Most Important Questions of Syllogism for IBPS PO Mains and IBPS Clerk 2017

Directions (Q.1 to Q5) : 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 answers:

Q1. Statements:  
Some reds are blues.    
All blues are pinks.         
Some pinks are not reds.
Conclusions:
I. All blues are reds.       
II. Some reds are not pinks is a possibility.
Options:
a.if only conclusion I follows.
b.if only conclusion II follows.
c.if either conclusion I or conclusion II follows.
d.if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.
e.if both conclusion I and II follow.

Q2.Statements:  
Some tables are chairs.
All chairs are pens.         
All pens are copies.
Conclusions:
I. Some pens are tables.              
II. All copies being chairs is a possibility.
Options:
a.if only conclusion I follows.
b.if only conclusion II follows.
c.if either conclusion I or conclusion II follows.
d.if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.
e.if both conclusion I and II follow.

Q3.Statements:  
Some moons are stars. 
All stars are skies.           
No moon is a planet.
Conclusions:
I. Some moons are skies.             
II. No star is a planet.
Options:
a.if only conclusion I follows.
b.if only conclusion II follows.
c.if either conclusion I or conclusion II follows.
d.if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.
e.if both conclusion I and II follow.

Q4.Statements:   
All milk is cold drink.       
Some water is milk.        
Some water is not cold drink.
Conclusions:
I.All milk is water.            
II. All water being milk is a possibility.
Options:
a.if only conclusion I follows.
b.if only conclusion II follows.
c.if either conclusion I or conclusion II follows.
d.if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.
e.if both conclusion I and II follow.

Q5.Statements:  
All trees are flowers.     
All flowers are coins.     
Some coins are notes.
Conclusions:
I. All notes being trees is a possibility.
II. Some coins are flowers.
Options:
a.if only conclusion I follows.
b.if only conclusion II follows.
c.if either conclusion I or conclusion II follows.
d.if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.
e.if both conclusion I and II follow.


Answer Index: Q1-(b), Q2-(e), Q3-(a), Q4-(d) and Q5-(e)

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