Quiz 1 – Syllogism

Quiz 1 – Syllogism

Quiz 1 – Syllogism

 

Directions (Q. 1 – 5): In each of the questions below, two/three statements are given followed by
conclusions/ group of conclusions numbered I and II. You have to assume all the statements to be
true even if they seem to be at variance with the commonly known facts and then decide which
of the given two conclusions logically follows from the information given in the statements. Give
answer
1) if only conclusion I follows. 2) if only conclusion II follows.
3) if either conclusion I or conclusion II follows.
4) if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows. 5) if both conclusion I and II follow.
(Q.1 – 2):
Statements: Some squares are circles. No circle is a triangle.
No line is a square.
1. Conclusions: I. All squares can never be triangles. II. Some lines are circles.
2. Conclusions: I. No triangle is a square. II. No line is a circle.
(Q3 – 4):
Statements: All songs are poems. All poems are rhymes.
No rhyme is paragraph.
3. Conclusions: I. No Song is a paragraph. II. No poem is a paragraph.
4. Conclusions: I. All rhymes are poems. II. All Songs are rhymes.
5. Statements: Some dews are drops. All drops are stones.
Conclusions: I. At least some dews are stones. II. At least some stones are drops.

 

Directions (Q. 6 – 10): In each of the questions below are given four statements followed by four conclusions numbered I, II, III and IV. You have to assume everything in the statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts and then decide which of the four given conclusions logically follows from the statements, disregarding commonly known facts, and select the appropriate answer.

 

6. Statements: Some numbers are digits. All digits are alphabets.
No alphabet is a vowel. All consonants are vowels.
Conclusions: I. No digit is a vowel. II. No alphabet is a consonant.
III. No vowel is a number. IV. All vowels are numbers.
1) Only I and III follow 2) Only II and IV follow 3) Only I and II follow
4) Only I, II and III follow 5) Only I , II and either III or IV follow
7. Statements: All documents are files. Some files are papers.
All papers are certificates. No certificate is a manuscript.
Conclusions: I. At least some documents are papers. II. No manuscript is a document.
III. At least some certificates are files. IV. No paper is a document.
1) Only I , II and IV follow 2) Only II and III follow 3) Only I and IV follow
4) Only III follows 5) None of these
8. Statements: No group is people. All people are animals.
All animals are plants. All plants are roots.
Conclusions: I. No group is a plant. II. All people are plants.
III. At least some groups are plants. IV. All plants are groups.
1) Only II follows 2) Only I and IV follow
3) Only II and III follow 4) Only III and IV follow 5) None of these

 

9. Statements: Some jobs are vacancies. All jobs are works.
No work is a trade. All professions are trades.
Conclusions: I. At least some works are jobs. II. No vacancy is a trade.
III. No profession is a work. IV. At least some works are professions.
1) All I, II, III and IV follow 2) Only II, III and IV follow 3) Only I and IV follow
4) None follows 5) Only I and III follow
10. Statements: All marks are grades. No grade is a score.
All letters are scores. All scores are characters.
Conclusions: I. At least some letters are grades. II. At least some scores are grades.
III. At least some characters are marks. IV. Some characters are letters.
1) Only II and IV follow 2) Only IV follows 3) Only I and III follow
4) All I, II, III and IV follow 5) None follows

 

Directions (Q. 11 – 16): In each of the questions below are given three statements followed by three conclusions numbered A, B and C. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.

 

11. Statements : All halls are tyres. Some tyres are wheels.
All wheels are cars.
Conclusions : A. Some cars are wheels. B. Some cars are tyres.
C. Some wheels are halls.
1) None follows 2) Only A follows 3) Only A and B follow
4) Only C follows 5) Only B and C follow
12. Statements : Some blades are hammers. Some hammers are knives.
Some knives are axes.
Conclusions : A. Some axes are hammers. B. Some knives are blades.
C. Some axes are blades.
1) None follows 2) Only A follows 3) Only B follows
4) Only C follows 5) None of these
13. Statements : All dolls are windows. All bottles are windows.
All cars are bottles.
Conclusions : A. All cars are windows. B. Some cars are dolls.
C. Some windows are cars.
1) Only A and B follow 2) Only B and C follow 3) Only A and C follow
4) All follow 5) None of these
14. Statements : Some benches are beads. All beads are flowers.
No tree is flower.
Conclusions : A. Some trees are benches. B. Some trees are beads.
C. No tree is bead.
1) Only A follows 2) Only either A or B follows 3) Only either B or C follows
4) Only C follows 5) None of these
15. Statements : All breads are tables. Some tables are brushes.
All brushes are paints.
Conclusions : A. Some paints are breads. B. Some brushes are breads.
C. Some paints are tables.
1) None follows 2) Only B follows 3) Only C follows
4) Only A and B follow 5) Only B and C follow
16. Statements: Some pictures are frames. Some frames are idols.
All idols are curtains.
onclusions : A. Some curtains are pictures. B. Some curtains are frames.
C. Some idols are frames.

 

1) Only A and B follow 2) Only B and C follow 3) Only A and C follow
4) All follow 5) None of these

 

Directions (Q 17-21) In each of the question- sets below are two/ three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logi-cally follows from the given statements, disregarding commonly known facts. Give answer

 

1) if only conclusion I follows.                    2) if only conclusion II follows.

 

  • if either conclusion I or conclusion II follows

 

  • if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows

 

  • if both conclusion I and conclusion II follow.

 

(Q17-19)

Statements: All stars are bottles. Some bottles are papers.
No paper is a calender.
17. Conclusions: I. All stars being papers is a possibility. II. No calendar is a bottle.
18. Conclusions: I. All calendars being stars is a possibility. II. At least some bottles are stars.
19. Conclusions: I. At least some calendars are bottles. II. No calender is a star.
(20-21):
Statements: Some pencils are blankets. All blankets are erasers.
20. Conclusions: I. At least some pencils are erasers. II. All erasers being pencils is a possibility.
21. Conclusions: I. No eraser is a pencil. II. All blankets being pencils is a possibility.

 

Directions (Q.22-28) : In each group of questions below are two/ three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logi-cally follows from the two/three statements dis-regarding commonly known facts. Give answer

 

(1) if only conclusion I follows;                   (2) if only conclusion II follows

 

  • if either conclusion I or conclusion II follows;

 

  • if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows;

 

  • if both conclusion I and conclusion II follow.

 

22. Statements : Some exams are tests. No exam is a question.
Conclusions : I. No question is a test. II: Some tests are definitely not exams.
(Q 23 – 24) : Statements : All forces are energies. All energies are powers.
No power is heat.
23. Conclusions : I. Some forces are definitely not powers. II. No heat is force.
24. Conclusions : I. No energy is heat II. Some forces being heat is a possibility
(Q.25 – 26): Statements: No note is a coin. Some coins are metals.
All astics are notes.
25. Conclusions : I. No coin is plastic. II. All plastics being metals is a possibility.
26. Conclusions : I. No metal is plastic. II. All notes are plastics.
27. Statements : Some symbols are figures. All symbols are graphics.
No graphic is a picture.
Conclusions : I. Some graphics are figures. II. No symbol is a picture.
28. Statements : All vacancies are jobs. Some jobs are occupations.
Conclusions : I. All vacancies are occupations.
II. All occupations being vacancies is a possibility.

 

Directions (Q. 29-33): In each question below are given two/three statements followed by two con-clusions numbered I and II. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts. Give answer

1) if only conclusion I follows.

  • if either conclusion I or II follows.
  • if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.

2) if only conclusion II follows.

5) if both conclusions I and II follow.

 

(Q. 29 -33) :

Statements:                     All gliders are parachutes.                           No parachute is an airplane.

 

All airplanes are helicopters.

 

  1. Conclusions: I. No helicopter is a glider.

 

  1. All parachutes being helicopters is a possibility.

 

  1. Conclusions: I. No glider is an airplane.

 

  1. All gliders being helicopters is a possibility.

 

31. Statements: Some mails are chats. All updates are chats.
Conclusions: I. All mails being updates is a possibility. II. No update is a mail.
(Q. 32-33)
Statements: No stone is metal Some metals are papers.
All papers are glass.
32. Conclusions: I. No glass is metal. II. At least some glasses are metals.
33. Conclusions: I. All stones being glass is a possibility. II. No stone is paper.

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