Thursday, November 30, 2017

Expected Questions of Syllogism (Reasoning) in IBPS Clerk Preliminary Online Examinations 2017 With Venn-Diagram Explanations

Directions (Q.1-Q5) : 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:
(A)if only conclusion I follows.
(B)if only conclusion II follows.
(C)if either conclusion I or II follows.
(D)if neither conclusion I nor II follows.
(E)if both conclusions I and II follow.
Q1.Statements: 
No mango is a tomato. 
All tomatoes are potatoes.         
No potato is sugarcane.
Conclusions: 
I. No mango is sugarcane.
II. All potatoes being sugarcane is a possibility.
Q2.Statements: 
All mangoes are tangos.               
Some tangos are charlies.           
No charlie is a sweet.
Conclusions: 
I. No sweet is a tango.
II. Some tangos being sweets is a possibility.

Q3.Statements: 
No book is a paper.        
Some papers are pens.
Conclusions: 
I. Some  books  being  pens  is   a possibility.
II. All pens being books is a possibility.
Q4.Statements: 
No book is a rough.        
No rough is a pen.
Conclusions: 
I. No book is a pen.
II. Some  pens  being  books  is   a possibility.
Q5.Statements: 
All pens are columns.    
Some columns are inks.               
No ink is a copy.
Conclusions: 
I. Some columns are copies.

II. No copy is a column.

Solutions:

Solution of Q1: Ans(D)



Solution of Q2: Ans(B)




Solution of Q3: Ans(A)



Solution of Q4: Ans(B)


Solution of Q5: Ans(C)


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