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Syllogism Quiz for IBPS / UIICL / OICL

Syllogism Quiz for IBPS / UIICL / OICL

Direction (Q. 1-15): In each question below are given three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements, disregarding commonly known facts. Give answer
1) if only conclusion I follows.
2) if only conclusion II follows.
3) if either conclusion I or conclusion II follows.
4) if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.
5) if both conclusions I and II follow.
1. 
Statements: Some doors are windows.
All windows are beds.
Some beds are chairs.
Conclusions:
I. Some windows are chairs.
II. Some doors are beds.
2. 
Statements: All trolleys are pulleys.
Some pulleys are chains.
All chains are bells.
Conclusions:
I. Some pulleys are bells.
II. All chains are pulleys.
3.  
Statements: No television is a magazine.
Some magazines are radios.
Some radios are newspapers.
 Conclusions:
I. No newspaper is a magazine.
II. At least some newspapers are magazines.
4. 
Statements: No television is a magazine.
Some magazines are radios.
Some radios are newspapers.
 Conclusions:
I. Some radios are not magazines.
II. No radio is a magazine.
5. 
Statements: All boxes are pens.
Some boxes are jugs.
Some jugs are glasses.
Conclusions:
I. At least some glasses are boxes.
II. No glass is a box.
6. 
Statements: Some cakes are bread.
All breads are toffees.
Some toffees are sugar.
 Conclusions:
I. Some toffees are cakes.
II. All sugar being bread is a possibility.
7. 
Statements: Some cakes are bread.
All breads are toffees.
Some toffees are sugar.
 Conclusions:
I. All cakes being toffees is a possibility.
II. All breads are cakes.
8. 
Statements: No cabin is a room.
All rooms are houses.
No house is a place.
Conclusions:
I. No cabin is a house.
II. Some houses are cabins.
9.  
Statements: No cabin is a room.
All rooms are houses.
No house is a place.
Conclusions:
I. Some houses are definitely not cabins.
II. No house is a room.
10. 
Statements: All ribbons are mats.
Some mats are ropes.
No rope is a thread.
Conclusions:
I. All ribbons are ropes.
II. No thread is a rope.
11. 
Statements: Some schools are colleges.
Some colleges are hostels.
No hostel is an institute.
Conclusions:
I. All institutes being colleges is a possibility.
II. No institute is a hostel.
12. 
Statements: All nails are hammers.
All hammers are needles.
Some needles are threads.
Conclusions:
I. At least some threads are hammers.
II. All hammers being nails is a possibility.
13. 
Statements: Some stones are shells.
All shells are boxes.
All boxes are pearls.
Conclusions:
I. Some shells are pearls.
II. Some stones are boxes.
14. 
Statements: All chains are bangles.
Some bangles are pendants.
No pendant is a ring.
Conclusions:
I. Some chains are pendants.
II. No chain is a bangle.
15. 
Statements: All chains are bangles.
Some bangles are pendants.
No pendant is a ring.
 Conclusions:
I. Some rings being pendants is a possibility.
II. Some bangles are chains.

Answers:

  1. 2
  2. 1
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 3
  6. 5
  7. 1
  8. 3
  9. 1
  10. 2
  11. 5
  12. 2
  13. 5
  14. 4
  15. 2
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