07th January, 2017 (CSAT)


1. Examine the following statement

Monitoring has become an integral part in the planning of social development programmes. It is recommended that Management Information System be developed for all programmes. This is likely to give a feedback on the performance of the functionaries and the efficacy with which services are being delivered.

Two conclusions numbered I and II, are given below. You have to assume everything in the statement to be true, then consider the two conclusions together and decide which of them logically follows beyond a reasonable doubt from the information given in the statement.


I. All are social development programmes should be evaluated.

II. There is a need to monitor the performance of workers.

(a) Only conclusion I follows

(b) Only conclusion II follows

(c) Either I or II follows

(d) Both I and II follow


2. While presenting a stage show recently, the famous actor declared that he has a practice or either taking full payment or none for his stage shows. Consclusions :

I. The actor has taken full payment for his recent stage show

II. The actor did not take any money for his recent stage show.

(a) If only conclusion I follows

(b) If only conclusion II follows

(c) If either I or II follows

(d) If neither I nor II follows

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