# Top 15 Syllogism Questions

Question 1:

Three statements are given followed by four conclusions I, II, III and IV. You have to consider these statements to be true, even if they seem at variance from commonly known facts. Decide which of the given conclusions logically follow/s from the given statement.

Statements:

I. All parrots are crows.

II. All crows are robins.

III. All robins are swan.

Conclusions:

I. All parrots are swans.

II. All swans are crows.

III. All robins are parrots.

IV. All crows are swans.

(A) Only conclusions II and III follow.

(B) Only conclusions I and IV follow.

(C) All the conclusion follow.

(D) Only conclusion I and II follow.

B

Solution:

Question 2:

Two statements are given followed by two conclusions I and II. You have to consider these statements to be true, even if they seem at variance from commonly known facts. Choose which of the given conclusions logically follow/s from the given statement.

Statements:

I. All chair are wood.

II. No wood is furniture.

Conclusions:

I. All chairs are furniture.

II. Some furniture are wood.

(A) Only conclusion I follows.

(B) Only conclusion II follows.

(C) Both conclusions I and II follows.

(D) Neither conclusion I nor II follows.

D

Solution:

Question 3:

Read the given statements and conclusions carefully. Assuming that the information given in the statements in true, even if it appears to be at variance with commonly known facts, decide which of the given conclusions logically follow(s) from the statements.

Statements:

(A) All purses are coins.

(B) All coins are rupees.

(C) All rupees are pink.

Conclusions:

I. All purses are pink.

II. All pink are coins.

III. All rupees are purses.

IV. All coins are pink.

(A) Only conclusions I and IV follow.

(B) Only conclusions I and II follow.

(C) All the conclusions follow.

(D) Only conclusions II and III follow.

A

Solution:

Question 4:

Two statements are given followed by four conclusions I, II and IV. You have to consider these statements to be true, even if they seem at variance from commonly known facts. Decide which of the given conclusions logically follow/s from the given statement.

Statements:

1. All papers are stationery.

2. Some papers are books.

Conclusions:

I. Some stationery are papers.

II. No stationery is paper.

III. No book is stationery.

IV. Some books are papers.

(A) Only conclusions I, II and IV follow.

(B) Only conclusions I and II follow.

(C) Only conclusions II and III follow.

(D) Only conclusions I and IV follow.

D

Solution:

Question 5:

Two statements are given followed by two conclusions I and II. You have to consider these statements to be true, even if they seem at variance from commonly known facts. Decide which of the given conclusions logically follow/s from the given statement.

Statements:

1. All petunias are flowers.

2. No flower is black.

Conclusions:

I. Some petunias are black.

II. No petunia is black.

(A) Both the conclusion I and II follow.

(B) Neither conclusion I nor II follows.

(C) Only conclusion I follows.

(D) Only conclusion II follows.

D

Solution:

Question 6:

Read the given statement(s) and conclusions carefully. Assuming that the information given in the statements is true, even if it appears to be at variance with commonly known facts, decide which of the given conclusions logically follow(s) from the statement(s).

Statements:

All singers are dancers.

No dancer is a plumber.

Conclusions:

I. No plumber is a singer.

II. Some singers are plumbers.

III. Some dancers are singers.

(A) Only conclusions II and III follow.

(B) Only conclusions I follow.

(C) Only conclusions I and III follow.

(D) Only conclusions II follow.

C

Solution:

Question 7:

Read the given statements and conclusions carefully. Assuming that the information given in the statements is true, even if it  appears to be at variance with commonly known facts, decide which of the given conclusions logically follow(s) from the statements.

Statements:

1.  No bottle is a pen.

2.  All jugs are bottles.

Conclusions:

I. Some jugs are pens.

II. No jug is pen.

III. Some bottles are jugs.

(A) Only conclusions II and III follow.

(B) Either conclusion I or II follows.

(C) All conclusions I, and III follow.

(D) Conclusion III and either conclusion I or II follow.

A

Solution:

Question 8:

Read the given statements and conclusions carefully. Assuming that the information given in the statements is true, even if it appears to be at variance with commonly known facts, decide which of the given conclusions logically follow(s) from the statements.

Statements:

1. Some animals are elephants.

2. Some elephants are tigers.

Conclusions:

I.  Some animals are tigers.

II. No tiger is an animal.

(A) Neither conclusion I nor II follows.

(B) Only conclusion II follows.

(C) Only conclusion I follows.

(D) Either conclusion I or II follows.

D

Solution:

Question 9:

Read the given statements and conclusions carefully. Assuming that the information given in the statements is true, even if it appears to be at variance with commonly known facts, decide which of the given conclusions logically follow(s) from the statements.

Statements:

1. Some cars are rockets.

2.All rockets are engines.

Conclusions:

I. Some engines are rockets.

II. Some engines are cars.

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(B) Only conclusion II follows.

(C) Only conclusion I follows.

(D) Neither conclusion I nor II follows.

A

Solution:

Question 10:

Read the given statements and conclusions carefully. Assuming that the information given in the statements is true, even if it appears to be at variance with commonly known facts, decide which of the given conclusions logically follow from the statements.

Statements:

1. All parakeets are cuckoos.

2. All cuckoos are rabbits.

3. All rabbits are snakes.

Conclusion:

I. All parakeets are snakes.

II. All snakes are cuckoos.

III. All rabbits are parakeets.

IV. All cuckoos are snakes.

(A) Only conclusions I and IV follow.

(B) All the conclusions follow.

(C) Only conclusions I and II follow.

(D) Only conclusions II and III follow.

A

Solution:

Question 11:

Read the given statements and conclusions carefully. Assuming that the information given in the statements is true, even if it appears to be at variance with commonly known facts, decide which of the given conclusions logically follow(s) from the statements.

Statements:

1.Some dancers are writers.

2.All writers are students.

Conclusions:

I. Some students are dancers.

II. Some students are writers.

III. No student is a dancer.

(A) Only conclusions II and III follow.

(B) Only conclusions I and II follow.

(C) All conclusions I, II and III follow.

(D) Either conclusion I or III follows.

B

Solution:

Question 12:

Read the given statements and conclusions carefully. Assuming that the information given in the statements is true, even if it appears to be at variance with commonly known facts, decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the statements.

Statements:

I. No A is B.

II. All C and D

III. Some C and B.

Conclusions:

I. Some D are B.

II. Some B are C.

III. All C are B.

A. Both conclusions I and II follow.

B. Both conclusions I and III follow.

C. Only conclusion III follows.

D. Only conclusion II follows.

A

Solution:

Question 13:

Read the given statements and conclusions carefully. Assuming that the information given in the statements is true, even if it appears to be at variance with commonly known facts, decide which of the given conclusion logically follows from the statements.

Statements:

I. Some red are rat.

II. Some rat are wild.

Conclusions:

I. Some wild are rat.

II. All wild are rat.

III. Some red are wild.

A. None of the conclusion follows.

B. Only conclusion I follows.

C. Only conclusion III follows.

D. Only conclusion II follows.

B

Solution:

Question 14:

Statements and two conclusions I and II are given below. Supposing statement as fact, while it seems different from general fact.

Statements:

All birds are long.

Some long are peacock.

Conclusion I : Some birds are peacock.

Conclusion II: Some peacock are long.

Decide, which option is following logically.

(A) Both conclusion I and II follows

(B) Neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.

(C) Only conclusion I follows

(D) Only conclusion II follows

A. A
B. D
C. B
D. C

B

Solution:

Question 15:

Read the given statements and conclusions carefully. Assuming that the information given in the statements is true, even if it appears to be at variance with commonly known facts, decide which of the given conclusions logically follow s from the statements.

Statements:

I. No A is B.

II. All C are B.

Conclusions:

I. No C is A.

II. Some A are C.

A. Only conclusion I follows.

B. Both conclusions I and II follow.

C. None of the conclusions follows.

D. Only conclusion II follows.