Reasoning: Syllogism Questions Set 27

Directions: In each of the questions below, statements are given followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions follow from the given statements.

  1. Statements: All lions are dogs. All dogs are rat. No lions are tiger. Some cats are dogs
    Conclusions: 
    I. All tigers can never be dogs. 
    II. Some cats can be lions.
    A) only I follows
    B) only II follows
    C) either I or II follows
    D) neither I nor II follow
    E) both I and II follow
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    Option B
    There is a possibility that – All tigers are dogs, so I is false.
    There is a possibility that – Some cats are lions, so it is true that some cats can be lions
  2. Statements: Some red are blue. All yellow are blue. No orange is blue. All orange are pink.
    Conclusions:
    I. All pink can be red.
    II. Some yellow can be orange 
    A) only I follows
    B) only II follows
    C) either I or II follows
    D) neither I nor II follow
    E) both I and II follow
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    Option A
    There is a possibility that – All pink are red, so I follows.
    All yellow are blue and no blue is orange so no yellow is orange, hence II is false.
  3. Statements: All orange are green. No blue is green. All green are red. Some pink are blue. 
    Conclusions:
    I. All orange are pink is a possibility. 
    II. Some red can be blue. 
    A) neither I nor II follow
    B) only I follows
    C) either I or II follows
    D) only II follows
    E) both I and II follow
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    Option E
    I is true.
    There is a possibility that – Some red are blue so II follows.
  4. Statements: All monkey are rat. Some rat are lion. No lion is a dog. All tigers are dogs. 
    Conclusions:
    I. All monkey can never be tigers. 
    II. All rats can never be dogs. 
    A) only I follows
    B) only II follows
    C) either I or II follows
    D) neither I nor II follow
    E) both I and II follow
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    Option B
    There is a possibility that – All monkeys are tigers, so I does not follow.
    There is not a possibility that – All rats are dogs. So II follows.
  5. Statements: No dollar is yen. Some yen are franc. All rupee are dollar. All peso are yen. 
    Conclusions:
    I. Some rupee can be peso
    II. All franc can never be rupee. 
    A) only I follows
    B) only II follows
    C) either I or II follows
    D) neither I nor II follow
    E) both I and II follow
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    Option B
    There is not a possibility that – Some rupee are peso, so I does not follow. No rupee is peso
    There is not a possibility that – All franc are rupee, so I follows. Some franc can be rupee but not all franc can be rupee.
  6. Statements: All pen are eraser. All eraser are pencil. Some eraser are scale. No pencil is sharpener. 
    Conclusions:
    I. All sharpeners being scales is a possibility
    II. All pens can never be sharpeners. 
    A) only I follows
    B) only II follows
    C) either I or II follows
    D) neither I nor II follow
    E) both I and II follow
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    Option E
    I follows.
    There is not a possibility that – All pens are sharpeners, so II follows.
  7. Statements: No table is bench. All bench are chair. Some chair are huts. Some houses are tables.
    Conclusions:
    I. Some huts can be houses 
    II. All tables can be chairs
    A) only I follows
    B) only II follows
    C) either I or II follows
    D) neither I nor II follow
    E) both I and II follow
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    Option E
    There is a possibility that – Some huts are houses, So I follows
    There is a possibility that – All tables are chairs, so II also follows.
  8. Statements: Some image are picture. Some picture are photo. Some photo are clip. No picture is painting
    Conclusions:
    I. All image can never be paintings
    II. All clips can never be paintings.
    A) only I follows
    B) only II follows
    C) either I or II follows
    D) neither I nor II follow
    E) both I and II follow
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    Option A
    No painting is picture. Some image are picture. So there is not a possibility that – All image are paintings, so I follows.
    There is a possibility that – All clips are paintings, so II does not follow.  
  9. Statements: All apple are grapes. Some apple are mango. No mango is banana. All banana are guauas.
    Conclusion:
    I. Some grapes can be bananas 
    II. All apples can never be guauas.
    A) only I follows
    B) only II follows
    C) either I or II follows
    D) neither I nor II follow
    E) both I and II follow
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    Option A
    There is a possibility that – Some grapes are banana, so I follows.
    There is a possibility that – All apples are guauas, so II does not follow.
  10. Statements: All png are bmp. Some bmp are jpg. All gif are jpg. No bmp is doc.
    Conclusions:
    I. All jpg can be doc.
    II. Some doc can be png.
    A) only I follows
    B) only II follows
    C) either I or II follows
    D) neither I nor II follow
    E) both I and II follow
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    Option D
    There is not a possibility that – All jpg are doc, so I does not follow
    There is not a possibility that – Some doc are png, so II also does not follow.

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14 Thoughts to “Reasoning: Syllogism Questions Set 27”

  1. Swapnil Srivastava

    Qstn 8?

  2. Sachin shukla( Banker 2018)

    ty

  3. Pawan

    please explain the conclusion 1 of ques no.1 , I think it should follow

  4. Ranvir Kumar

    All answers are posted correct.nyc questions
    Ty mam

  5. Navyaaaa

    10 🙂 easy tha kr diya.
    possibility wale mai 1 sec k liye sochna pdta h
    jo bol r wo shi h ya
    jo hum soch r wo shi h
    ya dono ek hi bat hai.. khikhihi

  6. the walking dead

    10-10:)

  7. Priyanka Khandelwal

    mam i have a doubt in question nm. 8 .. there is no possibility that all clips are paintings… plz explain this

    1. All image can never be paintings
      means
      Some image can be paintings, but not all

      So when there is not a possibility that all clips are paintings. – then conclusion follows na

      1. Priyanka Khandelwal

        Aa gya smj…ty..
        Maam
        ..

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