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Statement & Inference - Statement and Inference MCQ

Instructions:  

In each of the following questions two statements are given followed by an inference. Mark the correct inference

1:  

(a) My son is not old enough to vote.
(b) My son has handsome personality.
Inference : My son is a boy under 18 years of age.

A.

the inference is definitely true

B.

the inference is definitely false

C.

the inference is probably false or true

D.

inference can not be drawn

 
 

Option: C

Explanation :

The voting age has not beet given here.So we can not definitely say about the age of the child. We can only assess the boy on the basis of the voting age common in India and boys of this age generally have handsome personality.


2:  

(a) Either he is happy or he is poor.

(b) He is happy.

Inference : He is poor.

A.

the inference is definitely true

B.

the inference is definitely false

C.

the inference is probably false or true

D.

inference can not be drawn

 
 

Option: B

Explanation :

The correct inference is "he is not poor".


3:  

(a) I know a professor of a university.

(b) He has beard.

Inference : All the professors of the university have beard.

A.

the inference is definitely true

B.

the inference is definitely false

C.

the inference is probably false or true

D.

inference can not be drawn

 
 

Option: B

Explanation :

I know only one professor who has beard and other professors are not known to me. So the conclusion must be false. And the inference that "some professors of the university have beard" is probably false or probably true.


4:  

(a) Those who are honest are good teachers.

(b) Hard working people are honest

Inference : Hard work is the necessary quality of a good teacher.

A.

the inference is definitely true

B.

the inference is definitely false

C.

the inference is probably false or true

D.

inference can not be drawn

 
 

Option: C

Explanation :

All hard working people are honest and honest are good teachers. So hard work is the quality of a good teacher but it is not the only quality that he must have. There are other quaities needed by him to be a good teacher. It is probably not true because the criteria of necessary qualities have not been given here.


5:  

(a) L is the brother of K.

(b) K is the friend of M.

Inference : L is the friend of M.

A.

the inference is definitely true

B.

the inference is definitely false

C.

the inference is probably false or true

D.

inference can not be drawn

 
 

Option: C

Explanation :

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