# Reasoning Questions: Syllogism Set 21

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1. Statements: – All lions are cat. All cats are rat. No lions are wolf.
Conclusions: – 1) No rat is a wolf 2) some cat being wolf is a possibility
1) If only conclusion I follows.
2) If only conclusion II follows.
3) If either conclusion I or II follows.
4) If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
5) If both conclusions I and II follow
Answer – 2) If only conclusion II follows.
Explanation :

2. Statements: – Some plants are leaves. All stem are leaves. No leaves are branches.
Conclusions: – 1) all leaves being plant is a possibility 2) some stem can never be branch
1) If only conclusion I follows.
2) If only conclusion II follows.
3) If either conclusion I or II follows.
4) If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
5) If both conclusions I and II follow
Answer – 5) If both conclusions I and II follow
Explanation :

3. Statements: – All A are B. No C is B. All B are D.
Conclusions: – 1) No C is A 2) All D being A is a possibility.
1) If only conclusion I follows.
2) If only conclusion II follows.
3) If either conclusion I or II follows.
4) If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
5) If both conclusions I and II follow
Answer – 5) If both conclusions I and II follow
Explanation : First conclusion directly follows and in 2nd conclusion, if A overlaps B and B overlaps D, then there is a possibility that All D being A.

4. Statements: – All cars are bikes. Some bikes are cycles. No cycle is a tube.
Conclusions: – 1) All car being cycle is a possibility 2) No tube is a bike
1) If only conclusion I follows.
2) If only conclusion II follows.
3) If either conclusion I or II follows.
4) If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
5) If both conclusions I and II follow
Answer – 1) If only conclusion I follows.
Explanation :

5. Statements: – No table is chair. Some chairs are bed. All benches are tables.
Conclusions: – 1) No table is bench 2) No chair is bench
1) If only conclusion I follows.
2) If only conclusion II follows.
3) If either conclusion I or II follows.
4) If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
5) If both conclusions I and II follow
Answer – 2) If only conclusion II follows.
Explanation :

6. Statements: – All P are Q. All Q are R. Some Q are S.
Conclusions: – 1) All S being R is a possibility 2) No Q is S.
1) If only conclusion I follows.
2) If only conclusion II follows.
3) If either conclusion I or II follows.
4) If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
5) If both conclusions I and II follow
Answer – 1) If only conclusion I follows.
Explanation :

7. Statements: – No river is white. All whites are blacks. Some blacks are huts.
Conclusions: – 1) No river is black 2) At least some whites are huts
1) If only conclusion I follows.
2) If only conclusion II follows.
3) If either conclusion I or II follows.
4) If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
5) If both conclusions I and II follow
Answer – 4) If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
Explanation :

8. Statements: -Some guavas are apples. Some apples are bananas. Some bananas are grapes
Conclusions: – 1) Some bananas are definitely not guavas 2) Some grapes are apples.
1) If only conclusion I follows.
2) If only conclusion II follows.
3) If either conclusion I or II follows.
4) If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
5) If both conclusions I and II follow
Answer – 4) If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
Explanation : There is possibility that all guavas will overlap all apples and similarly all apples can overlap banana. Hence 1st conclusion doesn’t follow

9. Statements: – All sharpeners are erasers. Some sharpeners are pencil. No pencil is pen.
Conclusion: – 1) all pen being sharpener is a possibility 2) all erasers being pen is a possibility
1) If only conclusion I follows.
2) If only conclusion II follows.
3) If either conclusion I or II follows.
4) If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
5) If both conclusions I and II follow
Answer – 1) If only conclusion I follows.
Explanation :

10. Statements: – All flowers are rooms. Some rooms are table. All cards are table.
Conclusions: – 1) Some rooms are cards 2) At least some table are flowers.
1) If only conclusion I follows.
2) If only conclusion II follows.
3) If either conclusion I or II follows.
4) If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
5) If both conclusions I and II follow
Answer – 4) If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
Explanation :

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