# Reasoning Syllogism (New Pattern) for SBI PO

Reasoning Syllogism (New Pattern) for SBI PO
Directions (1 – 5): In the following questions, certain conclusions are given and five statements are given as 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5. Find out from which statement the following conclusions can be drawn.
1. Conclusion: No snake is reptile; some reptiles are animal.
Statements:
a) Some reptiles are snake; no snake is animal; some animal are birds.
b) Some snakes are reptiles; all reptiles are animal; no snake is a bird.
c) No reptile is an animal; no animal is a snake; all snakes are birds.
d) No snake is a bird; all reptiles are birds; some animal are reptile.
e) All reptiles are animal; all animal are snake; all snakes are birds.
2. Conclusion: Some silver are platinum. Some diamonds are silver.

Statements:
a) All silver are gold. Some gold are diamond. No diamond is platinum.
b) All silvers are diamond. No gold is silver. Some diamond is platinum.
c) Some silvers are gold. All gold are diamond. All diamond is platinum.
d) All silvers are gold. No gold is diamond. All diamond is platinum
e) All platinum are silver. Some gold is silver. No gold is diamond.
3. Conclusion: buildings are definitely not houses; all houses are gates.
Statements:
a) Some houses are gates; all gates are buildings; no road is a house.
d) Some houses are buildings; all buildings are gates; some gates are definitely not road.
e) Some houses are definitely not buildings; all houses are roads; some buildings are gates.
4. Conclusion: some bags are definitely not tables; some bags are pens.
Statements:
a) No table is a pencil; some pencils are bags; all pens are bags.
b) All tables are bags; no bag is a pen; all pens are pencils.
c) All pens are tables; no table is a bag; all bags are pencils.
d) All bags are tables; all tables are pens; all pens are pencils.
e) No table is a pencil; all bags are tables; all pens are pencils.
5. Conclusion: all dogs are cats; no cat is a lion.
Statements:
a) All dogs are lions; no lion is a cat; all cats are leopards.
b) No leopard is a lion; all cats are leopards; all dogs are lions.
c) All dogs are leopards; all leopards are cats; no lion is a cat.
d) No cat is a leopard; all dogs are leopards; some lions are cats.
e) All lions are leopards; all leopards are dogs; no dog is a cat.
Directions (6 – 10): Each of the following questions consists of six statements followed by options consisting of three statements put together in a specific order. Choose the options that indicates a combination where the third statement can be logically deduced from the first two statements and that option will be your answer.
6. i. Some X is Y. ii. All Y is Z. iii. No Z is W iv.Some W are Y v. All Y are T. vi. Some T are X.
a) [ii, iii, iv]
b) [vi, i, v]
c) [iv, ii, iii]
d) [iv, iii, ii]
e) None is correct
7. i. Some A is B. ii. Some C is D. iii. No D is E. iv. Some Y is A.  v. Some E is A. vi. All B is Y.
a) [i, v, iii]
b) [v, iv, vi]
c) [i, vi, iv]
d)[iv, vi, i]
e) None is correct
Directions (8 – 10): In the questions below are given two conclusions followed by five set of statements. You have to choose the correct set of statements that logically satisfies given conclusions either definitely or possibly. Assume the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts.
8. Conclusions: Some air is system. Some road is control.
Statements:
(a)All air is control. Some control is system. All system is idea. Some idea is traffic. All traffic is road.
(b)All air is road. Some air is traffic. All traffic is control. All control is system. Some system is idea.
(c)Some air is road. All road is idea. Some idea is traffic. All traffic is system. All system is control.
(d) All air is traffic. Some traffic is control. All control is system. Some system is idea. All idea is road.
(e) None of these.
9. Conclusions: Some man is not doll. Some toy is man.
Statements:
(a)All toy is boy. Some boy is child. No child is man. All man is girl. All girl is doll.
(b)Some toy is man. All man is doll. No doll is girl. All boy is girl. Some girl is child.
(c)Some toy is child. All child is man. Some man is girl. No girl is doll. All boy is doll.
(d)Some toy is girl. All girl is doll. No doll is child. All boy is child. Some child is man.
(e) None of these.
10. Conclusions: Some red is white. Some yellow is red.
Statements:
(a)All white is black. All black is red. Some red is violet. All violet is yellow. Some yellow is green.
(b)All white is violet. Some violet is red. All red is black. Some black is yellow. All yellow is green.
(c)All white is green. Some green is red. All red is black. Some black is violet. All violet is yellow.
(d) All white is yellow. Some yellow is red. All red is black. Some black is violet. All violet is green.
(e) None of these.
Solutions:
1. D)

2. C)

3. C)

4. A)

5. C)

6. E) There is no option in which third statement is conclusion of first two statements. So option (e) None of these is correct.
7. C) We can conclude the third statement (iv) from the first two statements (i, vi).

8. B)

9. C)

10. A)