Syllogisms Questions For SBI PO 2016

syllogism
1. Statements :
No bottle is a jar.
All cans are jars.
All cans are tumblers.

Conclusions (I) : At least some cans are bottles.
Conclusions (II) : No tumbler is a bottle
a. neither conclusion I nor II is true.
b. both conclusions I and II are true.
c. only conclusion II is true.
d. either conclusion I or II is true.
e. only conclusion I is true.

2. Statements :
Some prints are designs.
All designs are copies.
All copies are motifs.

Conclusions (I) : At least some copies are prints.
Conclusions (II) : All motifs being prints is a possibility

a. either conclusion I or II is true.
b. only conclusion II is true.
c. only conclusion I is true.
d. neither conclusion I nor II is true.
e. both conclusions I and II are true.

3. Statements :
No bottle is a jar.
All cans are jars.
All cans are tumblers.

Conclusions (l) : All tumblers are jars
Conclusions (II) : All bottles being tumblers is a possibility.

a. neither conclusion I nor II is true.
b. both conclusions I and II are true.
c. only conclusion II is true.
d. either conclusion I or II is true.
e. only conclusion I is true.

4. Statements :
Some prints are designs.
All designs are copies.
All copies are motifs.

Conclusions (I) : At least some prints are motifs
Conclusions (II) : All designs are motifs

a. only conclusion I is true.
b. both conclusions I and II are true.
c. either conclusion I or II is true.
d. neither conclusion I nor II is true.
e. only conclusion II is true.

5. Statements :
All clouds are vapors.
No vapors is a gas.
All gases are rains.

Conclusions (I)   : All vapors being rains is a possibility.
Conclusions (II)  : All vapors are clouds

a. either conclusion I or II is true.
b. both conclusions I and II are true.
c. only conclusion I is true.
d. only conclusion II is true.
e. neither conclusion I nor II is true.


Solutions :


1.a

2.e

3.c

4.b

5.c


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