AMCAT Logical ability previous questions and solutions(answers)-4

 

Ques 1 : Statement
While presenting stage show recently, the famous actor declared that he has a practice of either taking full payment or none for his stage shows.
Conclusion
1. The actor has taken full payment for his recent state show.
2. The actor did not take any money for his recent stage show.
Option 1: if only Conclusion I follows
Option 2: if only Conclusion II follows
Option 3: if either Conclusion I or II follows
Option 4: if neither conclusion I nor II follows
Ques 2 : Statement
From the next academic year, students will have the options of dropping Mathematics and Science for their school leaving certificate examination.
Conclusions
I. Students, who are week in Science and Mathematics, will be benefited.
II. Earlier students did not have the choice of continuing their education without taking these subjects.
Option 1: if only Conclusion I follows
Option 2: if Only conclusion II follows
Option 3: if either Conclusion I or II follows
Option 4: if both the Conclusions I and II follows

 

Ques 3 : Statement
As far as the rate of literacy is concerned, there is hardly any difference between the States of Kerala and West Bengal, but one is head of the other in respect of the percentage of population employed.
Conclusions
I. Unemployment is more in Kerala than in West Bengal.
II. West Bengal has higher unemployment than Kerala.

 

Option 1: if only Conclusion I follows
Option 2: if only Conclusion II follows
Option 3: if either Conclusion I or II follows
Option 4: if neither Conclusion I nor II follows
Ques 4 : Statement
Until our country achieves Economic equality and Political freedom , Democracy would be meaningless.
Conclusions
I. Political freedom and Democracy go hand in hand.
II. Economic equality leads to real Political freedom and Democracy.
Option 1: if only Conclusion I follows
Option 2: if only Conclusion II follows
Option 3: if either Conclusion I or II follows
Option 4: if neither Conclusion nor II follows
Ques 5 : Statement
From all available cultural records, it is evident that even in ancient India, both the masters and disciples valued not the quantity but the equality of knowledge.
Conclusions
I. Giving importance to quantity of knowledge is meaningless
II. There was an identity of educational values between teachers and students in ancient India.

 

Option 1: if only Conclusion I follows
Option 2: if only Conclusion II follows
Option 3: if neither conclusion I nor II follows
Option 4: if both the Conclusions I and II follows
Ques 6 : Statement:
Concerned over the slow progress of the Rs 54,000-crore National Highway Development project, the government is considering levying an additional cess on petrol and diesel to mop up about Rs 2000 crore annually for developing road infrastructure.
Conclusions :
I. Additional amount gained through levy annually will be helpful in boosting industrial growth.
II. The National Highway Development Project is facing financial constraints.

 

Option 1: if only conclusion I follows
Option 2: if only conclusion II follows
Option 3: if either I or II follows
Option 4: if neither I nor II follows, and
Option 5: if both I and II follow
Ques 7 : Statement:
The government will hike royalty on crude oil and grant exemption in excise duty to North-East petroleum production.
Conclusions :
I. There will be an additional burden on the national exchequer.
II. There is intense competition for petroleum production in the North-East.

 

Option 1: if only conclusion I follows
Option 2: if only conclusion II follows
Option 3: if either I or II follows
Option 4: if neither I nor II follows, and
Option 5: if both I and II follow

 

Ques 8 : Statement:
‘No aspect of cricket is more indispensable than good fielding.’
___A captain’s statement.
Conclusions :
I. To win a cricket match, it is necessary to learn and practise the art of good fielding .
II. Good fielding is enough to win a cricket match.
Option 1: if only conclusion I follows
Option 2: if only conclusion II follows
Option 3: if either I or II follows
Option 4: if neither I nor II follows, and
Option 5: if both I and II follow
Ques 9 : Statement:
We have decided to improve the ‘Newswatch Section’ of our monthly magazine and at the same time switch over to the modern method of printing from the conventional one as a result of which our magazine will improve both in quality and economy.— Director of ABC Magazine.
Conclusions :
I. The magazine of ABC company may compete with the market norms in quality and cost factors.
II. It will challenge the existence of all other magazines.
Option 1: if only conclusion I follows
Option 2: if only conclusion II follows
Option 3: if either I or II follows
Option 4: if neither I nor II follows, and
Option 5: if both I and II follow
Ques 10 : Statement:
The Government has cut the interest rate on the General Provident Fund (GPF) and Special Deposit Scheme (SDS) from 9.5 to 9 per cent. At the same time it has also reduced the interest on loans to government employees by half a percent.
Conclusions :
I. Now cheaper funds will be available from the Centre’s coffers from those planning to construct or purchase a house or buy a vehicle or computer.
II. The government employee will not be ready to invest their money into the scheme.
Option 1: if only conclusion I follows
Option 2: if only conclusion II follows
Option 3: if either I or II follows
Option 4: if neither I nor II follows, and
Option 5: if both I and II follow