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State whether the " Or" used in the following statements is "exclusive "or" inclusive Give reasons for your answer
(i) Sun rises or Moon sets
(ii) To apply for a driving licence you should have a ration card or a passport
(iii) All integers are positive or negative

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(i) Here "or" is exclusive because it is not possible for the Sun to rise and the moon to set together.

(ii) Here "or" is inclusive since a person should have both a ration card and a passport to apply for a driving licence.

(iii) Here "or" is exclusive because all integers cannot be both positive and negative.

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