Reasoning Quiz- syllogism

Directions (Q. 1-5): In each question 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 locks are keys.
b. All keys are bats.
c. Some clocks are bats.
Conclusions: I. Some bats are locks.
II. Some clocks are keys
III. All keys are locks.
1) Only I and II follow
2) Only II and III follow
3) Only I follows
4) Only II follows
5) I, II and III follow


2. Statements: a. Some cups are pots.
b. All pots are tubes.
c. All cups are bottles.
Conclusions: I. Some bottles are tubes.
II. Some pots are bottles.
III. Some tubes are cups.
1) Only I and II follow
2) Only II and III follow
3) Only I and III follow
4) I, II and III follow
5) None follows

3. Statements: a. All papers are books.
b. All bags are books.
c. Some purses are bags.
Conclusions: I. Some papers are bags.
II. Some books are papers.
III. Some books are purses.
1) Only I follows
2) Only II and III follow
3) Only I and III follow
4) Only I and II follow
5) Only I, II and III follow

4. Statements: a. Some cars are jeeps.
b. All boxes are jeeps.
c. All pens are cars.
Conclusions: I. Some cars are boxes.
II. No pen is jeep.
III. Some boxes are cars.
1) None follows
2) Only I and II follow
3) Only II follows
4) Only II and III follow
5) Only I follows

5. Statements: a. Some rats are cats.
b. Some cats are dogs.
c. No dog is a cow.
Conclusions: I. No cow is a cat.
II. No dog is a rat.
III. Some cats are rats.
1) None follows
2) Only I and II follow
3) Only II and III follow
4) Only III follows
5) I, II and III follow


Answers
1. 3
2. 4
3. 2
4. 1
5. 4


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