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: Water supply in wards A and B of the city will be affected by about 50% on Friday because repairing work of the main lines is to be carried out. Conclusions:
  1. The residents in these wards should economise on water on Friday.
  2. The residents in these wards should store some water on the previous day.

A Only conclusion I follows

B Only conclusion II follows

C Both I and II follow

D Either I or II follows

E Neither I nor II follows

ANS:E - Both I and II follow

Explanation: Clearly, the information has been given beforehand so that the residents can collect water on the previous day and use less water on Friday. So, both I and II follow.

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