Objective Reasoning Questions and Answers

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Rules to solve Objective Reasoning Questions and Answers:

When only one conclusion follow:

It comprises of questions where only 1 of the given two conclusions, is as per the statement mentioned in the question.

When neither conclusion 1 nor conclusion 2 follow:

It comprises of questions where both the conclusions differ with the statement mentioned in the question.

When both conclusion 1 or conclusion 2 follow:

This category consists of questions where both the conclusions and are similar to the statement mentioned in the question.

Most of the competitive exams or management aptitude tests frequently asked questions based on objective reasoning.

  • Assess whether the conclusions logically follow from the given statements. They should be based solely on the information provided.
  • Pay attention to keywords such as “all,” “some,” “none,” “only,” “unless,” “if…then,” etc. These words can significantly impact the interpretation of statements.
  • Conclusions should be inferences, not statements that are merely implied or suggested. They must be logically deduced from the statements.

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Objective reasoning questions and answers

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1. Statements: Prosperity favors the fearless.

Conclusions:

  1. For getting success risk is essential.
  2. Weaklings die and survive both before their death.

Only conclusion I follows

Only conclusion I follows

54.6%

Only conclusion Ii follows

Only conclusion Ii follows

9.82%

Either I or II follows

Either I or II follows

7.98%

Neither I nor II follows

Neither I nor II follows

17.79%

Both I and II follow

Both I and II follow

9.82%

According to the statement, those who face the problems bravely achieve success. So, I follows. But II is a vague statement so not correct.

2. Statement:

All the organized humans find some time for daily exercises. Mr. Brahmbhatt, in spite of his busy routine, finds time for gymnastics.

Conclusions: I. Mr. Brahmbhatt is an organized person.

  1. Mr. Brahmbhatt is a hard-working person.

if only conclusion I follows.

 

if only conclusion I follows.

 

41.01%

if only conclusion II follows.

if only conclusion II follows.

11.51%

if either I nor II follows.

if either I nor II follows.

4.32%

if neither I nor II follows.

if neither I nor II follows.

4.32%

if both I and II follow

if both I and II follow

38.85%

Both of the conclusions clearly follow the information given in the statement hence, option 5 is correct.

3. Statements: The reporters deserves applaud for taking live captures.

Conclusions:

  1. Reporters aim at showing things as they are.
  2. People involved in live captures have been awarded.

Only conclusion I follows

Only conclusion I follows

53.17%

Only conclusion II follows

Only conclusion II follows

11.9%

Either I or II follows

 

Either I or II follows

 

7.94%

Neither I nor II follows

Neither I nor II follows

11.9%

Both I and II follow

Both I and II follow

15.08%

Clearly, I directly follows from the statement. However, II is not directly related to the given statement and so does not follow.

4. Statements: The Government of India has recently announced numerous allowances for higher education.

Conclusions:

  1. Now, more number of students can get higher education.
  2. The Government of India seems to be serious towards higher education.

Only conclusion I follows

Only conclusion I follows

10.43%

Only conclusion II follows

Only conclusion II follows

15.65%

Either I or II follows

 

Either I or II follows

 

6.09%

Neither I nor II follows

Neither I nor II follows

3.48%

Both I and II follow

Both I and II follow

64.35%

Clearly, the government has taken the step to do higher education. So, both I and II follow.

5. Statements: A person must be wise to be a good spokesperson in assembly. Good spokesperson is talkative and aged.

Conclusions:

  1. All the wise persons are aged.
  2. All the wise persons are spokesperson.

Only conclusion I follows

Only conclusion I follows

9.35%

Only conclusion II follows

Only conclusion II follows

14.95%

Either I or II follows

Either I or II follows

10.28%

Neither I nor II follows

Neither I nor II follows

37.38%

Both I and II follow

Both I and II follow

28.04%

According to the statement, good spokespersons are wise. But it doesn't mean that all wise men are spokesperson. So, neither I nor II follows.

6. Statements: My main and top task is to make this city smart and sustainable- if Singapore can do it - why can't we do it. - Statement of Chief Executive Officer of Dholera SIR after taking over charge.

Conclusions:

  1. The people of Dholera are not aware about the present condition of their city.
  2. The present Chief Executive Officer has worked in similar smart city work and has good experience of making smart and sustainable city.

Only conclusion I follows

Only conclusion I follows

11.96%

Only conclusion II follows

Only conclusion II follows

46.74%

Either I or II follows

Either I or II follows

3.26%

Neither I nor II follows

Neither I nor II follows

30.43%

Both I and II follow

 

Both I and II follow

 

7.61%

The Chief Executive Officer only cites examples of Singapore and undertakes to make Dholera like that. This does not imply that he has worked in similar smart cities. So, I do not follow. Also, nothing about people's response to the state of the city can be deduced from the statement. Thus, II also does not follow.

7. Statements: France defense secretary reiterated that they would continue to supply arms to India.

Conclusions:

  1. India is incapable of building-up arms.
  2. It would confirm peace in the region.

Only conclusion I follows

Only conclusion I follows

17.2%

Only conclusion II follows

Only conclusion II follows

20.43%

Either I or II follows

Either I or II follows

9.68%

Neither I nor II follows

Neither I nor II follows

46.24%

Both I and II follow

Both I and II follow

6.45%

India's ability to manufacture arms is not being talked about in the statement. So, I do not follow. Peace in the region cannot be judged with this. So, II also does not follow.

8. Statements: By using non-traditional sources of energy, the crisis of energy will eradicate.

Conclusions:

  1. Recent technology is steadily switching the non-traditional sources of energy.
  2. The excessive exploitation of environment has led to reduction of traditional sources of energy.

Only conclusion I follows

Only conclusion I follows

17.86%

Only conclusion II follows

Only conclusion II follows

20.24%

Either I or II follows

Either I or II follows

9.52%

Neither I nor II follows

Neither I nor II follows

21.43%

Both I and II follow

Both I and II follow

30.95%

both statements are correct.

9. Statements: By the coming academic year, scholars will have an alternative of dropping Science and Math’s from their final leaving examination.

Conclusions:

  1. Scholars who are not good in Math’s and Science will be admitted.
  2. Former scholars did not have the option without taking these subjects.

Only conclusion I follows

Only conclusion I follows

16.67%

Only conclusion II follows

Only conclusion II follows

29.49%

Either I or II follows

Either I or II follows

6.41%

Neither I nor II follows

Neither I nor II follows

30.77%

Both I and II follow

Both I and II follow

16.67%

Clearly Scholars who are not good in Math’s and Science will be admitted because the new system gives the choice. Also, it is stated that this new system will be from the coming academic year means it is not for former ones. So, II also follows.

10. Statements: For giving an elite education to their children, parents are fully ready nowadays.

Conclusions:

  1. Earning level of all the parents is good now days.
  2. Good schooling is a key for a perfect development and that is what parents want.

Only conclusion I follows

Only conclusion I follows

9.21%

Only conclusion II follows

Only conclusion II follows

38.16%

Either I or II follows

Either I or II follows

2.63%

Neither I nor II follows

Neither I nor II follows

6.58%

Both I and II follow

Both I and II follow

43.42%

We cannot answer about the earning level of parents so statement I does not imply. Statement II implies that parents are desirous for giving their children good education, hence option B is correct.

11. Statements: The right way to escape from a fear is to face it.

Conclusions:

  1. Facing fear is very exciting and without doing that your life will be bore.
  2. To escape from fear, you should always have some way out with you.

Only conclusion I follows

Only conclusion I follows

21.43%

Only conclusion II follows

Only conclusion II follows

28.57%

Either I or II follows

Either I or II follows

8.57%

Neither I nor II follows

Neither I nor II follows

18.57%

Both I and II follow

Both I and II follow

22.86%

Clearly, both I and II do not follow from the given statement.

12. Statements: The average number of persons educated per family is 2 in urban areas whereas it is 1 in rural areas.

Conclusions:

  1. The literacy rate in the rural areas is lower than in the urban areas.
  2. Fewer people are educated in the rural areas as compared to those in the urban areas.

Only conclusion I follows

Only conclusion I follows

11.59%

Only conclusion II follows

Only conclusion II follows

13.04%

Either I or II follows

Either I or II follows

4.35%

Neither I nor II follows

Neither I nor II follows

5.8%

Both I and II follow

Both I and II follow

65.22%

Clearly both the statements can be induced from the statement. Thus E is correct.

13. Statement:

It is not possible for any nation to raise and create everything they want.

Conclusion:

  1. Now a day’s most countries are fully self-dependent.

II. Now s day’s citizens have become lazy.

Only conclusion I follows

Only conclusion I follows

18.75%

Only conclusion II follows

Only conclusion II follows

7.81%

Either I or II follows

Either I or II follows

3.13%

Neither I nor II follows

Neither I nor II follows

59.38%

Both I and II follow

Both I and II follow

10.94%

Clearly, conclusion I opposes the statement. So, I do not follow. Also nothing is mentioned about citizen’s laziness thus ii does not follow.

14. Statement:

Sometimes Prayer is the only solution to all the problems.

Conclusion:

  1. Everybody pray to god if they have any problem.
  2. Anyone who does prayers has some sort of problem.

Only conclusion I follows

Only conclusion I follows

28.57%

Only conclusion II follows

Only conclusion II follows

15.87%

Either I or II follows

Either I or II follows

7.94%

Neither I nor II follows

Neither I nor II follows

28.57%

Both I and II follow

Both I and II follow

19.05%

The statement asserts that sometimes prayers are important. But it does not mean that everyone have some sort of problem. Also, it is not essential that anyone who do prayers has some problem. Therefore, option D is correct.

15. Statements: Death" is personified as a spiritual being who may call upon us at any time - he has no appointment book

Conclusions:

Everybody will face death one day.
We never know when we will die

Only conclusion I follows

Only conclusion I follows

6.78%

Only conclusion II follows

Only conclusion II follows

18.64%

Either I or II follows

Either I or II follows

10.17%

Neither I nor II follows

Neither I nor II follows

3.39%

Both I and II follow

Both I and II follow

61.02%

Both I and II directly follow from the statement.

16. Statements: The best evidence of India’s Indus-Sarasvati civilization is the growing popularity of yoga in the West.

Conclusions:

  1. Yoga is not popular in India.
  2. Other forms of exercises are more popular in India.

Only conclusion I follows

Only conclusion I follows

6.9%

Both I and II follow

Both I and II follow

10.34%

Only conclusion II follows

Only conclusion II follows

3.45%

Either I or II follows

Either I or II follows

6.9%

Neither I nor II follows

Neither I nor II follows

72.41%

The popularity of Yoga and other forms of exercises in India is not being talked about in the statement. So, neither I nor II follows.

17. Statement: Trust in god offers the ways to get the never-ending harmony. People should acquaint themselves with these ways.

Conclusion:

  1. Trust in god ensures the rich life.
  2. Trust in god helps people to ease the poverty.

Only conclusion I follows

Only conclusion I follows

5.17%

Only conclusion II follows

Only conclusion II follows

12.07%

Either I or II follows

Either I or II follows

8.62%

Neither I nor II follows

Neither I nor II follows

56.9%

Both I and II follow

Both I and II follow

17.24%

Both of the conclusions are not valid based on the given information hence, option D is correct.

18. Statement: The contentment got form external sources is temporary, the everlasting contentment comes from our inner.

Conclusion:

  1. Not a single person can experience an external contentment.
  2. The contentment from cinema is not everlasting.

Only conclusion I follows

Only conclusion I follows

12.73%

Only conclusion II follows

Only conclusion II follows

36.36%

Either I or II follows

Either I or II follows

5.45%

Neither I nor II follows

Neither I nor II follows

38.18%

Both I and II follow

Both I and II follow

7.27%

Conclusion 2 clearly follows the statement however conclusion 1 is not right as per statement hence, option B is correct.

19. Statement:

High position and Earnings is of no use unless the person has a feeling of empathy and compassion.

Conclusion:

  1. High position and Earnings are closely related.
  2. Empathy and compassion are necessary to reach at higher level.

Only conclusion I follows

Only conclusion I follows

14.04%

Only conclusion II follows

Only conclusion II follows

35.09%

Either I or II follows

Either I or II follows

5.26%

Neither I nor II follows

Neither I nor II follows

19.3%

Both I and II follow

Both I and II follow

26.32%

The statement above states that without empathy and compassion, High position and earnings are of no use. Nowhere in the sentence it is mentioned the relation between them. Also no discussion is there about conclusion II Therefore, option D is correct.

20. Statement:

Glamour is so intolerable that the people are ready to spend so much on them.

Conclusion:

  1. without spending money also glamour can be fulfilled.
  2. The public is highly inclined to attract others.

Only conclusion I follows

Only conclusion I follows

14.55%

Only conclusion II follows

Only conclusion II follows

41.82%

Either I or II follows

Either I or II follows

5.45%

Neither I nor II follows

Neither I nor II follows

20%

Both I and II follow

Both I and II follow

18.18%

The statement above states that people are ready to spend huge money to attract and fascinate others. Conclusion II can be inferred from the statement.

21. Statement:

In the race of getting something better we should not forget to hold something we have in our hands.

Conclusion:

We should be satisfied with what we have.
We should not desire for what is not.

Only conclusion I follows

Only conclusion I follows

38.64%

Only conclusion II follows

Only conclusion II follows

6.82%

Either I or II follows

Either I or II follows

9.09%

Neither I nor II follows

Neither I nor II follows

11.36%

Both I and II follows

Both I and II follows

34.09%

Both the conclusion clearly brings out the main subject of the statement. Therefore, both conclusion I and II follows.

22. Statement:

“Due to change in the international education standards, the government will review the present education policy”. The government spokesperson.

Conclusion:

  1. The government will revise the education standards.
  2. The government will not revise the education standards.

Only conclusion I follows

Only conclusion I follows

47.62%

Only conclusion II follows

Only conclusion II follows

7.14%

Either I or II follows

Either I or II follows

23.81%

Neither I nor II follows

Neither I nor II follows

16.67%

Both I and II follows

Both I and II follows

4.76%

The government will review the policy to determine whether the education standards need to be changed or it can be kept the same. Therefore, either decision must be taken. Thus, either conclusion I or conclusion II follows.

23. People who talk too much against money offering are those who had taken it themselves.

Conclusions:

  1. Saying is easy than doing.
  2. Double standards people are there.

Only conclusion I follows

Only conclusion I follows

16.67%

Only conclusion II follows

Only conclusion II follows

16.67%

Either I or II follows

Either I or II follows

16.67%

Neither I nor II follows

Neither I nor II follows

19.05%

Both I and II follows

Both I and II follows

30.95%

Both of the conclusions clearly follow the information given in the statement hence, option 5 is correct.

24. Statement:

Health risks are associated with overweight. Hence one should consult the dietician.

Conclusion:

  1. No one should eat too much.
  2. The dietician analyzes the body type and metabolism and advices what and how much to eat.

Only conclusion I follows

Only conclusion I follows

4.88%

Only conclusion II follows

Only conclusion II follows

39.02%

Either I or II follows

Either I or II follows

9.76%

Neither I nor II follows

Neither I nor II follows

7.32%

Both I and II follows

Both I and II follows

39.02%

In the statement above it is clearly mentioned that one should consult the dietician as he or she gives proper advice of fitness and health benefits. Nowhere in the sentence is it mentioned that no one should eat too much. Therefore, only conclusion II follows.

25. Statement:

India will win the match if the entire batsman will do good batting. India finally won the match.

Conclusion:

  1. All the batsman did very good batting.
  2. Because of only some players India won the match.

Only conclusion I follows

Only conclusion I follows

70%

Only conclusion II follows

Only conclusion II follows

2.5%

Either I or II follows

Either I or II follows

10%

Neither I nor II follows

Neither I nor II follows

7.5%

Both I and II follows

Both I and II follows

10%

It is clearly mentioned in the statement that India will win the match if the entire batsman will do good batting. Therefore, only conclusion I follows and conclusion II does not.

26. Read the below information carefully and answer the questions 26-30.

Statement: Employment is one of the main reasons for country’s wealth.

Conclusion:

  1. It is essential to offer the employment opportunities to end the scarcity.
  2. All the people in the country are having jobs.

Only conclusion I follows

Only conclusion I follows

58.54%

Only conclusion II follows

Only conclusion II follows

7.32%

Either I or II follows

Either I or II follows

9.76%

Neither I nor II follows

Neither I nor II follows

9.76%

Both I and II follows

Both I and II follows

14.63%

Conclusions 1 is clearly explains the statement however 2 does not contain related information. Hence, A is correct.

27. Statement: The international aspirants lastly got the credential evaluation by the World Education Services.

Conclusion:

  1. To get credential evaluation by the World Education Services is tough task.
  2. The no. of staff available in the World Education Services is less than the expected.

Only conclusion I follows

Only conclusion I follows

39.47%

Only conclusion II follows

Only conclusion II follows

7.89%

Either I or II follows

Either I or II follows

15.79%

Neither I nor II follows

Neither I nor II follows

28.95%

Both I and II follows

Both I and II follows

7.89%

Conclusions 1 is clearly explains the statement however 2 does not contain related information hence, A is correct.

28. . Statement:

E tenders are invited from the expert, knowledgeable authorities for hiring the public relation agency for government of Rajasthan smart city project.

Conclusion:

  1. E Tenders are invited from the expert, knowledgeable authorities only.
  2. It is difficult to know the expert people from the E tenders regarding public relation work.

Only conclusion I follows

Only conclusion I follows

55.26%

Only conclusion II follows

Only conclusion II follows

5.26%

Either I or II follows

Either I or II follows

13.16%

Neither I nor II follows

Neither I nor II follows

7.89%

Both I and II follows

Both I and II follows

18.42%

Conclusions 1 is clearly explains the statement. However 2 is not relevant because if it is difficult to know the expert people from e-tender then why would they will be invited. Hence, only A is correct.

29. Statement:

All the local criminals were released on bail that was in the prisons for the other reasons than the local issue. People, who were involved in the murder, did not grant a bail.

Conclusion:

  1. None of a local prisoner did murder.
  2. Some locals were not arrested.

Only conclusion I follows

Only conclusion I follows

46.15%

Only conclusion II follows

Only conclusion II follows

17.95%

Either I or II follows

Either I or II follows

5.13%

Neither I nor II follows

Neither I nor II follows

15.38%

Both I and II follows

Both I and II follows

15.38%

Conclusions 2 is clearly explains the statement however 1 does not contain related information hence B is correct.

30. Statement: So many smokers are suffering from lungs cancer.

Conclusion:

  1. Most of the lungs cancer patients are smokers.
  2. smoking always causes lungs cancer.

Only conclusion I follows

Only conclusion I follows

20%

Only conclusion II follows

Only conclusion II follows

10%

Either I or II follows

Either I or II follows

5%

Neither I nor II follows

Neither I nor II follows

22.5%

Both I and II follows

Both I and II follows

42.5%

Information in both the conclusions do not clearly related to statement hence, option D is correct.

31. Statement: Regular exercise improves cardiovascular health.
Assumptions:
(A) Regular exercise is beneficial for overall health.
(B) Cardiovascular health is influenced by physical activity.

Assumption I is implicit

Assumption I is implicit

17.14%

Assumption II is implicit

Assumption II is implicit

20%

Both assumptions are implicit

Both assumptions are implicit

31.43%

None of them are implicit

None of them are implicit

31.43%

The statement suggests that regular exercise has a positive impact on cardiovascular health. Assumption (A) is implicit because if regular exercise improves cardiovascular health, it is reasonable to assume that it is also beneficial for overall health. Assumption (B) is implicit because the statement indicates that cardiovascular health is influenced by physical activity, which is synonymous with regular exercise.

32. Statement: Increasing access to education leads to economic growth.
Assumptions:
(A) Education contributes to acquiring valuable skills.
(B) Economic growth is influenced by factors such as education.

Assumption I is implicit

Assumption I is implicit

25%

Assumption II is implicit

Assumption II is implicit

27.78%

Both assumptions are implicit

Both assumptions are implicit

44.44%

None of them are implicit

None of them are implicit

2.78%

The statement implies that there is a relationship between increasing access to education and economic growth. Assumption (A) is implicit because it acknowledges the role of education in acquiring valuable skills, which can contribute to economic growth. Assumption (B) is implicit because the statement suggests that economic growth is influenced by factors such as education, indicating a connection between the two.

33. Statement: Using seat belts reduces the risk of injuries in car accidents.
Assumptions:
(A) Seat belts provide a safety measure in car accidents.
(B) The use of seat belts lowers the probability of severe injuries.

Assumption I is implicit

Assumption I is implicit

16.67%

Assumption II is implicit

Assumption II is implicit

8.33%

Both assumptions are implicit

Both assumptions are implicit

66.67%

None of them are implicit

None of them are implicit

8.33%

The statement implies that using seat belts has a risk-reducing effect in car accidents. Assumption (A) is implicit because the statement acknowledges that seat belts provide a safety measure in car accidents. Assumption (B) is implicit because it states that the use of seat belts lowers the probability of severe injuries, suggesting that seat belts are effective in reducing the severity of injuries.

34. Statement: Increased government spending stimulates economic growth.
Assumptions:
(A) Government spending contributes to overall economic activity.
(B) Economic growth can be influenced by fiscal policy measures.

Assumption I is implicit

Assumption I is implicit

33.33%

Assumption II is implicit

Assumption II is implicit

16.67%

Both assumptions are implicit

Both assumptions are implicit

38.89%

None of them are implicit

None of them are implicit

11.11%

The statement suggests that increased government spending has a stimulating effect on economic growth. Assumption (A) is implicit because it recognizes that government spending contributes to overall economic activity. Assumption (B) is implicit because it states that economic growth can be influenced by fiscal policy measures, indicating a connection between government spending and economic growth.

35. Statement:
Eating a balanced diet promotes overall health.
Assumptions:
(A) Nutrition plays a crucial role in maintaining good health.
(B) Following a balanced diet can prevent certain health conditions.

Assumption I is implicit

Assumption I is implicit

8.33%

Assumption II is implicit

Assumption II is implicit

22.22%

Both assumptions are implicit

Both assumptions are implicit

63.89%

None of them are implicit

None of them are implicit

5.56%

The statement suggests that eating a balanced diet has a positive impact on overall health. Assumption (A) is implicit because it acknowledges that nutrition plays a crucial role in maintaining good health, which aligns with the statement's emphasis on a balanced diet. Assumption (B) is implicit because the statement implies that following a balanced diet can prevent certain health conditions, indicating that there is a relationship between a balanced diet and preventing health issues.

36. Statement:
"Music education should be included as a mandatory subject in schools."

Argument:
(A) Music education enhances cognitive skills and fosters creativity.
(B) Music education is a luxury and not essential for academic development.

Only argument (A) is strong.

Only argument (A) is strong.

48.65%

Only argument (B) is strong.

Only argument (B) is strong.

8.11%

Both arguments (A) and (B) are strong.

Both arguments (A) and (B) are strong.

18.92%

Neither argument (A) nor (B) is strong

Neither argument (A) nor (B) is strong

24.32%

The statement proposes that music education should be mandatory in schools. Argument (A) supports the statement by stating that music education enhances cognitive skills and fosters creativity, highlighting the benefits of including it in the curriculum. Argument (B) presents a counter-argument, claiming that music education is a luxury and not essential for academic development. However, this argument does not weaken the statement because it does not address the potential educational and developmental benefits of music education. Therefore, only argument (A) is strong.

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