Reasoning: Syllogism Questions Set 19

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Direction (1-5): Each option contains some statements. Determine from which statements the given two conclusions follow.

  1. Conclusions:
    I. All red being blue is a possibility
    II. Some blue are not yellow
    Statements:
    A) Some blue is green. All green is yellow. No yellow is red
    B) No blue is green. Some green is yellow. Some green is red
    C) All red is green. No green is blue. Some green is yellow
    D) No yellow is green. Some green is blue. No green is red
    E) None is correct
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    Option D
    Explanation
    :
    In D) For I. Reverse of Some green is blue + No green is red = Some blue is green + No green is red => Some + No= Some not= Some blue is not red=> All red being blue is a possibility is true.
    For II. No yellow is green. Some green is blue. => No + Some= Some not reversed=> Some blue are not yellow
  2. Conclusions:
    I. Some Scan are Pay
    II. No buy is Now
    Statements:
    A) All scan are buy. All buy are pay. Some pay is now
    B) All buy is pay. No pay is now. All now is scan
    C) All scan is buy. Some buy are pay. All pay is now
    D) Some scan are buy. All buy is pay. No pay is now
    E) None is correct
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    Option D
    Explanation
    :
    In D) For I. Some scan are buy. All buy is pay => Some+ All= Some=> Some scan are pay.
    For II. All buy is pay. No pay is now => All+ No = No=> No buy is now
  3. Conclusions:
    I. Some flower are not court
    II. All rose are food
    Statements:
    A) Some flower are food. No food is court. All court is rose
    B) All rose are flower. All flower are food. No food is court.
    C) All food is flower. All flower is rose. No rose is court.
    D) No court is rose. All rose is flower. Some flower is food
    E) None is correct
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    Option B
    Explanation
    :
    In B) For I. All flower are food. No food is court. => All+ No= No flower is court=> Some flower are not court is true
    For II. All rose are flower. All flower are food.=> All+ All= All=> All rose are food
  4. Conclusions:
    I. Some bag are back
    II. No pack is travel
    Statements:
    A) No pack is bag. Some bag are travel. All travel is bag
    B) All travel is bag. No bag is pack. All pack is back
    C) Some bag are pack. All pack is back. No back is travel
    D) Some pack are bag. No bag is travel. All travel is back
    E) None is correct
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    Option C
    Explanation
    :
    In C) For I. Some bag are pack. All pack is back=> Some + All = Some=> Some bag are back
    For II. All pack is back. No back is travel  => All+No= No=> No pack is travel
  5. Conclusions:
    I. Some dogs are rat is a possibility
    II. No rat is lion
    Statements:
    A) Some dogs are cat. No cat is rat. All lion is cat
    B) Some rat is cat. No cat is dogs. All dogs is lion
    C) No lion is cat. All cat is rat. Some cat are dogs
    D) Some dogs are lion. Some lion are rat. All rat are cat.
    E) None is correct
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    Option A
    Explanation
    :
    In A) For I. Some dogs are cat. No cat is rat.=> Some+ No= Some Not=> Some dogs are not rat => Some dogs are rat is a possibility
    For II. All lion is cat. No cat is rat.=> All + No => No lion is rat => No rat is lion

Direction (6-10): In the following question, a set of four statements is followed by five conclusions, one of which DEFINITELY DOES NOT FOLLOW (or is not a possibility of occurrence). Choose that conclusion as the answer.

  1. Statements:
    Some red are green
    All green are blue
    No blue is yellow
    All yellow is black

    A) All red is blue
    B) Some black are not blue
    C) Some yellow is green
    D) Some black is yellow
    E) All blue being black is a possibility
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : For C) we have All green are blue + No blue is yellow=> No green is yellow. Some C) is false
  2. Statements:
    All scan are pay
    No pay is buy
    Some buy is now
    No now is today

    A) Some scan are not buy
    B) All pay being now is a possibility
    C) All buy being today is a possibility
    D) Some today are not now
    E) Some now are buy
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : For C) Some buy is now+ No now is today => Some buy is not today => Hence all being cannot be today. So C) is false
  3. Statements:
    No flower is rose
    All rose is food
    No food is court
    Some court are law

    A) All flower being food is a possibility
    B) All food being rose is a possibility
    C) No court is rose
    D) All law is food
    E) No rose is flower
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : For D) No food is court + Some court are law => No + Some = Some not reversed=> Some law is not food => hence all law can never be food
  4. Statements:
    Some bag is back
    All back is pack
    All pack is travel
    No travel is journey

    A) Some bag are not pack
    B) Some pack is journey
    C) No journey is travel
    D) Some back is travel
    E) Some journey are not pack
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : For B) All pack is travel + No travel is journey => All + No = No => No pack is journey , So Some pack is journey is not possible
  5. Statements:
    All dog is cat
    All cat is rat
    No rat is lion
    All lion is tiger

    A) Some tiger are not rat
    B) No rat is dog
    C) Some cat are not lion
    D) All rat being tiger is a possibility
    E) No lion is dog
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : For B) All dog is cat + All cat is rat => All dog is rat => Some rat is dog => Hence No rat is dog is not a possibility.

 

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