Reasoning Quiz for Bank Exams on Syllogism (02 - 02 - 2017)

Reasoning Quiz for Bank Exams on Syllogism (02 - 02 - 2017)

Directions (1 – 5): In each question below are three statements followed by two conclusions I, and II. You have to take the three given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the three given statements disregarding commonly known facts.
1. Statements:
No factory is an industries.
All workshops are industries.
Some plants are workshops.
Conclusions:
I. No workshop is a factory.
II. At least some plants are industries.
(1) Only conclusion I is true
(2) Neither conclusion I nor II is true
(3) Only conclusion II is true
(4) Both conclusion I and II are true
(5) Either conclusion I or II is true
2. Statements:
Some sands are particles.
Some particles are glasses.
Conclusions:
I. Some glasses are definitely not particles.
II. Some glasses being sands is a possibility.
(1) Only conclusion I is true
(2) Both conclusions I and II are true
(3) Either conclusion I or II is true
(4) Neither conclusion I nor II is true
(5) Only conclusion II is true
3. Statements:
Some movies are films.
No film is a show.
All shows are picture.
Conclusions:
I. At least some pictures are films.
II. No show is a movie.
(1) Both Conclusions I and II are true
(2) Only conclusion II is true
(3) Only conclusion I is true
(4) Neither conclusion I nor II is true
(5) Either conclusion I or II is true
(4 – 5): Statements:
Some actors are singers.
All singers are dancers.
Some dancers are players.
4. Conclusions:
I. All actors being dancers is a possibility.
II. All dancers are singers.
(1) Either conclusion I or II is true
(2) Both conclusions I and II are true
(3) Only conclusion II is true
(4) Neither conclusion I nor II is true
(5) Only conclusion I is true
5. Conclusions:
I. At least some dancers are actors.
II. No player is an actor.
(1) Only conclusion II is true
(2) Only conclusion I is true
(3) Either conclusion I or II is true
(4) Neither conclusion I nor II is true
(5) Both conclusions I and II are true
Directions (6 – 10): In each group of questions below are two conclusions followed by five set of statements. You have to choose the correct set of statements that logically satisfies given conclusions. Given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts.
6. Conclusions:
Some grapes are fruit is a possibility.
Some apples are not mangoes
Statements:
Statements – 1: All fruits are oranges. All oranges are apples. No orange is mango. No grape is apple.
Statements – 2: Some fruits are oranges. All oranges are apples. Some orange are mango. No grape is apple.
Statements – 3: All fruits are oranges. All oranges are apples. No orange is mango. All grapes are apples
Statements – 4: All fruits are oranges. All oranges are apples. No grape is a fruit. Some grapes are Mangoes
Statements – 5: Some fruits are oranges. All oranges are apples. No orange is mango. Some grapes are Mangoes
(1) Only Statements – 1 and 2
(2) Only Statements – 2 and 3
(3) Only Statements – 3 and 5
(4) Only Statements – 4 and 5
(5) Only Statements – 5
7. Conclusions:
Some cars are vans
At least some buses are cycles
Statements:
Statements – 1: Some cycles are buss. Some buses are vans.Some vans are cars
Statements – 2: Some cycles are vans. Some vans are bus. Some buses are cars
Statements – 3: All cycles are buss. Some buses are vans. No van is car
Statements – 4: All cycles are buss. All buses are vans. No vans are car
Statements – 5: Some cycles are buss. Some buses are vans. No van is car
(1) Only Statements – 1
(2) Only Statements – 2 and 3
(3) Only Statements – 3
(4) Only Statements – 4 and 5
(5) Only Statements – 5
8. Conclusions:
At least some reds being blue is a possibility.
Some yellows are reds.
Statements:
Statements – 1: All Reds are Yellows. All reds are blacks. No red is a blue.
Statements – 2: All Reds are Yellows. All Yellows are blacks. No black is a blue.
Statements – 3: Some Reds are Yellows. Some reds are blacks. No red is a blue.
Statements – 4: Some Reds are Yellows. All Yellows are blacks. No red is a blue.
Statements – 5: All Reds are Yellows. Some reds are blacks. No black is a blue.
(1) Only Statements – 1
(2) Both Statements – 2 and 4
(3) Only Statements – 3
(4) Both Statements – 3 and 5
(5) Only Statements – 5
9. Conclusions:
Some bags are being shirts is a possibility
Some pants are being bags is a possibility
Statements:
Statements – 1: All shirts are ties; Some bags are ties. No pant is bag
Statements – 2: All shirts are ties; No bag is tie. All pants are shirts
Statements – 3: Some shirts are ties; Some bags are ties. No pant is bag
Statements – 4: Some shirts are ties; Some bags are ties. No pant is bag
Statements – 5: Some shirts are ties; Some bags are ties. All pants are shirts
(1) Only Statements – 1
(2) Both Statements – 2 and 4
(3) Only Statements – 3
(4) Both Statements – 3 and 5
(5) Only Statements – 5
10. Conclusions:
No car is a bike
All bikes being vans is a possibility
Statements:
Statements – 1: All scooters are bikes. No bike is a moped. All cars are bikes. All mopeds are vans.
Statements – 2: Some scooters are bikes. No bike is anvan. All cars are mopeds. All mopeds are vans.
Statements – 3: Some scooters are bikes. No bike is a moped. All cars are bikes. All mopeds are vans.
Statements – 4: All scooters are bikes. No bike is anvan. All cars are mopeds. All mopeds are vans.
Statements – 5: All scooters are bikes. No bike is a moped. All cars are mopeds. All mopeds are vans.
(1) Only Statements – 1
(2) Both Statements – 2 and 4
(3) Only Statements – 3
(4) Both Statements – 3 and 5
(5) Only Statements – 5
Solutions:
1. (4)

2. (5)

3. (4)

(4 - 5):

4. (5)
5. (2)
6. (3)

7. (1)

8. (5)

9. (5)

10. (5)