AMCAT Syllogism Questions with Answers 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.
Question 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.
Question 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.
Question 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
Question 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.
Question 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.
Question 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.
Question 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.
Question 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.
Question 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.
Question Explanation

Richa went to paris with her family. Both follows.

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