Logical Deduction: Practice Set -2

JagranJosh's Subject Matter Experts has developed Logical Reasoning - Logical Deduction Practice Test for all important exams like IBPS, SBI PO-Clerk, IBPS RRB, SBI, Insurance, SSC, CAT, Railways, CDS, CTET, Campus Placements, etc. This practice test is wrapup with the topics such as Statement & Conclusion, Cause & Effect, Statement & Inference, etc. This practice set contains 15 questions with explanations.

  • Question 1

    Statement: If you are talented, we have a job for you.
    Conclusion:
    I. You are talented.
    II. We only prefer talented person.
  • Question 2

    Statement: Most of the chocolates of that shop are costly.
    Conclusion:
    I. There are no cheap chocolates in that shop.
    II. Some chocolates are cheap in that shop.
  • Question 3

    Direction: 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 reasonable doubt from the information given in the statement. Give answer:
    Statement: Although we have credit rating agencies in India to evaluate the credit worthiness of the companies, there is demand to have a separate rating agency to rate the credit worthiness of IT companies to protect the investors.
    Conclusions:
    I. Assessment of credit worthiness of IT companies requires separate set of skills and insights.
    II. Investors who are investing in the IT companies will now get the protection over their investments.
  • Question 4

    Direction: 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 reasonable doubt from the information given in the statement. Give answer:
    Statement: Aditya is one of the probable candidates short-listed for the post of CEO in XYZ Company.
    Conclusions:
    I. Aditya will be selected as CEO of XYZ Company.
    II. Aditya will not be selected as CEO of XYZ Company.
  • Question 5

    Statement: Some tube wells do not have water.
    Conclusion:
  • Question 6

    Statement: An apple a day keeps the doctor away.
    Conclusion:
  • Question 7

    Direction: Read the following information carefully and answer the question.
    Below in each of the questions are given two statements I and II. These statements may be either independent causes or may be effects of independent causes or a common cause. One of these statements may be the effect of the other statements. Read both the statements and decide which of the following answer choice correctly depicts the relationship between these two statements.
    Statement:
    I. Modernization is increasing constantly at rapid rate.
    II. Indian economy is observing remarkable growth.
  • Question 8

    Direction: Read the following information carefully and answer the question.
    Below in each of the questions are given two statements I and II. These statements may be either independent causes or may be effects of independent causes or a common cause. One of these statements may be the effect of the other statements. Read both the statements and decide which of the following answer choice correctly depicts the relationship between these two statements.
    Statement:
    I. The weather forecasting department has issued a statement mentioning ample rainfall during monsoon in many parts of country.
    II. The fruits and vegetable prices have been lowered.
  • Question 9

    Direction: Read the following information carefully and answer the question.
    Below in each of the questions are given two statements I and II. These statements may be either independent causes or may be effects of independent causes or a common cause. One of these statements may be the effect of the other statements. Read both the statements and decide which of the following answer choice correctly depicts the relationship between these two statements.
    Statement:
    I. The private Engineering colleges have increased the tuition fees in the current year by 100% over the last year’s fees to meet the expenses.
    II. The Government Engineering Colleges have not increased their fees in spite of price escalation.
  • Question 10

    Direction: Below in each of the question are given two statements I and II. These statements may be either independent causes or may be effects of independent causes or a common cause. One of these statements may be the effect of the other statements. Read both the statements and decide which of the following answer choice correctly depicts the relationship between these two statements.
    I. Recently, the police officials have caught a group of bank robbers.
    II. The banks have doubled their security in that area.
  • Question 11

    Direction: Read the following information carefully and answer the question.
    In each of the following questions, two statements numbered I and II are given. There may be cause and effect relationship between the two statements. These two statements may be the effect of the same cause or independent causes. These statements may be independent causes without having any relationship. Read both the statements in each question and mark your answer accordingly.
    I. The farmers have decided against selling their Rabi crops to the Government agencies.
    II. The Government has reduced the procurement price of Rabi crops starting from last month to the next six months.
    I. The performance of most of the students in final exam of class XII in the schools run by the Government was excellent.
    II. Many teachers of the Government schools left the school and joined private schools.
    Give your answer as:
  • Question 12

    Direction: Read the following information carefully and answer the question.
    In each of the following questions, two statements numbered I and II are given. There may be cause and effect relationship between the two statements. These two statements may be the effect of the same cause or independent causes. These statements may be independent causes without having any relationship. Read both the statements in each question and mark your answer accordingly.
    I. Rural and semi-urban areas in the state have been suffering due to load shedding for quite some time.
    II. If the Government is not able to overcome the power crisis, load shedding will be extended even to the urban areas.
    Give your answer as:
  • Question 13

    Direction: Below is given a passage followed by several possible inferences which can be drawn from the facts stated in the passage. You have to examine each inference separately in the context of the passage and decide upon its degree of truth or falsity.
    Relations between India and Sri Lanka have not just been reinforced during the visit of President Maithripala Sirisena but have also gained new direction and momentum. As Sri Lanka’s closest neighbor that has ethnic links to its most significant minority, India is a huge influence in the island nation’s political, economic, social and cultural consciousness, and its world view. The agreement on Co-operation in the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy is the most significant strategic element to bilateral relations. Since 2010, Sri Lanka has wanted to utilize nuclear energy in industrial applications as well as in fields such as medicine and agriculture.


    If India enters into Nuclear Agreement with Sri Lanka, it will improve the relationship between the two nations?
  • Question 14

    Direction: Below is given a passage followed by several possible inferences which can be drawn from the facts stated in the passage. You have to examine each inference separately in the context of the passage and decide upon its degree of truth or falsity.
    Relations between India and Sri Lanka have not just been reinforced during the visit of President Maithripala Sirisena but have also gained new direction and momentum. As Sri Lanka’s closest neighbor that has ethnic links to its most significant minority, India is a huge influence in the island nation’s political, economic, social and cultural consciousness, and its world view. The agreement on Co-operation in the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy is the most significant strategic element to bilateral relations. Since 2010, Sri Lanka has wanted to utilize nuclear energy in industrial applications as well as in fields such as medicine and agriculture.


    Before the visit of Sri Lankan President, the island has non-cordial trade relations with India.
  • Question 15

    Given below is a passage followed by a possible inference which can be drawn from the facts stated in the passage. You have to examine the inference in the context of the passage and decide upon its degree of truth or falsity:
    The education and training sector in India is standing at $600 billion and the private education segment alone is expected to cross $45 billion mark by 2015 from the present $35 billion, according to the research. The higher education system in India has witnessed remarkable growth in the past few years. India is definitely ahead of other developed countries in the field of education and training. The number of institutes offering higher education is much more in India when compared to China and the USA.
    Inference: India is ahead of China and USA when it comes to higher education sector.