AMCAT Syllogism Questions with Answers 3

Logical syllogism A : 3

Question 1
The question is followed by two arguments numbered I and II. 
You have to decide which of the arguments is a strong argument 
and which is a weak argument.

Statement: 
Should India stop all the space exploration programmes ?

Arguments :
I. Yes, huge expenditure is required for the development of such 
projects.
II. No, they are help in development, weather forecast , communication , 
and prediction of cyclones etc.
A
Only argument I is strong.
B
Only argument II is strong.
C
Either I or II is strong.
D
Neither I nor II is strong.
E
Both I and II are strong
Question 1 Explanation: 
space exploration programmes in development, weather forecast , communication , and prediction of cyclones etc.
Question 2
The question is followed by two arguments numbered I and II. 
You have to decide which of the arguments is a strong argument 
and which is a weak argument.

Statement: 
Should the price of all the petroleum products be fixed by the 
oil companied depending on the market trends.

 Arguments :I. Yes, this is the way to make the oil companies 
commercially viable.
II. No, this will cause lots of hardships to the people and will 
affect the other commodities in the market.
A
Only argument I is strong.
B
Only argument II is strong
C
Either I or II is strong.
D
Neither I nor II is stro
E
Both I and II are strong.
Question 2 Explanation: 
reducing prices of the petroleum products will cause lots of hardships to the people.
Question 3
The question is followed by two arguments numbered I and II. 
You have to decide which of the arguments is a strong argument 
and which is a weak argument.

Statement: Reducing the term for the Lok Sabha to four years 
would help us in positive aspects?

Arguments :I. No, it would bring more burden on the national 
exchequer as elections will be frequent.
II. Yes, the voters will become more curious about the political 
leaders.
A
Only argument I is strong.
B
Only argument II is strong
C
Either I or II is strong.
D
Neither I nor II is strong.
E
Both I and II are strong.
Question 3 Explanation: 
reducing the term will need to have frequent election which will bring burden. Statement I is implicit.
Question 4
The question contains a statement followed by two Assumptions I 
and II. Find out which assumption(s) is implicit.

Statements: Science is gives us information which is reliable 
with the help of the elaborate techniques of verification and 
thus it has capacity to survive centuries. So science should be 
read with as much interest as we read news as it is the sort of 
new agency comparable in principle to other news agencies

 Assumptions :
I. Science inspires investigation
II. People are only attracted to their interest
A
Only assumption I is implicit
B
Only assumption II is implicit
C
Both assumption I and II are implicit.
D
Neither assumption I or II is implicit
Question 4 Explanation: 
science helps in dealing with everything. Also people read areas of their interest
Question 5
The passage is followed by two inferences which may or may not 
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.

Statements: 
A recent survey report says that people are less prone to have 
any heart ailments if they do exercise for half an hour a day.

Inferences:
I. For leading a healthy life moderate level of physical exercise 
is necessary.
II. All people who are bound to do office jobs are more prone to 
heart ailments.
A
Only inference II follow.
B
Only inference II follow.
C
Both inferences I and II follow
D
Neither inference I nor II follows.
Question 5 Explanation: 
exercise is necessary for a healthy life
Question 6
The passage is followed by two inferences which may or may not 
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.

Statements : An serious accident occurs on the most busiest 
roads of the cities where a person was run down by the car and 
the most surprising was when the culprit ran away.

Inferences:
I. The accident that occurred was critical.
II. Several accidents have so far taken place because of the 
unconsciousness of the people.
A
Inference I follows.
B
Only inference II follow.
C
Both inferences I and II follow
D
Neither inference I nor II follows.
Question 6 Explanation: 
accident that took place was a serious one and unconsciousness of the people is the reason behind this.
Question 7
The question contains a statement followed by two Assumptions I 
and II. Find out which assumption(s) is implicit.

Statements: “Managing Director order the Supervisor to engage 
more people on jobs to avoid any further delay in the product 
delivery.

Assumptions:
I. Delay is not just allow in some areas.
II. Increasing number of workers on the job will eventually 
increase the output.
A
Only assumption I is implicit
B
Only assumption II is implicit
C
Both assumption I and II are implicit
D
Neither assumption I nor II is implicit
Question 7 Explanation: 
You cannot delay work at some places. Increased in worker will increase the output
Question 8
The question contains a statement followed by two Assumptions I 
and II. Find out which assumption(s) is implicit.

Statements: Nine children of the country received bravery award 
for their tremendous skills by the President.

Assumptions:
I. only nine children are awarded by the president every year.
II. An evening before the award ceremony is being arranged as 
the party for the children.
A
Only assumption I is implicit
B
Only assumption II is implicit
C
Both assumption I and II are implicit
D
Neither assumption I nor II is implicit
Question 8 Explanation: 
No president can award more then 9 children so I statement does not follows. No information about he party was given.
Question 9
The question contains a statement followed by two Assumptions I 
and II. Find out which assumption(s) is implicit.

Statements: The effective measures have been taken by the government 
to reduce the army employed at the Indo-Pak border.

Assumptions:
I. The healthy equation is developing between India and Pakistan.
II. Troops are placed at the Indo-Pak border.
A
Only assumption I is implicit
B
Only assumption II is implicit
C
Both assumption I and II are implicit
D
Neither assumption I nor II is implicit
Question 9 Explanation: 
India and Pak are improving between their relationship and troops are being placed at the border. Both the statement follows
Question 10
The question contains a statement followed by two Assumptions I 
and II. Find out which assumption(s) is implicit.

Statements: Richa told to Anita they had enjoyed their summer 
vacation at Paris.

Assumptions:
I. Richa had spend her summer holidays at paris.
II. She was with her family during the visit.
A
Only assumption I is implicit
B
Only assumption II is implicit
C
Both assumption I and II are implicit
D
Neither assumption I nor II is implicit
Question 10 Explanation: 
Richa went to paris with her family. Both follows.
There are 10 questions to complete.