## 10 May 2016

### SBI Clerk Prelims 2016- Practice Reasoning Questions (Syllogism)

SBI Clerk Prelims 2016- Practice Reasoning Questions (Syllogism) Set-31:
Dear Readers, Important Practice Reasoning Questions with explanation for Upcoming SBI Clerk Exams was given here with explanation, candidates those who are preparing for those exams can use this practice questions.

Directions (Q. Nos. 1-12): In each question below are four statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II you have to take the four given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusion logically follows from the four statements disregarding commonly known facts.
a)   If only conclusion I follows
b)   If only conclusion II follows
c)   If either conclusion I or II follows
d)   If neither conclusion I nor II follows
e)   If both conclusion I and II follows

1). Statements    Some schools are colleges.
Some colleges are universities.
All universities are institutes.
All institutes are classes.
Conclusions                 I. Some colleges are classes.
II. All universities are classes.

2). Statements    Some umbrellas are raincoats.
All raincoats are shirts.
No shirt is a blazer.
Some blazers are suits.
Conclusions                 I. Some shirts are umbrellas.
II. Some suits are raincoats.

3). Statement     Some computers are boards.
Some boards are chalks.
All chalks are bulbs.
No bulb is tubelight.
Conclusions                  I. Some bulbs are computers.
II. No chalk is a tubelight.

4). Statement     All doors are floors.
Some floors are tiles.
All tiles are paints.
Some paints are stones.
Conclusions                  I. Some floors are paints.
II. Some doors are tiles.

5). Statement      Some leaves are petals.
Some petals are flowers.
All flowers are fruits.
Some fruits are nuts.
Conclusions                  I. Some nuts are flowers.
II. No nut is flower.

6). Statement     All pictures are paintings.
All paintings are photographs.
Some photographs are designs.
Some designs are movies.
Conclusions                I. Some paintings are designs.
II. Some photographs are movies.

7).Statements    Some tablets are capsules.
All capsules are syrups.
Some syrups are medicines.
All medicines are powders.
Conclusion                 I. Some syrups are powders.
II. Some syrups are tablets.

8).Statements    All jungles are trees.
All houses are buildings.
Conclusion         I. All trees are houses.

9).Statements    All tablets are packets.
No packet is bag.
Some bags are toys.
All toys are puppets.
Conclusion          I. Some puppets are tablets.
II. Some puppets are bags.

10).Statements   Some desks are tables.
Some tables are chairs.
Some chairs are benches.
Some benches are cots.
Conclusion          I. Some chairs are desks.
II. Some cots are tables.

11).Statements   All bangles are rings.
All rings are bracelets.
Some bracelets are jewels.
Some jewels are stones.
Conclusion          I. Some stones are bangles.
II. Some jewels are rings.

12).Statements   All  trousers are pants.
Some pants are shirts.
All shirts are buttons.
Conclusions                I. Some threads are pants.
II. Some buttons are trousers.

1). e) 2). a) 3). b) 4). a) 5). c) 6). d) 7). e) 8). e) 9). b) 10). d)  11). d)  12). d)

Explanation:

1).
Conclusions            I. Some colleges are classes. (✓)
II. All universities are classes. (✓)

2).
Conclusions            I. Some shirts are umbrellas. (✓)
II. Some suits are raincoats. (✗)

3).
Conclusions            I. Some bulbs are computers. (✗)
II. No chalk is a tubelight. (✓)

4).
Conclusions            I. Some floors are paints. (✓)
II. Some doors are tiles. (✗)

5).
Conclusions            I. Some nuts are flowers. (✗)
II. No nut is flower. (✗)

6).
Conclusions          I. Some paintings are designs. (✗)
II. Some photographs are movies. (✗)

7).
Conclusion            I. Some syrups are powders. (✓)
II. Some syrups are tablets. (✓)

8).
Conclusion            I. All trees are houses. (✓)
II. Some buildings are roads. (✓)

9).
Conclusion              I. Some puppets are tablets. (✗)
II. Some puppets are bags. (✓)

10).
Conclusion            I. Some chairs are desks. (✗)
II. Some cots are tables. (✗)

11).
Conclusion            I. Some stones are bangles. (✗)
II. Some jewels are rings. (✗)

12).
Conclusions         I. Some threads are pants. (✗)
II. Some buttons are trousers. (✗)