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# Reasoning: Syllogism & Puzzles for SBI Clerk & Other Bank Exams

Directions (1-5): In each question below are given three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I & II. You have to take the three given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements, disregarding commonly known fact.

1. Statements: All problems are solutions. No solutions are questions. All questions are answers.
Conclusions: I. Some questions are not problems. II. All solutions are questions.

a) Only I follows

b)Only II follows

c)Either I or II follows

d) Both I and II follows

e)None follows

2. Statements: Some cows are blue. All Blue are sky. No sky is pink.
Conclusions: I. Some sky are not blue. II. All pink being blue is a possibility.

a)None of these

b)Only I follows

c)Only II follows

d) Either I or II follows

e)Neither I or II follows

3. Statements: Some tigers are jackal. No lions are tigers. Some dogs are lions.
Conclusions: I. All jackal being tiger is a possibility. II. No jackal are dog.

a) Only II follows

b)Only I follows

c)None follows

d) Either I or II follows

e)Both I and II follows

4. Statements: All Geetas are Bibels. No Bibels are Korans. All Korans are Books.
Conclusions: I. Some Korans are geeta. II. All Books are Bibels.

a)None follows

b)either I or II follows

c)Only I follows

d)Only II follows

e)Neither I nor II follows

5. Statements: No bulls are oxs. All cows are bulls. Some calfs are cow.
Conclusions: I. Some oxs are not calfs. II. Some bulls being cows is a possibility.

a) Only I follows

b)Only II follows

c)None follows

d) Both I and II follows

e)Either I or II follows

Q.(6-10) Study the following information carefully and answer the question given below:

B, C, D, E, F and G are six friends living on different floors in the same building having six floors numbered one to six.The ground floor is numbered one, the floor above it is numbered two and so on.All of them have Cars of different Colours via– Brown, Black, Orange, Green, Blue and Red but not necessarily in the same order.

B and E live on the even number floor, and the colour of their Cars is Green and Red respectively. Three persons live on the floor between E and G. The one who lives on the first floor has brown colour Cars. The floor which B lives is below the floor on which E lives. The Car of the 5th floor is blue colour. The colour of F’s Car is Orange. D does not live immediate below of E’s floor.

6. Who amongst the following lives on the 4th floor?

a) Either B or C

b) D

c) B

d) Either C or D

e) None of these

7. Which of the following combination is true?

a) E – Fourth – Green

b) F – Third – Orange

c) D – Fifth – Brown

d) B – Fourth – Black

e) None of these

8. Which colour Cars is between blue car and black car?

a) Red and Orange

b) Brown and Green

c) Red

d) Brown

e) Green and Orange

9. On which of the following floor does C live?

a) Second

b) Third

c) Fourth

d) Fifth

e) Sixth

10.Which of the following statement is true with respect to D?

a) D lives on first floor

b) D lives on even floor

c) The colour of D’s Car is black

d) D lives immediate below of C

e) All are true