Direction: Read the following statements carefully and based on the statements, pick up the conclusions that will follow the statement.
Chairs that have cushions on them are comfortable. Studies show that the persons who always use comfortable chairs do not have cervical issues.
- All the persons who do not have a cushioned chair will have cervical issues.
- All persons with cervical issues do not have cushioned chairs.
Which of the following option is correct based on the statement and conclusions?
Correct Answer : b ) Only conclusion II followsExplanation :
Conclusion I do not follow as it is not inferred from the statement that persons who do not have cushioned chairs must have cervical issues.
While the conclusion ‘All persons with cervical issues do not have cushioned chairs’ will be correct as it can be inferred directly from the statement that the persons who always use comfortable chairs do not have cervical issues and vice versa who have cervical issues do not use a comfortable chair.
Hence, (b) is the correct answer.
Such type of question is asked in various exams like SSC CGL, SSC MTS, SSC CPO, SSC CHSL, RRB JE, RRB NTPC, RRB GROUP D, RRB OFFICER SCALE-I, IBPS PO, IBPS SO, RRB Office Assistant, IBPS Clerk, RBI Assistant, IBPS RRB OFFICER SCALE 2&3, etc.