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1 . In making decisions about important questions, it is desirable to be able to distinguish between 'Strong' arguments and 'Weak' arguments. 'Strong' arguments must be both important and directly related to the questions. 'Weak' arguments may not be directly related to the question and may be of minor importance or may be related to the trivial aspects of the question. Each question below 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

(1) If only argument I is strong
(2) If only argument II is strong
(3) If either argument I or II is strong
(4) If neither argument I nor II is strong
(5) If both arguments are strong

Statement:
Should graduation be made minimum educational qualification for entry level jobs in any public sector organisation? Arguments:
I. Yes, graduates always perform better than nongraduates by virtue of their higher level of education.
II. No, there are quite a few people who cannot afford to remain unemployed till the completion of graduation and capable of performing equally well as the graduate candidates
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2 . In making decisions about important questions, it is desirable to be able to distinguish between 'Strong' arguments and 'Weak' arguments. 'Strong' arguments must be both important and directly related to the questions. 'Weak' arguments may not be directly related to the question and may be of minor importance or may be related to the trivial aspects of the question. Each question below 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

(1) If only argument I is strong
(2) If only argument II is strong
(3) If either argument I or II is strong
(4) If neither argument I nor II is strong
(5) If both arguments are strong

Statement:
Should the examination bodies of all universities in the exams permit the use of calculators?

Arguments:
I. No, it is necessary for the students to know the methods of manual calculation to make their concepts clear.
II. Yes, manual calculations are no more required with extensive use of computers in all fields.
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3 . In making decisions about important questions, it is desirable to be able to distinguish between 'Strong' arguments and 'Weak' arguments. 'Strong' arguments must be both important and directly related to the questions. 'Weak' arguments may not be directly related to the question and may be of minor importance or may be related to the trivial aspects of the question. Each question below 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

(1) If only argument I is strong
(2) If only argument II is strong
(3) If either argument I or II is strong
(4) If neither argument I nor II is strong
(5) If both arguments are strong

Statement:
Should the knowledge of Hindi language be made compulsory for all the employees of public sector organisations?

Arguments:
I. Yes, it is necessary for dealing with the people from the educationally backward strata of the society.
II. No, it is not necessary for every employee to have the knowledge of Hindi language
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4 . In making decisions about important questions, it is desirable to be able to distinguish between 'Strong' arguments and 'Weak' arguments. 'Strong' arguments must be both important and directly related to the questions. 'Weak' arguments may not be directly related to the question and may be of minor importance or may be related to the trivial aspects of the question. Each question below 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

(1) If only argument I is strong
(2) If only argument II is strong
(3) If either argument I or II is strong
(4) If neither argument I nor II is strong
(5) If both arguments are strong

Statement:
Should the women be advised not to travel al one at night in vi ew of increasing incidences of rapes and sexual abuse?

Arguments:

I. No, instead the government should take measures to control such incidences.
II. Yes, it is difficult even for the police department to control such cases.
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5 . A family consists of six members - Pratima, Omprakash, Rajesh, Shailesh, Tina and Urmila. There are only three females in the family - Pratima, Tina and Urmila.

The family consists of three couples, four pairs of brother and sister, one pair of brothers and one pair of sisters.

Urmila is not the sister of Pratima or Omprakash. Shailesh is not married to either Urmila or Tina. Urmila's husband is neither Omprakash nor Shailesh. Rajesh is the brother of both Omprakash and Pratima
Who is Shailesh's wife?
Either Pratima or Tina
Tina
Pratima
Urmila
None of these
6 . A family consists of six members - Pratima, Omprakash, Rajesh, Shailesh, Tina and Urmila. There are only three females in the family - Pratima, Tina and Urmila.

The family consists of three couples, four pairs of brother and sister, one pair of brothers and one pair of sisters.

Urmila is not the sister of Pratima or Omprakash. Shailesh is not married to either Urmila or Tina. Urmila's husband is neither Omprakash nor Shailesh. Rajesh is the brother of both Omprakash and Pratima
Which of the following is not a pair of brother and sister?
Pratima and Omprakash
Pratima and Rajesh
Tina and Rajesh
Tina and Shailesh
None of these
7 . A family consists of six members - Pratima, Omprakash, Rajesh, Shailesh, Tina and Urmila. There are only three females in the family - Pratima, Tina and Urmila.

The family consists of three couples, four pairs of brother and sister, one pair of brothers and one pair of sisters.

Urmila is not the sister of Pratima or Omprakash. Shailesh is not married to either Urmila or Tina. Urmila's husband is neither Omprakash nor Shailesh. Rajesh is the brother of both Omprakash and Pratima
Which of the following is a pair of husband and wife?
Rajesh and Urmila
Shailesh and Tina
Rajesh and Tina
Omprakash and Pratima
None of these
8 . A family consists of six members - Pratima, Omprakash, Rajesh, Shailesh, Tina and Urmila. There are only three females in the family - Pratima, Tina and Urmila.

The family consists of three couples, four pairs of brother and sister, one pair of brothers and one pair of sisters.

Urmila is not the sister of Pratima or Omprakash. Shailesh is not married to either Urmila or Tina. Urmila's husband is neither Omprakash nor Shailesh. Rajesh is the brother of both Omprakash and Pratima
Which of the following statements is false?
Rajesh is Urmila's husband
Pratima is Urmila's sister-in-law
Rajesh has the same relation with Tina as Shailesh has with Urmila.
Pratima is not Shailesh's sister
None of these
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In a class Seema is 10th from the top and Bablee is 20th from the bottom. Raju is 11 ranks below Seema and 21 ranks above Bablee. How many students are in the class if list includes all the students of the class?
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62
None of these
10 . Each of the questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered I and II given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements and give answer.

(1) If the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the questions, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.

(2) If the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the questions.

(3) If the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the questions.

(4) If the data in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the questions.

(5) If the data in both statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.
Between which two letters will be the position of the hour hand of a clock at 9.43 PM?

I. There are consecutive odd-positioned letters of English alphabet on the dial instead of digits.

II. The dial of the clock consists the letter A instead of 1, C instead of 2, E instead of 3,..... and W instead of 12
if the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
if the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient answer the question.
if the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
if the data even in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
if the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.