AMCAT Logical Reasoning previous Questions Paper 2

Ques 1 : Statement
While presenting stage show recently, the famous actor declared that he has a practice of either taking full payment or none for his stage shows.
Conclusion
1. The actor has taken full payment for his recent state show.
2. The actor did not take any money for his recent stage show.
Option 1: if only Conclusion I follows
Option 2: if only Conclusion II follows
Option 3: if either Conclusion I or II follows
Option 4: if neither conclusion I nor II follows
Ques 2 : Statement
From the next academic year, students will have the options of dropping Mathematics and Science for their school leaving certificate examination.
Conclusions
I. Students, who are week in Science and Mathematics, will be benefited.
II. Earlier students did not have the choice of continuing their education without taking these subjects.
Option 1: if only Conclusion I follows
Option 2: if Only conclusion II follows
Option 3: if either Conclusion I or II follows
Option 4: if both the Conclusions I and II follows
Ques 3 : Statement
As far as the rate of literacy is concerned, there is hardly any difference between the States of Kerala and West Bengal, but one is head of the other in respect of the percentage of population employed.
Conclusions
I. Unemployment is more in Kerala than in West Bengal.
II. West Bengal has higher unemployment than Kerala.
Option 1: if only Conclusion I follows
Option 2: if only Conclusion II follows
Option 3: if either Conclusion I or II follows
Option 4: if neither Conclusion I nor II follows
Ques 4 : Statement
Until our country achieves Economic equality and Political freedom , Democracy would be meaningless.
Conclusions
I. Political freedom and Democracy go hand in hand.
II. Economic equality leads to real Political freedom and Democracy.
 Option 1: if only Conclusion I follows
Option 2: if only Conclusion II follows
Option 3: if either Conclusion I or II follows
Option 4: if neither Conclusion nor II follows
Ques 5 : Statement
From all available cultural records, it is evident that even in ancient India, both the masters and disciples valued not the quantity but the equality of knowledge.
Conclusions
I. Giving importance to quantity of knowledge is meaningless
II. There was an identity of educational values between teachers and students in ancient India.
Option 1: if only Conclusion I follows
Option 2: if only Conclusion II follows
Option 3: if neither conclusion I nor II follows
Option 4: if both the Conclusions I and II follows
Ques 6 : Statement:
Concerned over the slow progress of the Rs 54,000-crore National Highway Development project, the government is considering levying an additional cess on petrol and diesel to mop up about Rs 2000 crore annually for developing road infrastructure.
Conclusions :
I. Additional amount gained through levy annually will be helpful in boosting industrial growth.
II. The National Highway Development Project is facing financial constraints.
Option 1: if only conclusion I follows
Option 2: if only conclusion II follows
Option 3: if either I or II follows
Option 4: if neither I nor II follows, and
Option 5: if both I and II follow
Ques 7 : Statement:
The government will hike royalty on crude oil and grant exemption in excise duty to North-East petroleum production.
Conclusions :
I. There will be an additional burden on the national exchequer.
II. There is intense competition for petroleum production in the North-East.
Option 1: if only conclusion I follows
Option 2: if only conclusion II follows
Option 3: if either I or II follows
Option 4: if neither I nor II follows, and
Option 5: if both I and II follow
Ques 8 : Statement:
‘No aspect of cricket is more indispensable than good fielding.’
___A captain’s statement.
Conclusions :
I. To win a cricket match, it is necessary to learn and practise the art of good fielding .
II. Good fielding is enough to win a cricket match.
Option 1: if only conclusion I follows
Option 2: if only conclusion II follows
Option 3: if either I or II follows
Option 4: if neither I nor II follows, and
Option 5: if both I and II follow
Ques 9 : Statement:
We have decided to improve the ‘Newswatch Section’ of our monthly magazine and at the same time switch over to the modern method of printing from the conventional one as a result of which our magazine will improve both in quality and economy.— Director of ABC Magazine.
Conclusions :
I. The magazine of ABC company may compete with the market norms in quality and cost factors.
II. It will challenge the existence of all other magazines.
Option 1: if only conclusion I follows
Option 2: if only conclusion II follows
Option 3: if either I or II follows
Option 4: if neither I nor II follows, and
Option 5: if both I and II follow
Ques 10 : Statement:
The Government has cut the interest rate on the General Provident Fund (GPF) and Special Deposit Scheme (SDS) from 9.5 to 9 per cent. At the same time it has also reduced the interest on loans to government employees by half a percent.
Conclusions :
I. Now cheaper funds will be available from the Centre’s coffers from those planning to construct or purchase a house or buy a vehicle or computer.
II. The government employee will not be ready to invest their money into the scheme.
Option 1: if only conclusion I follows
Option 2: if only conclusion II follows
Option 3: if either I or II follows
Option 4: if neither I nor II follows, and
Option 5: if both I and II follow
Ques 11 : Statements :
1. The human organism grows and develops through stimulation and action.
Conclusion :
I. The inert human organism cannot grow and develop.
II. Human organisms Dunst reach stimulation and action.
 Option 1: Neither conclusion I nor II follows
Option 2: Both conclusions I and II follow
Option 3: Only conclusion I follows
Option 4: Only conclusion II follows
 Ques 12 : In each of the following question, there are two statements labelled as Assertion (A) and Reason (R).
(A) Autism is a developmental disability.
(R) Heredity and lower development of brain are the causes of the Autism.
 Option 1: Both (A) and (R) are false.
Option 2: Both (A) and (R) are true.
Option 3: (A) is true and (R) is false.
Option 4: (A) is false and (R) is true.
 Ques 13 : Statement: It is almost impossible to survive and prosper in this world without sacrificing ethics and morality
 Conclusions :
I. The world appreciates some concepts but may not uphold it.
II. The concept of ethics and morality are not practicable in life.
 Option 1: Only conclusion I follows
Option 2: Only conclusion II follows
Option 3: Either I or II follows
Option 4: Neither I nor II follows
Option 5: Both I and II follow
Ques 14: Statement: The interview panel may select a candidate who neither possesses the desired qualification nor the values and attributes.
 Conclusions :
I. The inclusion of specialists on the interview panel does not guarantee that the selection will be proper.
II. The interview test has certain limitations in the matter of selection of candidates.
 Option 1: Notes pane
Option 2: Outline pane
Option 3: Slide Pane
Option 4: Only conclusion I follows
Option 5: Only conclusion II follows
Option 6: Either I or II follows
Option 7: Neither I nor II follows
Option 8: Both I and II follow
Ques 15: Statement: In case of outstanding candidates, the condition of previous experience of social work may be waived by the admission committee for M.A. (Social Work).
 Conclusions :
I. Some of the students for M.A. (social work) will have previous experience of social work.
II. Some of the students of M.A. (social work) will not have previous experience of social work.
 Option 1: Only conclusion I follows
Option 2: Only conclusion II follows
Option 3: Either I or II follows
Option 4: Neither I nor II follows
Option 5: Both I and II follow
 Ques 16: Statement: Industrial Revolution which first of all started in Europe has brought about modern age.
 Conclusions :
I.The disparity between rich and poor results in revolution.
II. Revolution overhauls society.
 Option 1: Only conclusion I follows
Option 2: Only conclusion II follows
Option 3: Either I or II follows
Option 4: Neither I nor II follows
Option 5: Both I and II follow
 Ques 17 :  Statement : Modern man influences his destiny by the choice he makes unlike in the past.
 Conclusions :
I. Earlier there were less options available to man.
II. There was no desire in the past to influence the destiny.
 Option 1: Only conclusion I follows
Option 2: Only conclusion II follows
Option 3: Either I or II follows
Option 4: Neither I nor II follows
Option 5: Both I and II follow
Ques 18 :  Statement : Fortune favours the brave.
 Conclusions :
I. Risks are necessary for success.
II. Cowards die many times before their death.
 Option 1: Only conclusion I follows
Option 2: Only conclusion II follows
Option 3: Either I or II follows
Option 4: Neither I nor II follows
Option 5: Both I and II follow
Ques 19 : Statement : Vegetable prices are soaring in the market.
 Conclusions :
I. Vegetables are becoming a rare commodity.
II. People cannot eat vegetables.
 Option 1: Only conclusion I follows
Option 2: Only conclusion II follows
Option 3: Either I or II follows
Option 4: Neither I nor II follows
Option 5: Both I and II follow
Ques 20 :
 Statement : People who speak too much against dowry are those who had taken it themselves.
 Conclusions:
 I. It is easier said than done.
II. People have double standards.
 Option 1: Only conclusion I follows
Option 2: Only conclusion II follows
Option 3: Either I or II follows
Option 4: Neither I nor II follows
Option 5: Both I and II follow


Ques 21
Statement : Modern man influences his destiny by the choice he makes unlike in the past.Conclusions:

I. Earlier there were fewer options available to man.
II. There was no desire in the past to influence the destiny.

Option 1: Only conclusion I follows
Option 2: Only conclusion II follows
Option 3: Either I or II follows
Option 4: Neither I nor II follows
Option 5: Both I and II follow

Ques 22 Statement : Money plays a vital role in politics.

Conclusions:

I. The poor can never become politicians.
II. All the rich men take part in politics.

Option 1: Only conclusion I follows
Option 2: Only conclusion II follows
Option 3: Either I or II follows
Option 4: Neither I nor II follows
Option 5: Both I and II follow

Ques 23 Statement : Water supply in wards A and B of the city will be affected by about 50% on Friday because repairing work of the main lines is to be carried out.

Conclusions:

I. The residents in these wards should economise on water on Friday.
II. The residents in these wards should store some water on the previous day.

Option 1: Only conclusion I follows
Option 2: Only conclusion II follows
Option 3: Either I or II follows
Option 4: Neither I nor II follows
Option 5: Both I and II follow

Ques 24
Statement : The old order changed yielding place to new.

Conclusions:

I. Change is the law of nature.
II. Discard old ideas because they are old.

Option 1: Only conclusion I follows
Option 2: Only conclusion II follows
Option 3: Either I or II follows
Option 4: Neither I nor II follows
Option 5: Both I and II follow

Ques 25
Statement : The national norm is 100 beds per thousand population but in this state it is 150 beds per thousand.

Conclusions :
I. Our national norm is appropriate.
II. The state’s health system is taking adequate care in this regard.

Option 1: Only conclusion I follows
Option 2: Only conclusion II follows
Option 3: Either I or II follows
Option 4: Neither I nor II follows
Option 5: Both I and II follow

Ques 26 : Statement : A large majority of the workforce in India is unorganised. Most of them earn either the minimum or uncertain wages while others are engaged in sundry jobs.
Conclusions :
I. The workers in the organised sector get better facilities and stay longer in their jobs.
II. Some workers in the unorganised sector of the workforce have a regular and fixed income.

Option 1: Only conclusion I follows
Option 2: Only conclusion II follows
Option 3: Either I or II follows
Option 4: Neither I nor II follows
Option 5: Both I and II follow

Ques 27 : The question shows a pair of words in which the first is related to the second in some way. It is followed by a single word which bears a similar relation to one of the given alternatives. Find the correct alternative to complete the analogy.
PHOBIC : FEARFUL::
Option 1 : finicky : thoughtful Option 2 : cautious : emotional Option 3 : envious : desiring Option 4 : asinine : silly

Ques 28 : The question shows a pair of words in which the first is related to the second in some way. It is followed by a single word which bears a similar relation to one of the given alternatives. Find the correct alternative to complete the analogy.
INTEREST : OBSESSION ::
Option 1 : mood : feeling Option 2 : weeping : sadness Option 3 : dream : fantasy Option 4 : plan : negation

Ques 29 : The question shows a pair of words in which the first is related to the second in some way. It is followed by a single word which bears  a similar relation to one of the given alternatives. Find the correct alternative to complete the analogy.
MONK : DEVOTION ::
Option 1 : maniac : pacifism Option 2 : explorer : contentment Option 3 : rover : wanderlust Option 4 : visionary : complacency

Ques 30 : The question shows a pair of words in which the first is related to the second in some way. It is followed by a single word which bears a similar relation to one of the given alternatives. Find the correct alternative to complete the analogy.
Electrical Engineers : Grid :: Cosmologists : ?

Option 1 : Group Option 2 : Faculty Option 3 : Galaxy Option 4 : Syndicate