SYLLOGISM

SYLLOGISM

Directions (Q. 1-6): In each of the questions given below three statements are 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

if only conclusion I follows.

if only conclusion II follows.

if either conclusion I or conclusion II follows.

if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.

if both conclusions I and II follow.

1.Statements:

   All boats are berries.

   No brake is a belt.

   All belts are boats.

Conclusions:

No brake is a boat.

II.Some berries are belts.

2.Conclusions:

I.All berries being belts is a possibility.

II.All boats being brakes is a possibility.

3.Statements:

Some teas are tasty.

Some toasters are toys.

Some tables are not toys.

Conclusions:

I.Some toasters are tables.

All tea being toasters is a possibility.

4.Statements:

All coffee is cold.

Some cold are cups.

Conclusions:

I.Some cups being coffee is a possibility.

All cups being cold is a possibility.

5.Statements:

No rack is a rod.

Some rats are red.

All red are racks.

Conclusions:

I.Some red are not rods.

II.All rats are racks.

6.Statements:

Some parrots are pigeons.

Some pigeons are penguins.

No parrot is pink.

Conclusions:

I.No pigeon is pink.

II.Some pink are pigeons.

Directions (Q. 7-10): In each of the questions given below three statements are 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

if only conclusion I follows.

if only conclusion II follows.

if either conclusion I or conclusion II follows.

if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.

if both conclusions I and II follow.

7.Statements:

All rights are wrong.

Some rights are false.

All false are true.

Conclusions:

I.Some false are wrong.

II.All true being wrong is a possibility.

8.Statements:

Some bags are baggages.

No baggage is a basket.

All bags are buckets.

Conclusions:

I.All baggages are buckets.

II.Some bags are not baskets.

9.Statements:

All papers are plastics.

No packet is a plant.

All plastics are panels.

Conclusions:

I.Some panels are papers.

II.All panels are plastics.

10.Statements:

Some glasses are not goggles.

All glasses are gases. No glass is a goose.

Conclusions:

I.Some gases are geese.

II.Some gases are not goggles.

ANSWERS

1.(2)

2.(1)

3.(2)

4.(5)

5.(1)

6.(3)

7.(5)

8.(2)

9.(1)

10.(4)