# Reasoning Questions : Syllogism Set 9

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1. Statements : All lions are animals. Some lions are tigers.
Conclusions :
I.All animals are lions
II.At least some animals are tigers
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 lions are animals – I not follow
Some tigers are lions => Some + all = some…..II follow

2. Statements :All colours are red. No red is a white.
Conclusions :
I.No white is a colour
II.At least some colours are white
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
II does not follow

3. Statements : Some jewels are rings. Some rings are chains.
Conclusions :
I.Some jewels are definitely not rings
II.Some chains are definitely not jewels
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 :
From I statement => I does not follow
Some+Some = no conclusion => II does not follow

4. Statements : No score is a mark. All marks are percentages. Some grades are percentages.
Conclusions :
I.All grades being marks is a possibility
II.No mark is a score
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 :
From II and III => possibility => I follow
From  I statement => II follow

5. Statements :No roof is a floor. All floors are rooms. Some halls are rooms.
Conclusions :
I.Some rooms are not roofs
II.All halls being floors 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 :
No + All = some are not reversed => I follow
Some rooms are floors; Some halls are rooms = some+some = no conclusion
Possibility => II follow

6. Statements :Some squares are rectangle. All rectangles are triangle. Some triangles are circle.
Conclusions :
I.All squares being circle is a possibility
II.Some circles are not rectangles
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 :
No –ve statement = possibility can exist=> I follow
All+some = no conclusion…….II does not follow

7. Statements :All jars are bowls. No bowl is a bottle.
Conclusions :
I.No jar is a bottle
II.All bowls being jars 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 :
All+no = no……….I follow
From I statement possibility can exist => II follow

8. Statements : All assistants are managers. Some POs are  managers. All Pos are clerk.
Conclusions :
I.All assistants being clerk is a possibility
II.All Pos being assistants 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 :
From I and III possibility can exist
From I and II possibility can exist

9. Statements : No pen is a cap. Some caps are covers. No cover is a pencil
Conclusions :
I.At least some caps are pens
II.Some covers not being caps 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.
4)If neither I nor II follows.
Explanation :
From I statement => I does not follow
From II statement => II does not follow

10. Statements : All words are letters. All vowels are letters. Some vowels are alphabets.
Conclusions :
I.No word is a vowel
II.Some letters being alphabets 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.
2)If only conclusion II follows.
Explanation :
All+all = all => I does not follow
From II and III possibility can exist  => II follow

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