Reasoning Quiz- Syllogism for SBI associate Clerk

Directions (Q. 1-5): In each question below are given two/three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. 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. Give answer

1) if only conclusion I follows.
2) if only conclusion II follows.
3) if either conclusion I or II follows.
4) if neither conclusion I nor II follows.
5) if both conclusions I and II follow.

1. Statements: All coins are papers.
Some papers are books.
Conclusions: I. Some books are coins.
II. At least some books are papers.

2. Statements: Some men are old.
No old is a boy.
Conclusions: I. Some boys are not men.
II. All boys being men is a
possibility.

3. Statements: Some pens are books.
All pages are books.
Conclusions: I. At least some pens are pages.
II. All books being pages is a
possibility.

(4-5):
Statements: Some chocolates are sweets.
No sweet is a candy.
No fruit is a candy.

4. Conclusions: I. No sweet is fruit.
II. Some chocolates are not candies.

5. Conclusions: I. No candy is sweet.
II. Some chocolates are candies.

Answers
1- 2
2- 2
3- 2
4- 2
5- 1

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