption in India in 1984-85 was 8.21 MT. By 1990 it was 13.75 MT and by 2000 it is expected to reach 16 MT. What is your conclusion?
    • A. 

      Fertilizer consumption is steady

    • B. 

      There is a steady decrease in fertilizer consumption

    • C. 

      Fertilizer consumption does not show any trend

    • D. 

      There is a steady increase in fertilizer consumption

  • 10. 
    A statement is given followed by four conclusions (1), (2), (3) and (4) 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 can definitely be drawn from the given statement. Indicate your answer. All guilty politicians were arrested. Tom and Gopal were among those arrested.
    • A. 

      Tom and Gopal were guilty

    • B. 

      Tom and Gopal were not politicians

    • C. 

      All arrested people are politicians

    • D. 

      All politicians are guilty

  • 11. 
    In the following question four alternative conclusions are given for a statement. Find out the most appropriate conclusion. About 18.6 metric tonnes of cereals, 2.3 metric tonnes of pulses, 4.6 metric tonnes of oil seeds and 6 metric tonnes of fibrous crops are damaged due to pest today. What does imply these results?
    • A. 

      These pests damage cereals less in comparison to pulses

    • B. 

      It is not a matter of great concern if fibrous crops are damaged

    • C. 

      Some quantity of all the crops are damaged by insectsa

    • D. 

      Pests equally damage all the crops

  • 12. 
    In the following question four alternative conclusions are given for a statement. Find out the most appropriate conclusion. Tom is a great player of football. All the football players earn huge wealth.
    • A. 

      Wealth is required to be a great player

    • B. 

      All the great players earn wealth

    • C. 

      Other persons cannot earn wealth

    • D. 

      Tom earns more wealth

  • 13. 
    In each of the following question a statement is 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. Statement: Physical exercise is necessary for good health. Conclusions: I.  John plays Tennis at age of seventy. II. Men with irregular habits have to go to hospital.
    • A. 

      Only I follows

    • B. 

      Only II follows

    • C. 

      Neither I nor II follows

    • D. 

      Both I and II follow

  • 14. 
    In each of the following question a statement is 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. Statement: If he is intelligent, he will pass the examination. Assumptions: I. To pass, he must be intelligent. II. He will pass the examination.
    • A. 

      Only I is implicit

    • B. 

      Only II is implicit

    • C. 

      Both I & II are implicit

    • D. 

      Both are not implicit

  • 15. 
    In this question a Statement followed by Conclusions. I and II is given. Which one of the four given alternatives (1),(2),(3) or (4) is correct? Statement: Fortune favours the brave. Conclusions: I.  Cowards die many deaths before their real death. II. For any success risks are necessary.
    • A. 

      Only I follows

    • B. 

      Only II follows

    • C. 

      Neither I nor II follows

    • D. 

      Both I and II follow

  • 16. 
    In this question a Statement is given followed by two 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 assumptions can definitely be drawn from the given statement(s). Indicate your answer from (1), (2), (3) or (4). Statement:  Population is the greatest pollutant. Assumptions: I. Increased population is the greatest resource. II. Illiterate mass leads to dirt and degradation.
    • A. 

      Only I is implicit

    • B. 

      Only II is implicit

    • C. 

      Both I and II are implicit

    • D. 

      Neither I nor II is implicit

  • 17. 
    A statement is given followed by two conclusions, 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 can definitely be drawn from the given statement. Indicate your answer. Statement: Use of cosmetics is hazardous. Conclusions: I. Cosmetics have side effects. II. Cosmetics are inexpensive.
    • A. 

      Only I follows

    • B. 

      Only II follows

    • C. 

      Both I and II follow

    • D. 

      Neither I nor II follows

  • 18. 
    A statement is given followed by two conclusions, 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 can definitely be drawn from the given statement. Indicate your answer. Statement: Honesty and hard work lead to economic improvement of an individual. Conclusions: I.  There is a direct relation between honesty and economic improvement. II. Hard work and honesty always pay dividends.
    • A. 

      I is implicit

    • B. 

      II is implicit

    • C. 

      I and II are implicit

    • D. 

      I and II are not implicit

  • 19. 
    In each of the following, question statement is followed by two conclusions 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 can definitely be drawn from the given statement. Indicate your answer. Statement: Only the good die young. Conclusions: I. No good person lives to old age. II. Anyone who lives to old age must be bad. 
    • A. 

      Only I follows

    • B. 

      Only II follows

    • C. 

      Both I and II follow

    • D. 

      Neither I nor II follows

  • 20. 
    In each of the following, question statement is followed by two conclusions 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 can definitely be drawn from the given statement. Indicate your answer. Statement: Light comes from the Sun; feathers are light. Conclusions: I. Feather comes from the Sun. II. Sun is light.
    • A. 

      Only I is implicit

    • B. 

      Only II is implicit

    • C. 

      Both I and II are implicit

    • D. 

      Neither I nor II is implicit