Model Questions for UPSC PRE CSAT PAPER SET - 28

Model Questions for UPSC PRE CSAT PAPER SET - 28

Direction: In each of the following questions two statements are given and there statements are followed by two conclusions numbered (i) & (ii). You have to take the given two statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Read the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the two given statements disregarding commonly known facts.

(a) if only (i) conclusion follows
(b) if only (ii) conclusion follows
(c) if neither (i) nor (ii) follows
(d) if both (i) and (ii) follow

1. Statements:

 All dogs are asses.
All asses are bulls.

Conclusions:

(i) Some dogs are not bulls.
(ii) Some bulls are dogs.
(iii) All bulls are dogs.
(iv) All dogs are bulls.

(a) only (ii) and (iv)
(b) only (i) and (iii)
(c) only (iii) and (iv)
(d) only (iii)

2. Statements:

NO door is dog.
All the dogs are cats.

Conclusions:

(i) No door is cat.
(ii) No cat is door.
(iii) Some cats are dogs.
(iv) All the cats are dogs.

(a) only (ii) and (iv)
(b) only (i) and (iii)
(c) only (iii) and (iv)
(d) only (iii)

3. Statements:

Some cars are scooters.
No scooter is cycle.

Conclusions:

(i) No car is cycles.
(ii) No scooter is car.
(iii) Some cars are cycles.
(iv) Some scooters are cars.

(a) None of the four
(b) All the four
(c) only (i) and (iv)
(d) only (iv)

4. Statements:

All the goats are tigers.
All the tigers are lions.

Conclusions:

(i) All the goats are lions.
(ii) All the lions are goats.
(iii) Some lions are goats.
(iv) Some tigers are goats.

(a) All the four
(b) only (i), (ii) and (iii)
(c) only (i), (iii) and (iv)
(d) only (ii), (iii) and (iv)

5. Statement:

should smoking cigarettes and drinking alcohol by the actors be completely banned in the movies in India?

Arguments:

(I) yes, this will significantly reduce the trend of smoking cigarettes and drinking alcohol among the youth in India.
(II) No, there should be no such ban on the creative pursuits of the film- Maker.

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6. Statement:

souls the parents in India in future be forced to opt for only one child as against two or many at present?

Arguments:

(I) Yes, this is the only way to check the ever increasing population of India.
(II) No, this type of pressure tactice is not adopted by any other country in the world.

7. Statement:

Should there be uniforms for students in the collages in India as in the schools?

Arguments:

(I) yes, this will improve the ambience of the collage as all the students will be decently drened.
(II) No, collage students should not be regimented and they should be left to choose their for coming to the collage.

8. Statement:

Should all the correspondence courses at graduate level be stopped?

Arguments:

(I) No, correspondence courses help needy students to pursue studies and earn at the same time.
(II) Yes, quality education is not possible without teachers and classrooms.

9. Statement:

Should the government remove all the slums in major cities?

Arguments:

(I) Yes, slums are a nuisance to the people living in big cities.
(II) No, inhabitant of slums are also citizens of the country and they contribute towards the growth of the nation.

10. Statement:

Should the sale of all the power equipment made in China be based.

Arguments:

(I) Yes, these are very cheap and hence will put the local manufacture out of business
(II) Yes, India should use India made products only.

Answer:

1 (a), 2 (d), 3 (d), 4 (c), 5 (a), 6 (c), 7 (d), 8 (d), 9 (c), 10 (a)

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