Reasoning Statement and Conclusions Notes for SSC CGL, CHSL & CPO

Reasoning Statement & Conclusions Notes for SSC CGL, CHSL & CPO exams. The reasoning section of the SSC CGL exam includes a few important questions from the topic Statement and Conclusion notes. This one topic is considered quite important and every year a significant number of questions are asked from this section. So, if you practice properly on this topic, you can score quite good marks in reasoning section of SSC CGL, CPO, and CHSL exam. Given below are some of the important questions from Statement and Conclusion topic that when practiced can really help students develop sound understanding about the topic.

Reasoning Statement & Conclusions Notes for SSC

1. Statements: Increase in population in addition to depleting resources is going to be the situation of many developing countries in the time to come.

Conclusions:

  • The population of countries that are developing will stop increasing in future.
  • For the governments of developing countries, it will be difficult to provide its people the decent quality of life.
  1. The only conclusion I follows
  2. Only conclusion II follows
  3. Either I or II follows
  4. Neither I nor II follows
  5. Both I and II follow

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The fact given in I is quite opposite to the statement given above. So, I cannot follow. II highlights the direct implications of the scenario as discussed in the statement. Thus, II will follow.

2. Statements:

In a one-day cricket match, the total runs that the entire team scored were 200. Out of the total runs, 160 runs scored by the spinners of the team.

Conclusions:

  • Spinners in the team consist of 80% of all players.
  • The opening batsmen of the team were spinners.
  1. The only conclusion I follows
  2. Only conclusion II follows
  3. Either I or II follows
  4. Neither I nor II follows
  5. Both I and II follow

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Based upon the statement, 80% of the team’s total runs were made by spinners. So, I do not follow. Additionally, there is no mention about opening batsmen in the statement. So, II also does not follow.

3. Statements:

Primary class school-going children in urban India watch TV on regular basis and are now more avid viewers, even in houses devoid of TV. Due to this, there has been a constant decrease in the extent of readership for the newspapers.

Conclusions:

  • A method to increase the readership for newspapers should be formulated.
  • A team of experts can also be sent to some other country to conduct a study on the impact Television on the newspaper readership.
  1. The only conclusion I follows
  2. Only conclusion II follows
  3. Either I or II follows
  4. Neither I nor II follows
  5. Both I and II follow

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The statement is based on the on the increasing number of viewers for TV and it does not focus on either increasing the number of readers for the newspapers or conducting surveys in regards to same. So, neither I nor II follows.

4. Statements:

By appointing bureaucrats as Directors of many top financial institutions, the Government has spoiled these institutes.

Conclusions:

  • The government should appoint directors of financial institutions taking into account the expertise of the person in the field of finance.
  • The appointed director of the financial institutions should be having expertise related to the financial work carried out by the institute.
  1. The only conclusion I follows
  2. Only conclusion II follows
  3. Either I or II follows
  4. Neither I nor II follows
  5. Both I and II follow

Answer: Option E

Explanation:

Based on the statement, the Government has ruined financial institutions by appointing bureaucrats as the head or directors of the institute. This implies that only such individuals should be made to appoint as the Directors who have expertise in the field of finance and who are aware of the financial working of the institute. So, both I and II follow.

5. Statements:

Women’s organizations in India have appreciated the amendment in the Industrial Employment Rules 1946 to restrain sexual harassment at the place of work.

Conclusions:

  • When compared to developed countries, sexual harassment of women at the place of work is more widespread in India.
  • Now the majority of organizations in India would stop recruiting women to avoid this issue.
  1. The only conclusion I follows
  2. Only conclusion II follows
  3. Either I or II follows
  4. Neither I nor II follows
  5. Both I and II follow

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The fact that a certain ruling has been imposed in the country, it does not guarantee that such a problem is more prevalent in the country. So, I do not follow. Additionally, the amendment has been made to discourage the sexual harassment of women at workplace and it does not seek to discourage their employment in any scenario.