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Two statements are given followed by two conclusions I and II. You have to consider the two statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. You have to decide which one of the given conclusions is definitely drawn from the given statements.

Statements
Some Indians are educated.
Educated men prefer small families.

Conclusions
I. All small families are educated.
II. Some Indians prefer small families.


A
Only I follows
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B
Only II follows
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C
Both I and II follow
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D
Neither I nor II follows
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E
Either I or II may follow
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Solution

The correct option is C Only II follows
The first statement is particular affirmative (I-type).
The second statement is universal affirmative (A- type).
Both the statements are already aligned. Thus.
Some Indians are educated.
(all) Educated men prefer small families.
We know that,
I+AI-type conclusion
Therefore, our derived conclusion would be;
Some Indians prefer small families.
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