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Reasoning: Syllogism Questions For Syndicate Bank, Canara Bank & Upcoming Bank Exams

Directions (1-5): In the question given below three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II are given. You have to take the 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 facts. Give your answer.

1. Statements:
Some mango are pineapple.
All pineapples are apple.
Some grapes are apple.

Conclusions:
I. All grapes being pineapple is a possibility.
II. Some grapes are mango.

a. If only conclusion I follows.
b. If only conclusion II follows.
c. If either conclusion I or conclusion II follows.
d. If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.
e. If both conclusion I and II follow

2. Statements:
All trucks are car.
All bikes are trains.
Some cars are train.

Conclusions:
I. Some trucks are not trains.
II. All trucks being bikes is a possibility.

a. If only conclusion I follows.
b. If only conclusion II follows.
c. If either conclusion I or conclusion II follows.
d. If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.
e. If both conclusion I and II follow.

3. Statements:
No birds is a animal.
Some insects are birds.
All fishes are animals.

Conclusions:
I. No insect is a fish.
II. Some insect are fishes.

a. If only conclusion I follows.
b. If only conclusion II follows.
c. If either conclusion I or conclusion II follows.
d. If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.
e. If both conclusion I and II follow.

4. Statements:
Some printer are not scanner.
Some scanners are monitor.
All keyboards are monitor.

Conclusions:
I. Some keyboards are printer.
II. Printer who are not scanner being keyboardas well as monitor is a possibility.

a. If only conclusion I follows.
b. If only conclusion II follows.
c. If either conclusion I or conclusion II follows.
d. If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.
e. If both conclusion I and II follow.

5. Statements:
Some printer are not scanner.
Some scanner are monitor.
All keyboard are monitor.

Conclusions:
I. All monitor being printeris a possibility.
II. Some scanner and monitor not being keyboard is a possibility.

a. If only conclusion I follows.
b. If only conclusion II follows.
c. If either conclusion I or conclusion II follows.
d. If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.
e. If both conclusion I and II follow.

Direction (6-10): The question below has statements followed by four conclusions numbered I, II, III and IV. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.

6. Statements:
All roses are jasmines.
Most jasmines are marigold.
No marigold is a sunflower.
All sunflowers are lotus.

Conclusions:
I. Some sunflowers are jasmines.
II. Some roses are marigold.
III. No rose is an marigold.
IV. Some marigolds are sunflowers.

a. Only conclusion IV follows.
b. Only conclusion I follows.
c. Either conclusions I or II follows
d. Only conclusion II follows.
e. Either conclusion II or III follows

7. Statements:
Some charts are not dairies.
Some dairies are sheets.
No sheet is a wallet.
Few wallets are paintings.

Conclusions:
I. Some sheets are dairies.
II. Some dairies are not charts.
III. No wallet is a sheet.
IV. No sheet is a chart.

a. Only conclusion IV follow.
b. Only conclusion I follow.
c. Both conclusions I and III follow.
d. Only conclusion II follows.
e. Either conclusion II or III follows.

8. Statements:
Some sheets are paintings.
All charts are paintings.
All paintings are dairies.
All dairies are wallets.

Conclusions:
I. Some charts are not dairies.
II. No painting is a wallet.
III. Some charts are sheets.
IV. Some sheets are dairies.

a. Only conclusion IV follows.
b. Only conclusion I follows.
c. Both conclusions I and III follow.
d. Only conclusion II follows.
e. Either conclusion II or III follows.

9. Statements:
No orange is a papaya.
No papaya is a mango.
No mango is a plum.
No grape is a grape.

Conclusions:
I. No plum is a orange.
II. No plum is a mango.
III. No papaya is a grape.
IV. No orange is a mango.

a. Only conclusion IV follow.
b. Only conclusion I follow.
c. Both conclusions I and III follow.
d. Only conclusion II follows.
e. Either conclusion II or III follows.

10. Statements:
Some brush is not cup.
All cup is trolley.
No trolley is comb.

Conclusions:
I. No comb is cup.
II. No cup is brush.