## Syllogisms - Reasoning Ability for SBI PO and Clerk, IBPS PO and Clerk, RBI, LIC, NICL, RRB exams

Directions - In each of the question below are four statements followed by conclusions numbered I, II, III, IV. You have to take the four given sttements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts and then decide which of the given cnclusions logically follows from the four given ststements disregarding commonly known facts. Then decide which of the answers A, B, C, D and E is correct and indicate as your answer.

1. Statements:

• All belts are rollers.
• Some rollers are wheels.
• All wheels are mats.
• Some mats are cars.

Conclusions:

1. Some mats are rollers
2. Some mats are belts.
3. Some cars are rollers.
4. Some rollers are belts.
1. Only I and II follow
2. Only I, III and IV follow
3. Only I and IV follow
4. Only II, III and IV follow
5. None of these

2. Statements:

• Some clouds are rains.
• Some rains are birds.
• All birds are jungles.
• All jungles are trees.

Conclusions:

1. Some jungles are clouds
2. Some trees are rains
3. Some jungles are rains
4. Some trees are birds
1. Only I, II, III follow
2. Only II, III, IV follow
3. Only I, III, IV follow
4. All follow
5. None of these

3. Statements:

• All books are chairs.
• All chairs are boards.
• All boards are boxes.
• All boxes are chalks.

Conclusions:

1. Some chalk are board
2. All chairs are boxes
3. Some boxes are books
4. All books are chalk
1. Only I, II, III follow
2. Only I, II and IV follow
3. Only II, III and IV follow
4. All follow
5. None of these

4. Statements:

• All bulbs are lights.
• No light is cable.
• Some cables are buttons.
• All buttons are paints

Conclusions:

1. Some paints are cables
2. Some lights are bulbs
3. Some buttons are lights
4. Some cables are bulbs
1. None follows
2. Only I and II follows
3. Only II follows
4. Only III follows
5. Only IV follows

5. Statements:

• All plastic are bottles.
• All bottles are glass.
• Some glass are jars.
• Some jars are plates

Conclusions:

1. Some plates are glass
2. Some plates are bottles
3. Some glass are plastic
4. Some bottles are glass
1. Only III and IV follow
2. Only I and II follow
3. Only I and III follow
4. Only II and IV follow
5. None of these

6. Statements:

• Some birds are animals.
• Some animals are horses.
• Some horses are beasts.
• Some beasts are tigers.

Conclusions:

1. Some tigers are animals
2. No tiger is a goat
3. Some beasts are birds
4. No beast is a bird
1. Only either I and II follow
2. Only either III and IV follow
3. Only either I or II and either III or IV follow
4. Only I and III follow
5. None of these

1. C
2. D
3. D
4. C
5. A
6. B