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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:   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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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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The food processing industry was touted to be a sunrise industry for India some years ago and, on the face of it , there was little reason to doubt that

Conclusions: 

I. India has an advantage in food processing because of the varied agro-climatic conditions and availabilty of raw materials.

II. Food processing is one of the basic industries which suports our lives.

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: C) If neither I nor II follows

Explanation:

Which factors influence the food processing industry cannot be determined from the statement. Hence I does not follow. II does not follow because the statement doesn't give any clue about the industry's centrality to our lives.

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As per the National Forestry Report, 1998 , India must retain a true cover of 33 per cent as against the 19 per cent at present . A budgetary allocation of Rs 850 crore is just a drop in the ocean.

Conclusions:

I. The forest coverage in a country should be in proportion to its popullation 

II. Inadequate budgetary allocation comes in the way of enhancing the forest coverage.

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:

The relation of forest to population can't be derived from the statement. Hence I does not follow. From the second sentence and from the tone of the statement II can be derived. Hence follows.

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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 & Explanation 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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Some envelops are gums. Some gums are seals. Some seals are adhesives.

Conclusions:

1. Some envelops are seals

2. Some gums are adhesives

3. Some adhesives are seals

4. Some adhesives are gums

A) Only 3 B) Only 1
C) Only 2 D) Only 4
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Only 3

Explanation:
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