# Reasoning Questions : Syllogism Set 7

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1. Statements :
Some birds are animals. Some animals are plants. All flowers are plants.
Conclusions :
I.No flower is a bird
II.Some birds are plants
1)If only conclusion I follows.
2)If only conclusion II follows.
3)If either I or II follows.
4)If neither I nor II follows.
5)If both conclusions I and II follow.
4)If neither conclusion I nor II follow
Explanation :
All+some = no conclusion…I does not follow
Some + some = no conclusion…II does not follow

2. Statements :
All letters are consonants. All alphabets are letters. All words are alphabets
Conclusions :
I.All words are consonants
II.Some letters are not words
1)If only conclusion I follows.
2)If only conclusion II follows.
3)If either I or II follows.
4)If neither I nor II follows.
5)If both conclusions I and II follow.
1)If only conclusion I follows.
Explanation :
All+All+All = all => I follow
All => Some not => II does not follow

3. Statements :
All tables are wood. No wood is a metal. Some metals are glasses.
Conclusions :
I.No Table is a metal
II.Some glasses are table
1)If only conclusion I follows.
2)If only conclusion II follows.
3)If either I or II follows.
4)If neither I nor II follows.
5)If both conclusions I and II follow.
1)If only conclusion I follows.
Explanation :
All+no = no…….I follow
All+no = no; some+no = some not => II does not follow

4. Statements :
All stars are moons. All moons are sun. All asteroids are sun.
Conclusions :
I.Some moons are asteroids.
II.All stars are sun
1)If only conclusion I follows.
2)If only conclusion II follows.
3)If either I or II follows.
4)If neither I nor II follows.
5)If both conclusions I and II follow.
2)If only conclusion II follows.
Explanation :
All+all = all => I does not follow
All+all = all => II follow

5. Statements :
All winters are rains. Some rains are cyclone. All cyclones are summer
Conclusions :
I.Some summer are winter
II.some summer are not rains
1)If only conclusion I follows.
2)If only conclusion II follows.
3)If either I or II follows.
4)If neither I nor II follows.
5)If both conclusions I and II follow.
4)If neither conclusion I nor II follow
Explanation :
All+some = no conclusion …….I does not follow
All+some = no conclusion …….II does not follow

6. Statements :
Some tables are desks. No desk is a chair. Some sofa are chairs.
Conclusions :
I.Some Sofa are not desks
II.At least some table are not chair.
1)If only conclusion I follows.
2)If only conclusion II follows.
3)If either I or II follows.
4)If neither I nor II follows.
5)If both conclusions I and II follow.
5)If both conclusions I and II follow.
Explanation :
Some+no = some not => I follow
Some+no = some not => II follow

7. Statements :
All pens are pencils. Some erasers are pencils. All Scales are pens.
Conclusions :
I.All scales are pencils
II.All erasers being scale is a possibility.
1)If only conclusion I follows.
2)If only conclusion II follows.
3)If either I or II follows.
4)If neither I nor II follows.
5)If both conclusions I and II follow.
5)If both conclusions I and II follow.
Explanation :There is  no negative statements. Hence both I and II follow.

8. Statements :
Some apples are orange. Some oranges are grape. All grapes are banana
Conclusions :
I. No banana is a orange
II.At least some bananas are apples
1)If only conclusion I follows.
2)If only conclusion II follows.
3)If either I or II follows.
4)If neither I nor II follows.
5)If both conclusions I and II follow.
4)If neither I nor II follows.
Explanation :
Some+all = some………I does not follow
All+some = some; some+some = no conclusion

9. Statements :
Some metals are plastics. All plastics are glasses. No glass is a wood
Conclusions :
All wood being metal is a possibility
II.All glass being wood is a possibility
1)If only conclusion I follows.
2)If only conclusion II follows.
3)If either I or II follows.
4)If neither I nor II follows.
5)If both conclusions I and II follow.
1)If only conclusion I follows.
Explanation :
I – follow=> no negative statement
II – does not follow becz negative statement given

10. Statements :
All dogs are lions. No cat is lion. No cat is cow.
Conclusions :
I.No dog is cat
II.No lion is cow.
1)If only conclusion I follows.
2)If only conclusion II follows.
3)If either I or II follows.
4)If neither I nor II follows.
5)If both conclusions I and II follow.
1)If only conclusion I follows.
Explanation :
All+no = no………..I follow
No+no = no conclusion…………II does not follow

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