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

Directions (1-5): In each of the questions below are given three statements followed by three conclusions numbered I, II and III. 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.

1. Statements:
a. All flowers are toys.
b. Some toys are trees.
c. Some angels are trees.

Conclusions:

I. Some angels are toys.
II. Some trees are flowers.
III. Some flowers are angels.

1. Only I follows
2. Only II follows
3. Only I and III follow
4. Only III follows
5. None follows

2. Statements:
a. Some pigeons are dogs.
b. All dogs are cats
c. All pigeeons are horses.

Conclusions:
I. Some hourses are dongs.
II. Some cats are pigeons.
III. Some horses are cats.

1. All follows
2. Only II and III follow
3. Only I and III follow
4. Only I and II follow
5. None of these

3. Statements:
a. All tables are streets.
b. All streets are bottles.
c. All parrots are bottles.

Conclusion:

I. Some streets are parrots.
II. Some bottles are tables.
III. All tables are bottles.

1. Only I follows
2. Only II follows
3. Only III follows
4. Only II and III follow
5. None of these

4. Statements:
a. Some cartoons are boys.
b. All boys are windows.
c. All jokers are windows.

Conclusions:

All jokers are boys.
Some cartoons are windows.
Some jokers are cartoons.

1.Only I follows
2. Only II follows
3. Only III follows
4. Only I and II follow
5. None of these

5. Statements:
a. Some saints are balls.
b. All balls are bats.
c. Some tigers are balls.

Conclusions:

I. Some bats are tigers.
II. Some saints are bats.
III. All bats are balls.

1. Only I and III follow
2. Only II follows
3. Only I and II follow
4. Only III follows
5. None of these

Directions (6-13): In each of the questions below are given three statements followed by three conclusions numbered I, II and III. 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.

6. Statements:
a. Some birds are balloons.
b. Some balloons are balls.
c. All balls are books.

Conclusions:
I. Some birds are balls.
II. Some balloons are books.
III. Some books are birds.

1. Only II follows
2. Only I follows
3. Only III follows
4. Only I and II follow
5. None of these

7. Statements:
a. No rabbit is lion.
b. Some horses are lions.
c. All rabbits are tables.

Conclusions:

I. Some tables are lions.
II. Some horses are rabbits.
III. No lion is table.

1. None follows
2. Only III follows
3. Only either I or III follows
4. Only II and III follow
5. None of these

8. Statements:
a. All squirrels are rats.
b. Some trees are rats.
c. All chairs are trees.

Conclusions:

I. Some squirrels are trees.
II. Some chairs are squirrels.
III. Some rats are chairs.

1. Only I follows
2. Only II follows
3. Only I and III follow
4. None follows
5. None fo these

9. Statements:
a. Some apples are cats.
b. All brinjals are apples.
c. Some kites are brinjals.

Conclusions:

I. Some apples are kites.
II. Some cats are brinjals.
III. Some kites are cats.

1. Only II and III follow
2. Only I follows
3. Only III follows
4. None follows
5. None of these

10. Statements:
a. All deer are rabbits.
b. All roses are deer.
c. Some candles are rabbits.

Conclusions:
I. Some roses are candles.
II. Some candles are deer.
III. All roses are rabbits.

1. Only I follows
2. Only III follows
3. Only II follows
4. None follows
5. None of these

11. Statements:
a. Some pins are shirts.
b. All shirts are clouds.
c. All clouds are rooms.

Conclusions:
I. Some rooms are shirts.
II. Some pins are clouds.
III. Some rooms are pins.

1. Only II follows
2. Only I and II follow
3. Only III follows
4. Only I and III follow
5. All follows

12. Statements:
a. Some bottles are elephants.
b. All elephats are trains.
c. All bottles are telephones.

Conclusions:
I. Some telephones are trains.
II. Some elephants are telephones.
III. Some bottles are trains.

1. All follows
2. Only II and III follow
3. Only I and II follow
4. Only I and III follow
5. None of these

13. Statements:
a. Some towels are brushes.
b. No brush is soap.
c. All soaps are rats.

Conclusions:
I. Some rats are brushes.
II. No rat is brush.
III. Some towels are soaps.

1. None follows
2. Only II follows
3. Only I and III follow
4. Only either I or II follows
5. None of these

Directions (14-15): In each questions below are given three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the three 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 three given statements disregarding commonly known facts.

Give answer 1) if only conclusion I follows.
Give answer 2) if only conslusion II follows.
Give answer 3) if either conslusion I or II follows.
Give answer 4) if neither conclusion I nor II follows.
Give answer 5) if both conslusions I and II follow.

14. Statements:
Some pins are forks.
All frorks are keys.
No key is lock

Conclusions:

I. Some locks are pins.
II. No lock is a pin.

15. Statements:
Some shirts are trousers.
Some trousers are jackets.
All jackets are shawls.

Conclusions:

I. Some shawls are shirts.
II. Some jackets are shirts.