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# Reasoning: Syllogisms For SBI Clerk & Upcoming Bank Exams

Directions (1-5): Question consists of Six statements followed by five conclusions. Consider 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 does not logically follow from the given statements using all statements together.

Q1. Statements: Some file is copy. All copy is kite. Some kite is joy. All joy is orange. All orange is toy. All file is black.

Conclusions:

(a)Some kite is black
(b)Some kite is orange
(c)Some kite is toy
(d) Some copy is black
(e) Some toy is copy

Q2. Statements: Some mango is banana. No banana is apple. All grapes are apple. Some grapes are tree. No tree is green. All green is good.

Conclusions:

(a)No grapes is banana.
(b)Some mango is not apple.
(c)All tree being good is a possibility
(d)Some apple is tree
(e)Some good are tree.

Q3. Statements: Some court is justice. No justice is faith. All faith is quick. No quick is decision. Some decision are jury. All jury is delay.

Conclusions:

(a)Some court is not faith
(b)All justice being quick is possibility.
(c)No faith is delay.
(d)No faith is decision
(e)Some delay is decision

Q4. Statements: All heart is green. Some green is fire. All fire is tree. No fire is Lion. All mobile is lion. Some mobile is network.

Conclusions:

(a)Some tree is green
(b)Some network is lion
(c)Some tree is not lio
(d)Some green is not lion
(e)Some Heart is fire

Q5. Statements: All time is unit. Some time is rock. All rock is stone. No stone is door. All door is car. No car is bus.

Conclusions:

(a)Some time is stone.
(b)Some unit is stone.
(c)No rock is door.
(d)No stone is car.
(e)Some car is not bus.

Directions (6-10): In the questions below are given two conclusions followed by five set of statements. You have to choose the correct set of statements that logically satisfies given conclusions either definitely or possibly. Assume the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts.

Q6. Conclusions: Some F is A. No E is C.

Statements:

(a)Some F is B. All B is C. No C is D. All D is A. Some D is E
(b)Some F is B. All B is A. No A is C. All D is C. Some C is E.
(c)All A is F. No F is C. All B is C. Some C is D. All D is E.
(d)Some A is E. All E is F. No F is C. All D is C. Some C is B.
(e) None of these.

Q7. Conclusions: Some B is E. Some J is F.

Statements:

(a)All F is B. Some B is C. All C is D. All D is E. Some E is J.
(b)Some F is B. All B is C. Some C is D. All D is E. Some E is J.
(c)Some F is E. All E is D. Some D is B. All B is C. All C is J.
(d)All F is E. Some F is J. All J is B. Some B is D. All D is C.
(e) None of these.

Q8. Conclusions: Some air is system. Some road is control.

Statements:

(a)All air is control. Some control is system. All system is idea. Some idea is traffic. All traffic is road.
(b)All air is road. Some air is traffic. All traffic is control. All control is system. Some system is idea.
(c)Some air is road. All road is idea. Some idea is traffic. All traffic system. All system is control.
(d) All air is traffic. Some traffic is control. All control is system. Some system is idea. All idea is road.
(e) None of these.

Q9. Conclusions: Some man is not doll. Some toy is man.

Statements:

(a)All toy is boy. Some boy is child. No child is man. All man is girl. All girl is doll.
(b)Some toy is man. All man is doll. No doll is girl. All boy is girl. Some girl is child.
(c)Some toy is child. All child is man. Some man is girl. No girl is doll. All boy is doll.
(d)Some toy is girl. All girl is doll. No doll is child. All boy is child. Some child is man.
(e) None of these.

Q10. Conclusions: Some red is white. Some yellow is red.

Statements:

(a)All white is black. All black is red. Some red is violet. All violet is yellow. Some yellow is green.
(b)All white is violet. Some violet is red. All red is black. Some black is yellow. All yellow is green.
(c)All white is green. Some green is red. All red is black. Some black is violet. All violet is yellow.
(d) All white is yellow. Some yellow is red. All red is black. Some black is violet. All violet is green
(e) None of these.

Directions (11-15): In each of the questions below are given four statements followed by four conclusions  numbered I, II, III & IV. 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.

Q11. Statements:

Some trains are cars.
All cars are branches.
All branches are nets.
Some nets are dresses.

Conclusions:

I. Some dresses are cars.
II. Some nets are trains.
III. Some branches are trains.
IV. Some dresses are trains.

(a) Only I and III follow
(b) Only II and III follow
(c) Only I and IV follow
(d) Only II, III and IV follow
(e) None of these

Q12. Statements:

Some pencils are kites.
Some kites are desks.
All desks are jungles.
All jungles are mountains.

Conclusions:

I. Some mountains are pencils.
II. Some jungles are pencils.
III. Some mountains are desks.
IV. Some jungles are kites.

(a) Only I and III follow
(b) Only I, II and III follow
(c) Only III and IV follow
(d) Only II, III and IV follow
(e) None of these

Q13. Statements:

All papers are clips.
Some clips are boards.
Some boards are lanes.

Conclusions:

II. Some lanes are clips.
III. Some boards are papers.

(a) Only I and II follow
(b) Only I and III follow
(c) Only I, II and III follow
(d) Only II, III and IV follow
(e) None of these

Q14. Statements:

All pens are clocks.
Some clocks are tyres.
Some tyres are wheels.
Some wheels are buses.

Conclusions:

I. Some buses are tyres.
II. Some wheels are clocks.
III. Some wheels are pens.
IV. Some buses are clocks.

(a) None follows
(b) Only I follows
(c) Only II follows
(d) Only III follows
(e) Only IV follows

Q15. Statements:

All stones are hammers.
No hammer is a ring.
Some rings are doors.
All doors are windows.

Conclusions:

I. Some windows are stones.
II. Some windows are rings.
III. No window is a stone.
IV. Some rings are stones.

(a) Only I follows
(b) Only II follows
(c) Only III follows
(d) Only either I or III follows
(e) Only either I or III and II follow