Syllogism Possibility Questions Answers IBPS PO 2017 - Set 6

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Syllogism questions are very common and frequently asked in major exams like IBPS PO Clerk, SBI Clerk, SSC 10+2, SSC CGL, MAT, CMat etc. Through different kinds of Syllogism questions an examiner assesses candidates' reasoning skills and the more a candidate is aware of different approach the more will he able to solve a blood relation question fast and with ease.

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Directions (1 – 5): Some statements are given followed by some conclusions. You have to consider the statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. You have to decide which of the following conclusions if any, follow from the given statements:

1. Statements:
Some psycho are sinners.
All sinners are killers.
No ruthless are sinners.
Some ruthless are psycho.
Conclusion:
I. Some ruthless can possibly be killers.
II. Some psycho are not ruthless.
III. Some killers are ruthless.
(1) Only I and III follow
(2) Only III follow
(3) Only I and II follow
(4) All follow
(5) None of these

2. Statements:
All Shahs are Kapoors.
Some Kapoors are Khans.
All Khans are Singhs.
No Singh is a Shah.
Conclusion:
I. All Kapoors being Shah is a possibility.
II. All Shah being Kapoors is a possibility.
III. All Singhs being Khans is a possibility.
(1) Only I and III follow
(2) Only III follow
(3) Only I and II follow
(4) All follow
(5) None of these

3. Statements:
All trees are bees.
Some bees are treys.
No trey is a plate.
Some plates are trees.
Conclusion:
I. All trees being plates is a possibility.
II. Some bees are not plates.
III. Some bees are not treys.
(1) Only I and III follow
(2) Only III follows
(3) Only I and II follow
(4) All follow
(5) None of these

4. Statements:
Some psycho are sick.
All sick are tired.
No quick are sick.
Some quick are psycho.
Conclusion:
I. Some tired are not quick.
II. Some quick being tired is a possibility.
III. Some quick are sick.
(1) Only I and III follow
(2) Only III follows
(3) Only I and II follow
(4) All follow
(5) None of these

5. Statements :
All trams are buses.
Some buses are trains.
No train is plane.
Some planes are trams.
Conclusion :
I. Some trams are not trains.
II. All trams being trains is a possibility.
III. Some buses are not trains.
(1) Only I and III follow
(2) Only III follows.
(3) Only I and II follow
(4) All follow
(5) None of these

Directions (6 - 10) : In each of the questions below are given three statements followed by four conclusions numbered I, II and III. 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.

6. Statements :
Some exams are tests.
No test is a result.
Some results are warnings.
Conclusions :
I. Some wornings are test.
II. All warnings being test is possibility.
III. All warnings being exam is a possibility.
(1) Only I and III follow.
(2) Only III follow
(3) Only I or II follow
(4) All follow
(5) None of these

7. Statements :
All forces are energy.
No force a power.
Some powers are work.
Conclusions:
I. Some energy are not power.
II. All works being force is a possibility.
III. All works being Energy is a possibility.
(1) Only I and III follow
(2) only III follow
(3) Only I or II follow
(4) All follow
(5) None of these

8. Statements :
No note is a coin.
All plastics are notes.
Some notes are cheque.
Conclusions :
I. Some cheque are not coins.
II. All cheque being plastic is a possibility.
III. All plastic being cheque is a possibility.
(1) Only I and III follow
(2) Only III follow
(3) Only I or II follow
(4) All follow
(5) None of these

9. Statements :
Some exams are test.
No test is a result.
Some result are warnings.
Conclusions :
I. All warnings are gresult.
II. All test being exam is possibility.
III. All result being exam is a possibility.
(1) Only I and III follow
(2) Only III follow
(3) Only III or II follow
(4) All follow
(5) None of these

10. Statements :
All forces are energy.
No force a power.
Some powers are work.
Conclusions :
I. Some work being power is a possibility.
II. All energy being force is a possibility.
III. Some work are definitely not energy.
(1) Only I and III follow
(2) Only III follow
(3) Only I or II follow
(4) None follows
(5) None of these

Difficult Syllogism Solutions Answers

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