Syllogism section 4 MCQ Practice Questions Answers Test with Solutions & More Shortcuts

Directions:

In each question below are given two statements followed by 2 conclusions numbered I & II. You have to take the given two statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Read the conclusion and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the two given statements, disregarding commonly known facts.

Question : 1

Statements:
Some adults are boys.
Some boys are old.


Conclusion:
I. Some adults are not adult
II. Some boys are not old.

a) If either conclusion I or II follows

b) If only conclusion I follows

c) If only conclusion II follows

d) If neither conclusion I nor II follows

e) If both conclusion I & II follows.

Answer: (d)

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Therefore, neither of the conclusions follow. Thus Option (d) is the answer.

Question : 2

Statements:
No women teacher can play.
Some women teachers are athletes.


Conclusion:
I. Male athletes can play.
II. Some athletes can play.

a) If either conclusion I or II follows

b) If only conclusion I follows

c) If only conclusion II follows

d) If neither conclusion I nor II follows

e) If both conclusion I & II follows.

Answer: (d)

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Question : 3

Statements:
All trucks fly.
Some scooters fly.


Conclusion:
I. All trucks are scooters.
II. Some scooters do not fly.

a) If either conclusion I or II follows

b) If only conclusion I follows

c) If only conclusion II follows

d) If neither conclusion I nor II follows

e) If both conclusion I & II follows.

Answer: (c)

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Question : 4

Statements:
All huts are mansions.
All mansions temples.


Conclusion:
I. Some temples are huts.
II. Some temples are mansion.

a) If either conclusion I or II follows

b) If only conclusion I follows

c) If only conclusion II follows

d) If neither conclusion I nor II follows

e) If both conclusion I & II follows.

Answer: (e)

Both I & II follow

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where H = Huts, T = Temples and M = Mansions.

Question : 5

Statements:
All educated people read newspapers.
Rahul does not read newspaper.


Conclusion:
I. Rahul is not educated
II. Reading newspaper is not essential to be educated.

a) If either conclusion I or II follows

b) If only conclusion I follows

c) If only conclusion II follows

d) If neither conclusion I nor II follows

e) If both conclusion I & II follows.

Answer: (b)

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Therefore, Rahul is not an educated person. Option (b) stands correct.

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