Syllogism - General Intelligence & Reasoning Questions and Answers


General Intelligence & Reasoning » Syllogism

DIRECTION

Read the given statements and conclusions carefully. Assuming that the information given in the statements is true, even if it appears to be at variance with commonly known facts, decide which of the given conclusions logically follow(s) from the statements.

QUESTION

Statements:
All flowers are beautiful.
Vaidehi is beautiful.

Conclusions:
I. Vaidehi is a flower.
II. Some beautiful are flowers.

A)

Both the conclusions follow.

B)

Either conclusion I or II follows.

C)

Only conclusion II follows.

D)

Only conclusion I follows.

General Intelligence & Reasoning » Syllogism

DIRECTION

Read the given statements and conclusions carefully. Assuming that the information given in the statements is true, even if it appears to be at variance with commonly known facts, decide which of the given conclusions logically follow(s) from the statements.

QUESTION

Statements:
No pink is yellow.
No yellow is white.
All reds are yellows.

Conclusions:
I. No red is pink.
II. No red is white.
III. No white is yellow.

A)

Only conclusions I and III follow

B)

Only conclusions I and II follow

C)

Only conclusions II and III follow

D)

All the conclusions follow

General Intelligence & Reasoning » Syllogism

DIRECTION

Read the given statements and conclusions carefully. Assuming that the information given in the statements is true, even if it appears to be at variance with commonly known facts, decide which of the given conclusions logically follow(s) from the statements.

QUESTION

Statements:
Some printers are coolers.
No cooler is a telephone.
All machines are telephones.

Conclusions:
I. Some printers are machines.
II. No machine is a cooler.

A)

Only conclusion I follows

B)

Both the conclusions follow

C)

Only conclusion II follows

D)

Neither conclusion I nor II follows

General Intelligence & Reasoning » Syllogism

DIRECTION

Read the given statements and conclusions carefully. Assuming that the information given in the statements is true, even if it appears to be at variance with commonly known facts, decide which of the given conclusions logically follow(s) from the statements.

QUESTION

Statements:
All fruits are leaves.
Some mangoes are rotten.
All rotten are fruits.

Conclusions:
I. Some leaves are rotten.
II. Some mangoes are fruits.
III. All leaves are either rotten or mangoes.

A)

Only conclusion II follows

B)

Only conclusions I and II follow

C)

Only conclusions II and III follow

D)

All the conclusions follow

General Intelligence & Reasoning » Syllogism

DIRECTION

Read the given statements and conclusions carefully. Assuming that the information given in the statements is true, even if it appears to be at variance with commonly known facts, decide which of the given conclusions logically follow from the statements.

QUESTION

Statements:
1. All flowers are blue.
2. All blue are good.
3. No good is red.

Conclusions:
I. No red is a flower.
II. No red is a bus.
III. Some good are flowers.
IV. Some good are blue.

A)

Only conclusions I, II and IV follow

B)

All conclusions I, II, III and IV follow

C)

Only conclusions I and III follow

D)

Only conclusions I, III and IV follow

General Intelligence & Reasoning » Syllogism

DIRECTION

Read the given statements and conclusions carefully. Assuming that the information given in the statements is true, even if it appears to be at variance with commonly known facts, decide which of the given conclusions logically follow(s) from the statements.

QUESTION

Statements:
All bean bags are chairs.
All chairs are couches.
All couches are sofas.

Conclusions:
I. Some sofas are couches.
II. Some couches are bean bags.
III. All couches are bean bags.

A)

All conclusions I, II and III follow.

B)

Only conclusions I and II follow.

C)

Only conclusion II follows.

D)

Only conclusions II and III follow.

General Intelligence & Reasoning » Syllogism

DIRECTION

Read the given statements and conclusions carefully. Assuming that the information given in the statements is true, even if it appears to be at variance with commonly known facts, decide which of the given conclusions logically follow(s) from the statements.

QUESTION

Statements:
All employees are tax-payers.
Some employees are farmers.
Some farmers are doctors.

Conclusions:
I. No farmer is a tax-payer.
II. Some farmers are tax-payers.

A)

Only conclusion I follows.

B)

Only conclusion II follows.

C)

Either conclusion I or II follows.

D)

Both the conclusions follow.

General Intelligence & Reasoning » Syllogism

DIRECTION

Read the given statements and conclusions carefully. Assuming that the information given in the statements is true, even if it appears to be at variance with commonly known facts, decide which of the given conclusions logically follow(s) from the statements.

QUESTION

Statements:
Some pencils are pens.
All pens are papers.
All pencils are colours.

Conclusions:
I. All colours are pens.
II. Some colours are pencils.
III. Some papers are pens.

A)

Only conclusions I and II follow.

B)

All conclusions I, II and III follow.

C)

Only conclusion II follows.

D)

Only conclusions II and III follow.

General Intelligence & Reasoning » Syllogism

DIRECTION

Read the given statements and conclusions carefully. Assuming that the information given in the statements is true, even if it appears to be at variance with commonly known facts, decide which of the given conclusions logically follow(s) from the statements.

QUESTION

Statements:
No police officer is a doctor.
Some doctors are specialists.
All engineers are doctors.

Conclusions:
I. Some engineers are police officers.
II. No engineer is a police officer.
III. Some doctors are engineers.

A)

Only conclusions II and III follow.

B)

Only conclusions I and II follow.

C)

Only conclusion II follows.

D)

Either conclusion I or II and III follow(s).

General Intelligence & Reasoning » Syllogism

QUESTION

Three statements are given, followed by three conclusions numbered I, II and III. Assuming the statements to be true, even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts, decide which of the conclusions logically follow(s) from the statements.
Statements:
All shoes are boots.
All boots are heels.
Some slippers are shoes.
Conclusions:
I. All shoes are heels.
II. No slipper is a boot.
III. All shoes are slippers.

A)

Only conclusion II follows

B)

Only conclusions I and III follow

C)

Only conclusion I follows

D)

Only conclusions I and II follow

General Intelligence & Reasoning » Syllogism

DIRECTION

Three statements are given, followed by three conclusions numbered I, II and III. Assuming the statements to be true, even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts, decide which of the conclusions logically follow(s) from the statements.

QUESTION

Statements:
Some pots are boxes.
All stands are boxes.
Some cartons are stands.

Conclusions:
I. Some cartons are boxes.
II. Some cartons are pots.
III. Some pots are stands.

A)

Only conclusions I and II follow

B)

Only conclusions I and III follow

C)

Only conclusion I follows

D)

Only conclusion II follows