Practice Test


1) Statements :
Some trees are boxes.
All boxes are bricks.
All bricks are dogs.
Conclusions :
I. Some dogs are trees.
II. Some bricks are trees.


2) Statements :
All tables are windows.
All windows are rooms.
All rooms are buses.
Conclusions :
I. Some buses are tables.
II. Some rooms are tables.


3) Statements :
All pots are rings.
All bangles are rings.
All rings are paints.
Conclusions :
I. Some paints are pots.
II. Some bangles are paints.


4) Statements :
Some forests are huts.
Some huts are walls.
Some walls are nets.
Conclusions :
I. Some nets are forests.
II. Some nets are huts.


5) Statements :
All goats are flowers.
No flower is branch.
Some branches are roots.
Conclusions :
I. Some roots are goats.
II. Some flowers are goats.


6) Statements :
Some leaves are roots.
Some roots are stems.
All flowers are stems.
Conclusions :
I. No flower is a leaf.
II. Some leaves are stems.


7) Statements :
All numbers are digits.
All alphabets are numbers.
All words are alphabets.
Conclusions :
I. All words are digits.
II. Some numbers are not words.


8) Statements :
Some pins are forks.
All forks are keys.
No key is lock.
Conclusions :
I. Some locks are pins.
II. No lock is a fork.


9) Statements :
Some buildings are sofas.
Some sofas are benches.
Some benches are tables.
Conclusions :
Some tables are sofas.
No table is building.


10) Statements :
All benches are cots.
No cot is lamp.
Some lamps are candles.
Conclusions :
I. Some cots are benches.
II.Some candles are cots.


11) Statements :
Some gardens are wardens.
All gardens are locks.
Conclusions :
I. Some locks are not wardens.
II. Some locks are wardens.
III. No lock is a warden.
IV. Some locks are gardens.


12) Statements :
Some charts are darts.
All darts are carts.
Some charts are smarts.
Conclusions :
I. Some charts are carts.
II. Some carts are darts.
III. Some darts are smarts.
IV. Some smarts are charts.


13) Statements :
All boxes are tables.
No desks are tables.
Some desks are curtains.
Conclusions :
I. No boxes are desks.
II. Some boxes are desks.
III. Some curtains are not boxes.
IV. Some curtains are boxes.


14) Statements :
All grasses are brasses.
All brasses are wickets.
Conclusions :
I. Some brasses are grasses.
II. Some wickets are grasses.
III. Some grasses are not wickets.
IV. All wickets are brasses.


15) Statements :
All teachers are students.
Some students are gypsies.
Conclusions :
I. All teachers are gypsies.
II. Some gypsies are teachers.
III. Some gypsies are students.
IV. All students are teachers.


16) Statement :
Adversity makes a man wise.
Conclusions :
I. The poor are wise.
II. Man learns from bitter experience.


17) Statement :
Jade plant has thick leaves and it requires little water.
Conclusions :
I. All plants with thick leaves require little water.
II. Jade plants may be grown in places where water is not in abundance.


18) Statement :
The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.
Conclusions :
I. Your life will be dull if you don't face a problem.
II. To escape from problems, you should always have some solutions with you.


19) Statement :
If all players play to their full potential, we will win the match. We have won the match.
Conclusions :
I. All players played to their full potential.
II. Some players did not play to their full potential.


20) Statement :
'We follow some of the best and effective teaching learning practices used by leading institutes all over the world'. A statement of a Professor of A B institute.
Conclusions :
I. The A B institute is one of the leading institutes of the world.
II. Whatever is being followed by world's leading institutes will definitely be good and useful.


21) Statement :
America's defense secretary reiterated that they would continue to supply arms to Pakistan.
Conclusions :
I. Pakistan is incapable of manufacturing arms.
II. It would ensure peace in the region.


22) Statement :
Parents are prepared to pay any price for an elite education to their children.
Conclusions :
I. All parents these days are very well off.
II. Parents have an obsessive passion for a perfect development of their children through good schooling.


23) Statement :
Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months.
Conclusions :
I. Fashion designers do not understand the public mind very well.
II. The public by and large is highly susceptible to novelty.


24) Statement :
The serious accidents i
n which a person was run down by a car yesterday had again focused attention on the most unsatisfactory state of roads.
Conclusions :
I. The accident that occurred was fatal.
II. Several accidents have so far taken place because of unsatisfactory state of roads.


25) Statement :
A very large number of aspiring students applied for admission to the professional courses run by the renowned college in town.
Assumptions :
I. All the applicants may be able to get admission to the college.
II. The admission process adopted by the renowned college may be fair to all the applicants.


26) Statement :
The teachers of all the degree colleges went on an indefinite strike in protest against the government's decision to postpone the pay revision to next year.
Assumptions :
I. The government may suspend all the striking teachers.
II. The government may revise the pay of the college teachers in the current year.


27) Statement :
Many organizations have switched over to online mode of examinations.
Assumptions :
I. Candidates from all parts of the country may be well versed using computers.
II. Online mode of examinations helps in recruiting more capable personnel.


28) Statement :
The state administration banned gathering of more than fifty people at any place during the visit of foreign dignitaries to the city.
Assumptions :
I. People may avoid gathering at any place in the city during the period of visit of foreign dignitaries.
II. Many people may ignore the prohibitory orders and gather to get a glimpse of the dignitaries.


29) Statement :
'Invest in our regular scheme and earn an interest of at least 10%' advertisement by a financial institution.
Assumptions :
I. 10% interest may attract a good number of investors.
II. No other scheme offers interest as high as 10%.


30) Statement :
The government announced a heavy compensation package for all the victims of the terrorist attacks.
Assumptions :
I. Such incidents of terror may not occur in near future.
II. Compensation may mitigate the anger among the citizens against the current government.


31) Statement :
'Do not indulge in unfair practices or else you will be sacked from the college'. Warning to the students from the principal of a college.
Assumptions :
I. Some of the students were found using unfair practices.
II. The principal's warning may deter the students from using unfair practices.


32) Statement :
Government has decided to relocate all the factories from the city with immediate effect to reduce pollution.
Assumptions :
I. Pollution in the city is being caused only because of the factories existing there.
II. People may be able to manage travelling daily to the relocated factories.


33) Statement :
Even though the number of sugar factories is increasing at a fast rate in India, we still continue to import it from other countries.
Assumptions :
I. Even the increased number of factories may not be able to meet the demand of sugar in India.
II. The demand for sugar may increase substantially in future.


34) Statement :
The government has made an appeal to all the citizens to honestly pay income tax and file returns reflecting the true income level to help the government to carry out development activities.
Assumptions :
I. People may now start paying more taxes in response to the appeal.
II. The total income tax collection may considerably increase in the near future.


35) Two statements are given followed by four conclusions I, II, III and IV. You have to consider the statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. You are to decide which of the given conclusions, if any, follow from the given statements. Indicate you answer.
Statements :
Some teachers are students.
All students are girls.
Conclusions :
I. All teachers are girls.
II. Some girls are teachers.
III. Some girls are students.
IV. All students are teachers.


36) Two statements are given followed by four alternative inferences. Select the one which is most appropriate.
Statements :
All files are numbered.
All numbers are coded.


37) Statement: Many people and media alleged that Mr. X, the opposition leader, met the chief Minister yesterday to seek certain favours, an allegation which was strongly rejected by Mr X.
Conclusions:
I. Mr X did meet the Chief Minister yesterday to seek certain favours.
II. Mr X did not meet the Chief Minister yesterday to seek certain favours.


38) Statement: 'Our approach of fund management is based on science as much as common sense and discipline because our goal is consistent performance
in the long term. - Advertisement of a mutual fund company.
Conclusions:
I. Only the approach of science of investment can lead to high gains in short-term investment.
II. It is not necessary to go for long-term investment when low-return short-
term investment is available.


39) Statement: The minister questioned the utility of the space research programme and suggested its replacement by other areas of felt national
needs.
Conclusions:
I. Exploring the space does not contribute to critical national needs.
II. Research should be oriented to national needs.


40) Statement: The laws and statues framed by the Government for the purpose of providing equal treatment to every citizens, on implementation perpetuate corrupt working system.
Conclusions:
I. The laws and statues should be framed but they should not be
implemented to avoid corrupt working system.
II. There should be obvious method to investigate corrupt working system.


41) Statement: Mrs X is nominated for one of the two posts of which one post is reserved by the Managing Committee for the female of other religious minority community and the other for the female of Scheduled Castes or
Scheduled Tribes.
Conclusions:
I. Mrs X is the member of religious minority community.
II. Mrs X id the member of Scheduled Castes or Scheduled Tribes.


42) Statements: We do not need today in India extraordinary specialists but
those trained ordinary doctors who are dedicated to their profession.
Conclusions:
I. We should promote medical profession with dedicated ordinary doctors
rather than promoting high specialists medical education.
II. Extraordinary specialists are not dedicated to their profession.


43) Statements: People in metropolitan city 'X' have welcomed the recent Supreme Court order banning the registration of private vehicles that do not
conform to Euro II emission norms with immediate effect for metropolitan city 'Y' only.
Conclusions:
I. City 'X' has quite lower level of vehicular pollution than city 'Y'.
II. Public vehicle do not contribute to the vehicular pollution.


44) Statement: The government of State 'A' has sought a waiver of outstanding
Central loans of Rs.4,000 crores and a moratorium on repayment pending
the waiver.
Conclusions:
I. Unlike other states, State 'A' has no desire to make repayment of its loans.
II. State 'A''s financial condition does not appear to be satisfactory.


45) Statements:
I. Man can find ultimate reality by dedication to God through medication.
II. Meditation is the process to enrich the peace of mind.
Conclusions:
I. Meditation is the process to realize the God.
II. Meditation does not help to find out the Mukti of Soul.
III. Perfect dedication to God is essential to realize the existence of ultimate reality.


46) Statement: The eligibility for admission to the course is minimum second class master's degree. However, the candidates who have appeared for the
final year examination of master's degree can also apply.
Conclusions:
I. All candidates who have yet to get their master's degree will be there in the list of selected candidates.
II. All candidates having obtained second class master's degree will be there in the list of selected candidates.


47) Statement: The government-run company had asked its employees to
declare their income and assets but it has been strongly resisted by employees union and no employee is going to declare his income.
Conclusions:
I. The employees of this country do not seem to have any additional undisclosed income besides their salary.
II. The employees' union wants all senior officers to declare their income first.


48) Statement: Good health is a luxury in country 'P' where rate of death is very
high compared to other nations of that region.
Conclusions:
I. People in country 'P' cannot afford to have many luxuries of life.
II. Good health is a gift of nature.


49) Statement: Company "Y" will improve the manufacturing facilities for the
production of shaving kits as a result of which capacity would increase and cost would be reduced.
A spokesperson of the Company "Y"
Conclusions:
I. The products of Company "Y" will compete the market norms in the quality and cost factor.
II. There will be demand of shaving kits of Company "Y".


50) Statement: Population increase coupled with depleting resources is going to be the scenario of many developing countries in days to come.
Conclusions:
I. The population of developing countries with not continue to increase in future.
II. It will be very difficult for the governments of developing countries to provide its people decent quality of life.


51) Statement: An advertisement / Interest rate will be fixed on the basis of our bank's rate prevailing on the date of deposit and refixed every quarter thereafter.
Conclusions:
I. It is left to the depositors to guard their interest.
II. The bank's interest rates are subject to change on a day-to-day basis depending on market position.


52) Statement: In order to enforce discipline on transport operators the state government has decided to impose a fine of Rs. 5,000 for the first excess tonne loaded in transport vehicle and Rs. 1,000 for each subsequent tonne.
Conclusions:
I. People will follow some discipline when severe fine is imposed.
II. The state government has failed to understand the problem of transport operators.


53) Statement: Book your flat before 15th June and avail interest free loan from the builders. An advertisement
Conclusions:
I. No flat will be booked afterwards.
II. After 15the June, no loan will be provided.


54) Statements:
(1) Due to contamination of water, large number of people were admitted to hospital.
(2) The symptoms were of Typhoid.
(a) Only conclusion I is true.
(b) Only conclusion II is true.
(c) Both conclusion I and II are true.
(d) Both conclusion I and II are false.
Conclusions: I. Contamination of water may lead to Typhoid
II. Typhoid is a contagious disease.


55) Statements :
(1) 60% of the government employees went on strike.
(2) Mr. Gopal is a government employee.
(a) Only only conclusion I follows.
(b)Only conclusion II follows.
(c)Both Conclusion I and II follows.
(d)Either conclusion I and II follows
Conclusions : I. Mr. Gopal went on strike
II. Mr. Gopal did not participate in the strike.


56) Statements: Video libraries are flourishing very much these days.
Conclusions:
I. People in general have got a less video craze.
II. It is much cheaper to see as many movies as one likes on videos rather than going to the cinema hall.


57) Statements: Leaders, who raise much hue and cry about the use of Hindi, generally send their children to English medium schools.
Conclusions:
I. India lacks good Hindi medium schools.
II. There is a world of difference between preaching and practicing.


58) Statements: The best evidence of India's glorious past is the growing popularity of Ayurvedic medicines in the West.
Conclusions:
I. Ayurvedic medicines are not popular in India.
II. Allopathic medicines are more popular in India.


59) Statements: Company X has marketed the product. Go ahead; purchase it if price and quality are your considerations.
Conclusions :
I. The product must be good in appearance.
II. The price of the product must be reasonable.


60) Statements: Only good singers are invited in the conference. No one without sweet voice is a good singer.
Conclusions:
I. All invited singers in the conference have sweet voice.
II. Those singers who do not have sweet voice are also invited in the conference.


61) Statement: All those political prisoners were released on bail who had gone to jail for reasons other than political dharnas. Bail was not granted to persons involved in murders.
Conclusions:
I. No political - prisoner had committed murder.
II. Some politicians were not arrested.


62) Statements: Modern man influences his destiny by the choice he makes unlike in the past.
Conclusions:
I. Earlier there were fewer options available to man.
II. There was no desire in the past to influence the destiny.


63) 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:
I. The residents in these wards should economise on water on Friday.
II. The residents in these wards should not store some water on the previous day.


64) Statements: Company X has a record of manufacturing cameras of quality and the latest design so that you do not spoil even a single shot irrespective of the weather conditions.
Conclusions:
I. No other company expect X is reputed in the camera industry.
II. Anyone can take an acceptable shot with camera X.