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Statement: “Where There is a Cloud, There is a Rain.” Which of the Following Statements, If True, Would Show that the Above Statement is False? - Logical Reasoning

MCQ

The following question comprise of one or more statement. Answer the question on the basis of the given statement. Accept the factual assumptions required by the question, even if you believe that the statement is false.

Statement: “Where there is a cloud, there is rain.”

Which of the following statements, if true, would show that the above statement is false?

Options

  • Sometimes there is cloud, but there is no rain

  • Sometimes there is rain, but there is no cloud.

  • There is no rain where there is no cloud.

  • None of the above

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Solution

Sometimes there is cloud, but there is no rain

Explanation:

The statement is ‘if A then B’ type. It says that whenever there is a cloud (cause), there is rain (effect). 'Sometimes there is cloud, but there is no rain' makes the statement false. It says that there are times when clouds (causes) are not followed by rain (effect).

Concept: Critical Reasoning (Entrance Exam)
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