Statement and Conclusion

Directions to SolveIn 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 reasonable doubt from the information given in the statement.Give answer:
  • (A) If only conclusion I follows
  • (B) If only conclusion II follows
  • (C) If either I or II follows
  • (D) If neither I nor II follows and
  • (E) If both I and II follow.

Q1: Statements: The serious accident in which a person was run down by a car yesterday had again focused attention on the most unsatisfactory state of roads. Conclusions:
  1. The accident that occurred was fatal.
  2. Several accidents have so far taken place because of unsatisfactory state of roads.

A Only conclusion II follows

B Either I or II follows

C Only conclusion I follows

D Both I and II follow

E Neither I nor II follows

ANS:E - Both I and II follow

Explanation: Since the accident has caused concern, it must be fatal. So, I follows. The use of the word 'again' in the statement justifies the fact mentioned in II. So, II also follows.



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