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If the gifts are passed on, the whole purpose of the gift is defeated. Therefore, the gift should be one that is useful and at the same time it attracts you, appeals to you and you retain it.

Conclusions : 

I. If gifts are retained , their utility increases.

II. Gifts are not meant for repeated change of hands.

A) If only conclusion I follows B) If only conclusion II follows
C) If neither I nor II follows D) If both I and II follow

Answer:   B) If only conclusion II follows

Explanation:

I is not hinted at. It is an invention of the concluder's mind. II follows  because if "the whole purpose of something is defeated", it loses its meaning.

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Statement 1: Elizabeth has four children.
Statement 2: Two of the children have blue eyes and two of the children have brown eyes.
Statement 3: Half of the children are girls.


If the first three statements are facts, which of the following statements must also be a fact?

 

a. At least one girl has blue eyes.
b. Two of the children are boys.
c. The boys have brown eyes.

A) a only B) a and b
C) b only D) b and c
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) b only

Explanation:

Since half of the four children are girls, two must be boys. It is not clear which children have blue or brown eyes. So only statement (b) follows.

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If banana is apple, apple is grapes, grapes is mango, mango is nuts, nuts is guava, which of the following is a yellow fruit ?

A) Grapes B) Mango
C) Nuts D) Guava
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Nuts

Explanation:
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Artists are generally whimsical. Some of them are frustrated. Frustrated people are prone to be drug addicts.

Based on these statements which of the following conclusions is true?

A) All frustrated people are drug addicts B) Frustrated people are whimsical
C) All drug addicts are artists D) Some artists may be drug addicts
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Some artists may be drug addicts

Explanation:
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Gold demand has fallen in the first half due to rising prices and the trend is likely to continue in the second half.

Conclusions :

I. Customers are very price-sensitive

II. There will be no improvement in demand in the second half

A) If only conclusion I follows B) If only conclusion II follows
C) If neither I nor II follows D) If both I and II follow
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) If only conclusion I follows

Explanation:

Fall of demand of gold is due to rising prices. Hence, I can be concluded. II cannot be concluded from the given statement.

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Looking for a job is difficult enough, the task becomes impossible if you do not have the skill of being pleasant, polite and polished.

Conclusions :

I. A person who has social etiquetteis eligible for any job

II. Many candidates no matter how excellently  qualified are likely to fail to get the jobs they are going to try for because of their manners.

A) If only conclusion I follows B) If only conclusion II follows
C) If neither I nor II follows D) If both I and II follow
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) If only conclusion II follows

Explanation:

I does not follow because it considers the qualities expressed in the statement sufficient for the eligibility of a job. II follows obviously.

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