December 10, 2016

Syllogisms - Reasoning for IBPS PO & Clerk #5

Syllogisms - Reasoning for IBPS PO & Clerk #5

Directions: In each question below are two statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II.You have to take the two given statements to be true even they seem to be variance from commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.

Give answer (1) If only conclusion I follows
Give answer (2) if only conclusion II follows
Give answer (3) if either conclusion I or II follows
Give answer (4) if neither conclusion I nor II follows
Give answer (5) If conclusions I and II follows

  1. Statements:
    • All exams are tests.
    • No test is a question.
      • Conclusion
      Syllogisms - Reasoning for IBPS PO & Clerk, RBI Assistant exams
        1. Atleast some exams are questions
        2. No exam is a question
  2. Statements:
    • No bangle is an earring.
    • Some earrings are rings.
      • Conclusion
        1. No ring is a bangle
        2. Some rings are definitely not earrings.
  3. Statements:
    • Some banks are colleges
    • All colleges are schools
      • Conclusions:
        1. Atleast some banks are schools.
        2. All schools are colleges.
  4. Statements:
    • All rivers are lakes
    • All lakes are oceans.
      • Conclusions:
        1. All rivers are oceans
        2. Atleast some oceans are lakes.


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