Statement: the Librarian Finds Some Cases in Which the Pages from Certain Books Issued from the Library, Are Torn. Courses of Action: the Librarian Should Keep a Record of Books Issued - Logical Reasoning


In the following question, a statement is followed by two courses of action numbered I and II. Assume everything in the statement to be true. Decide which of the suggested courses of action logically follow(s) for pursuing.

Statement: The Librarian finds some cases in which the pages from certain books issued from the library, are torn.

Courses of Action:

  1. The Librarian should keep a record of books issued to each student, and if the pages are found torn, strict measures should be taken against the child who had been issued that book.
  2. Some funds should be collected from the children collectively to renovate the library.


  • If the only course of action I follow

  • If neither course of action I nor II follows

  • If only course of action II follows

  • If both courses of action I and II follow



If the only course of action I follow

Finding out students responsible for the damage is important - not only for charging them for the damages but also for disallowing them to use the library if the action repeats.ii is not relevant course of action because it does not arise out of the cause specified in the statement.

Concept: Statement and Action (Entrance Exam)
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