AMCAT Logical Reasoning previous Questions Paper 1

Ques 1: Statement
State Government imposes a monthly tax on the salary of all the employees. The tax amount varies according to the income slab. The Central Government also imposes tax. This is against the theory of taxation.
Conclusions
I. A regular collection, irrespective of the income slab, by the Central Government is the income tax
II. The Central Government should not collect any tax on income
III. Income tax should not vary according to the income slabs
IV. Tax should be imposed only once on an individual
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
Ques 2 : Statement
Half of the villagers of a certain village have their own houses. One-fifth of the villagers cultivate paddy. One-third of the villagers are literate. Four-fifth of the villagers are below twenty five. Then, which one of the following is certainly true?
Option 1: I. All the villagers who have their own houses are literate
Option 2: II. Some villagers under twenty five are literate
Option 3: III. A quarter of the villages who have their own houses cultivate paddy
Option 4: IV. Half of the villagers who cultivate paddy are literate
Ques 3 : Statement:
Nobody advise motorcyclists and pillion-riders in Britain, Holland, Italy and other countries to wear helmets. It is a matter of sheer common sense and elementary prudence.
Conclusions:
I. The citizens of Britain, Holland and Italy are literate.
II. The citizens of Britain , Holland and Italy are conscious regarding their safety .
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 4 : Statement:
The complaint of poor customer service is partly correct and it certainly needs be improved.
Conclusions :
I. Poor customer service can be improved.
II. The speaker knows about the poor customer service of the company .
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 5 : Statement:
The main attraction of fair was the participation of mentally challenged , hearing impaired and “normal” children in the quiz, painting competition and cultural programme.
Conclusions :
I. The competition between the normal and handicapped children rarely happens.
II. These fairs are important for the betterment of handicapped children.
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 6 : Statement.
National integration is necessary because there are diversities in India.
Conclusions.
1. India is a country of people with diverse cultures, different languages and different social and economic setups.
2. Ours is a disintegrated nation.
Option 1: If Conclusion I follows
Option 2: If Conclusion II follows
Option 3: If neither Conclusion I nor II follows
Option 4: If both Conclusions I and II follow
Ques 7 : Statement
Sick people need medicine.
Conclusions.
I. Healthy people do not need medicine.
II. People keep medicine in their home.
Option 1: If Conclusion I follows
Option 2: If Conclusion II follows
Option 3: If neither Conclusion I and II follows
Option 4: If both Conclusions I and II follow
Ques 8 : Statement
The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.
Conclusions.
I. Your life will be dull, if you don’t face a problem.
II. To escape from problems, you should always have some solutions with you.
Option 1: If Conclusion I follows
Option 2: If Conclusion II follows
Option 3: If neither Conclusion I nor II follows
Option 4: If both Conclusions I and II follow
Ques 9 : Statement
India’s economy is dependent mainly on forests.
Conclusions.
I. Trees should be preserved to improve the India economy.
II. India wants only maintenance of forests to improve economic conditions.
Option 1: If Conclusion I follows
Option 2: If Conclusion II follows
Option 3: If neither Conclusion I nor II follows
Option 4: If both Conclusions I and II follow
Ques 10 : Statement
This world is neither good nor evil, each man manufactures a world for himself.
Conclusions.
I. Some people find this world quite good.
II. Some people find this world quite bad.
Option 1: If Conclusion I follows
Option 2: If Conclusion II follow
Option 3: If neither Conclusion I and II follows
Option 4: If both Conclusions I and II follow
Ques 11 : Statements.
I. For the protection of Indian museums, Central Government is responsible.
II. Victoria Memorial Hall is national property.
Conclusion.
I. India museum is national property.
II. Historical property of nation is protected by the Central Government.
Option 1: Only Conclusion I follows.
Option 2: Only Conclusions II follows.
Option 3: Both Conclusions I and II follows.
Option 4: None of the Conclusions follows.
Ques 12 : Statements.
I. Leaders are human beings.
II. All human beings need rest.
Conclusion.
I. All human beings are not leaders.
II. Leaders need rest.
Option 1: Both Conclusions I and II follows
Option 2: Neither Conclusion I nor II follows
Option 3: Only Conclusion I follows
Option 4: Only Conclusion II follows
Ques 13 : Statements.
I. The constitution assures the fundamental rights.
II. Parliament has right to amend the constitution.
Conclusion.
I. Parliament included fundamental rights in the constitution.
II. Parliament did not assure the fundamental rights.
Option 1: Only Conclusion I follows
Option 2: Only Conclusion II follows
Option 3: Both Conclusions I and II follow
Option 4: None of the above
Each question given below consists of statements, followed by three or four conclusions numbered (a), (b), (c) and (d ). You have to decide which of the conclusions is/are true from the given statement. Read the statement and answer the correct conclusion below.
Ques 14 : Statement
All guilty politician were arrested Kishan and Chander were among those arrested.
Option 1: All politician are guilty
Option 2: All arrested people are politician
Option 3: Kishan and Chander were not politicians
Option 4: Kishan and Chander were quality
Ques 15 : Statement
Many business offices located in the building having two to eight floors. If a building has more than three floors, it has a left.
Option 1: All floors may be reached by lifts
Option 2: Only floors above the third floors have lifts
Option 3: the Seventh floor have no lifts
Option 4: Second floor has lifts
Ques 16 : Statement
The constitutional amendment carried out just last month prohibits the employment of child labour in any organization.
Conclusions
I. The employees must now abide by this amendment to the constitution.
II. Children below 14 yr of age will now be engaged in acquiring education.
Option 1: if only Conclusions I follows
Option 2: if only Conclusions II follows
Option 3: if either I or II follows
Option 4: if neither I or II follows
Which of the conclusions can be drawn from the statement.
Ques 17 : Statement
Many business offices located in buildings having two to eight floors. If a building has more than three floors, it has a lift.
Option 1: All floors may be reached by lifts
Option 2: Only floors above the third floor have lifts
Option 3: the Fifth floor has lifts
Option 4: Second floors do not have lifts
Ques 18 : Statement
All guilty politicians were arrested. Ranjan and Kamlesh were among those arrested.
Option 1: All politicians are guilty
Option 2: All arrested people are politicians
Option 3: Ranjan and Kamlesh were not politicians
Option 4: Ranjan and Kamlesh were guilty
Ques 19 : Statement
All the students in my class are intelligent. Kaushik is not intelligent.
Option 1: Some students are not intelligent
Option 2: Non- intelligent are not students
Option 3: kaushik is not a student of my class
Option 4: All other than Kaushik are intelligent
Ques 20 : Statements
A. karan Johar is a good director.
B. Directors are intelligent.
Option 1: All intelligent are directors
Option 2: Karan Johar is intelligent
Option 3: Both (a) and (b)
Option 4: None of these
Ques 21 : 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 followsQues 22 : 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 23 : 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 24 : 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 25 : 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 26: 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 27 : 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 28 : 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 29 : 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