Syllogism for SBI PO/Clerk 2018: 07 May

Syllogism  for SBI PO/Clerk 2018: 07 May

Syllogism  for SBI PO/Clerk 2018: 07 May

Directions (1-9): In each of the questions below are given 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. Read all the conclusions 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 II follows.
4) if neither conclusion I nor II follows.
5) if both conclusions I and II follow
1. Statements: All tables are chairs.
Some chairs are hills.
Conclusions: I. All tables being hill is a possibility.
II. Some hills are not chairs.
2. Statements: Some bats are balls.
Some bats are black.
Conclusions: I. At least some balls are black.
II. There is a possibility that all balls are black.
3. Statements: All birds are cats.
No bird is black.
Conclusions: I. At least some cats are not black.
II. All cats being birds is a possibility.
4. Statements: All trees are mountains.
All hills are mountains.
Conclusions: I. Some trees are hills.
II. All mountains are hills.
5. Statements: No car is a jeep.
Some buses are jeeps.
Conclusions: I. At least some buses are cars.
II. All jeeps are not buses.
6. Statements: All exams are tests. No test is a question.
Conclusions: I. At least some exams are questions.
II. No exam is a question.
7. Statements: No bangle is an earring. Some earrings are rings.
Conclusions: I. No ring is a bangle.
II. Some rings are definitely not earrings.
8. Statements: Some banks are colleges. All colleges are schools.
Conclusions: I. At least some banks are schools.
II. All schools are colleges.
9. Statements: All rivers are lakes. All lakes are oceans.
Conclusions: I. All rivers are oceans.
II. At least some oceans are lakes.


  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 5
  4. 4
  5. 4
  6. 2
  7. 4
  8. 1
  9. 5

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