Syllogism Set 1 : Beginner Series

D. 1-10) In each of the following questions four Statements are given and these Statements are 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 from commonly known facts. Read the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given Statements.

1) Statements:

Some black are white.

All blue are black.

Some white are yellow.

Some green are blue.

Conclusions:

I. Some white are green.

II. Some green are black.

III. No white is green.

IV. Some yellow are black.

a) Only II and IV follow

b) Either I or III follow

c) Only II and either I or III follows

d) None follows.

e) None of these.

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2) Statements:

Some elephants are dog.

All dogs are cat.

No cat is monkey.

Some monkey is Lion.

Conclusions:

I. Some dogs are monkey is a possibility.

II. No lion is elephant.

III. Some cats are not elephant.

IV. Some lions are not dog

a) Only I follows

b) Only II and I follow.

c) Only IV and II follow.

d) Only IV follows.

e) None of these.

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3) Statements:

Some apples are not mango.

All mangos are pineapple.

No guava is lemon.

Some pineapples are guava.

Conclusions:

I. Some pineapples are not lemon.

II. Some mangos are lemon.

III. Some apples are guava.

IV. No pineapple is lemon.

a) Only I follows

b) Only II and I follow

c) Only IV and II follow

d) Only IV follows

e) None of these

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4) Statements:

Some shirt are T-shirt.

All T-shirt are pockets.

All chairs are pants.

No pant is shirt.

Conclusions:
I. All shirt being pocket is a possibility.

II. Some pockets are pant.

III. Some shirts are chair.

IV. No pant is pocket.

a) Only I and II follow

b) Only I and either II or IV follows

c) Only I and III follow

d) Only II and III follow

e) Only I follows

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5) Statements:

Some laptops are mobile.

All mobile are desktop.

Some mobile are bags.

No bag is palmtop.

Conclusions:
I. All mobile being palmtop is a possibility.

II. Some laptops are bag.

III. Some palmtops are mobile.

IV. No palmtop is mobile.

a) Only I and II follow

b) Only I and either III or IV follows

c) Either III or IV follows

d) Only II and III follow

e) Only I follows

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6) Statements:

Some pens are pencil.

Some pencils are eraser.

Some erasers are ink.

Some inks are sharpener.

Conclusions:
I. No pencil is ink.

II. Some erasers are pen.

III. Some pencils are ink.

IV. No pencil is sharpener.

a) Either I or III follows

b) Only I and either III or IV follows

c) Either III or IV follows

d) Only IV and III follow

e) Only I follows

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7) Statements:

All green are red.

Some white are yellow.

No red is yellow.

No blue is green.

Conclusions:
I. No red is blue.

II. Some white are not red.

III. Some blue are yellow is a possibility.

IV. No blue is white.

a) Either II or III follows

b) Only II and III follow

c) Either III or IV follows

d) Only IV and III follow

e) Only I follows

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8) Statements:

Some cycles are bus.

All buses are car.

No cars are bike.

All cycles are scooter.

Conclusions:

I. Some cycles are cars.

II. Some scooters are not bike.

III. All bikes are being cycle is a possibility.

IV. No bike is bus.

a) Only II and III follow

b) Only II and IV follow

c) Either III or IV follows

d) All follow

e) None follows

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9) Statements:

Some monkeys are dog.

All lions are rabbit.

No monkeys are rabbit.

Some dog are fox.

Conclusions:

I. Some Fox are monkey.

II. No lion is dog.

III. Some rabbit are fox.

IV. Some lion are fox.

a) Only II and III follow

b) Only II and IV follow

c) Either III or IV follows

d) All follow

e) None follows

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10) Statements:

Some carrots are tomato.

Some Brinjals are Beans.

No potato is carrot.

Some brinjals are carrot.

Conclusions:

I. All tomatoes are being brinjal is a possibility.

II. Some tomatoes are not potato.

III. Some beans are potato.

IV. Some brinjals are not carrot.

a) Only I, II and III follow

b) Only I and II follow

c) Only III and IV follows

d) All follow

e) None of these

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