Deriving conclusions from Passage

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Study the following passage carefully and answer the questions.

There is more bad news on food front. It now appears certain that there will bea shortfall of about 9 million tonnes

 in the food production in the current kharif season, which in turn means five million tonnes less than the production 

achieved in the last kharif season. However, rice procurement may only be partially affected since West Bengal 

and Andhra Pradesh have had sufficient rainfall while Punjab, the mtyor contributor to the central pool is less 

dependent on rainfall. Still, the overall availability of rice may go down by more than four million tonnes. There may

 be worst news ahead.

  • Rice is mainly produced in kharif season.

A. Definitely true
B. Probably false
C. Definitely false
D. Data inadequate
E. Probably true

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Study the following passage carefully and answer the questions.

There is more bad news on food front. It now appears certain that there will bea shortfall of about 9 million tonnes

 in the food production in the current kharif season, which in turn means five million tonnes less than the production 

achieved in the last kharif season. However, rice procurement may only be partially affected since West Bengal 

and Andhra Pradesh have had sufficient rainfall while Punjab, the mtyor contributor to the central pool is less 

dependent on rainfall. Still, the overall availability of rice may go down by more than four million tonnes. There may

 be worst news ahead.

  • The procurement price of rice will increase this year.

A. Data inadequate
B. Definitely true
C. Probably true
D. Definitely false
E. Probably false

8

Study the following passage carefully and answer the questions.

There is more bad news on food front. It now appears certain that there will bea shortfall of about 9 million tonnes

 in the food production in the current kharif season, which in turn means five million tonnes less than the production 

achieved in the last kharif season. However, rice procurement may only be partially affected since West Bengal 

and Andhra Pradesh have had sufficient rainfall while Punjab, the mtyor contributor to the central pool is less 

dependent on rainfall. Still, the overall availability of rice may go down by more than four million tonnes. There may

 be worst news ahead.

  • There is no canal water facility in West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh,

A. Definitely false
B. Probably false
C. Data inadequate
D. Probably true
E. Definitely true

9

Study the following passage carefully and answer the questions.

Indian granite industry is in peril in the absence of a uniform policy from the State Governments, despite the 

thrust given by liberalisation policies of the Union Government in the last two years. Compared to the remark-

-able progress in the field during the last three years, the absence of matching policies by State Governments 

had put granite quarry owners and others involved in the industry on the verge of collapse in the international 

market. The policies differed from state to state, had created problems as far as loyalty, dead rent and duration

of lease were concerned.

  • Till three years ago. granite production in India was not profitable,

A. Data inadequate
B. Probably true
C. Definitely false
D. Probably false
E. Definitely true

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Study the following passage carefully and answer the questions.

Indian granite industry is in peril in the absence of a uniform policy from the State Governments, despite the 

thrust given by liberalisation policies of the Union Government in the last two years. Compared to the remark-

-able progress in the field during the last three years, the absence of matching policies by State Governments 

had put granite quarry owners and others involved in the industry on the verge of collapse in the international 

market. The policies differed from state to state, had created problems as far as loyalty, dead rent and duration

of lease were concerned.

  • Each state having granite quarry has set up its own rules which are contrary to the interest of the industry.

A. Probably true
B. Data inadequate
C. Probably false
D. Definitely false
E. Definitely true