# Reasoning Questions: Syllogism Set 22

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1. Statements: – All girls are dancers. No dancers are boys. Some boys are cricketer.
Conclusions: – 1) no cricketer is a dancer 2) some dancer being cricketer 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 follows
Answer –  2) If only conclusion II follows.
Explanation :

2. Statements: – Some squares are parallelogram. No parallelogram is a triangle. No rhombus is a square.
Conclusions: – 1) All square can never be triangle 2) some rhombus are parallelogram
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 follows
Answer –  1) If only conclusion I follows
Explanation :

3. Statements: – No hardware is software. Some software is keyboard. All mouse are software.
Conclusions: – 1) No mouse is a hardware 2) Some hardware are mouse
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 follows
Answer –  1) If only conclusion I follows
Explanation :

4. Statements: – All pens are eraser. All copies are pens. No pencil is a eraser
Conclusions: – 1) At least some pens are pencil 2) No pencil is a copy
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 follows
Answer –  2) If only conclusion 2 follows
Explanation :

5. Statements: – Some boots are foot. All bats are boots. All foot are volleyballs. No fund is a bat.
Conclusions: – 1) All volleyballs being boots is a possibility 2) All funds being boot 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 follows
Answer –  5) if both conclusions I and II follow
Explanation :
When boots, foot and volleyball completely overlaps each other then conclusion 1 follows.

6. Statements: – No star is a galaxy. All galaxies are planets. All stars are moons.
Conclusions: –1) some moons if they are galaxies must be planets 2) Some stars which are planets may also be galaxies.
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 follows
Answer – 1)  if Only conclusion 1 follows Explanation :

7. Statements: – No RNA is DNA. Some cells are muscles. All DNA are cells
Conclusions: – 1) All DNAs are muscles 2) all cells being RNA 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 follows
Answer – 4) If neither conclusion I nor II follows
Explanation :

8. Statements: – Some A is B. Some B is not C. All D are A.
Conclusions: – 1) Some A are not C. 2) All D are B
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 follows
Answer –  4) If neither conclusion I nor II follows
Explanation :
1st conclusion doesn’t follows always as there is a possibility that all C will be A and second conclusion directly don’t follow

9. Statements: – All P is 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 follows
Answer –  1) if only conclusion 1 follows
Explanation :

10. Statements: – All staplers are printers. No printer is a scanner. All scanners are machines
Conclusions: – 1) All staplers being machines is a possibility 2) No stapler is a scanner.
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 follows
Answer –  5) If both conclusions I and II follow
Explanation :

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