## 16 May 2016

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

SBI Clerk Prelims 2016- Practice Reasoning Questions (Syllogism) Set-35:
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.1-10): In each question below are given three statements followed by four conclusions numbered I, II, and III. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with 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.

1). Statements :
Some pots are buckets
All buckets are tubs
All tubs are drums
Conclusions :
I.      Some drums are pots
II.      All tubs are buckets
III.      Some drums are buckets
a)   I and II follows
b)   I and III follows
c)   II and III follows
d)   All follow
e)   None of these

2). Statements :
All pins are bags
All chalks are bags
All needles are bags
Conclusions :
I.      Some needles are pins
II.      Some chalks are needles
III.      No needle is pin
a)   Only I follows
b)   Only III follows
c)   Either I or III follows
d)   Either I or III and II follow
e)   None of these

3). Statements :
Some buses are trucks
Some trucks are boats
No boat is jeep
Conclusions :
I.      Some jeeps are buses
II.      Some boats are buses
III.      Some jeeps are trucks
a)   None follows
b)   Only I follows
c)   Only II follows
d)   Only III follows
e)   II and III follow

4). Statements :
All flowers are trees
All trees are jungles
No jungle is hill
Conclusions :
I.      No flower is hill
II.      No tree is hill
III.      Some jungles are flowers
a)   None follows
b)   I and II follow
c)   I and III follow
d)   II and III follow
e)   All I, II and III follow

5). Statements :
Some uniforms are covers
All covers are papers
All papers are bags
Conclusions :
I.      All covers are bags
II.      Some bags are covers, papers and uniforms
III.      Some uniforms are not papers
a)   Only I follows
b)   I and II follow
c)   Only III follow
d)   All I, II and III follow
e)   None follows

6). Statements :
All buildings are mirrors
Some mirrors are pens
No pen is paper
Conclusions :
I.      Some papers are buildings
II.      Some pens are buildings
III.      Some papers are mirrors
a)   None follows
b)   Only I follows
c)   Only II follows
d)   Only III follows
e)   II and III follow

7). Statements :
Some books are trees
All trees are roads
All roads are wheels
Conclusions :
I.      Some wheels are books
II.      Some roads are books
III.      Some wheels are trees
a)   I and II follow
b)   II and III follow
c)   I and III follow
d)   All follow
e)   None of the above

8). Statements :
All stones are rivers
All rivers are cars
Some cars are trains
Conclusions :
I.      Some trains are stones
II.      Some cars are stones
III.      Some trains are rivers
a)   None follows
b)   Only I follows
c)   Only II follows
d)   Only III follows
e)   II and III follow

9). Statements :
Some bags are plates
Some plates are chairs
All chairs are tables
Conclusions :
I.        Some tables are plates
II.        Some chairs are bags
III.        No chair is bag
a)   Only I follows
b)   Either II or III follows
c)   I and either II or III follow
d)   Only III follows
e)   None of the above

10). Statements :
All desks are rooms
Some rooms are halls
All halls are leaves
Conclusions :
I.      Some leaves are desks
II.      Some halls are desks
III.      Some leaves are rooms
a)   None follows
b)   Only I follows
c)   Only II follows
d)   Only III follows
e)   II and III follow

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

Solution:
1).

Conclusions :
I.      Some drums are pots (ü)
II.      All tubs are buckets (û)
III.      Some drums are buckets (ü)
2).

Conclusions :
I.      Some needles are pins (û)
II.      Some chalks are needles (û)
III.      No needle is pen (û)
3).

Conclusions :
I.      Some jeeps are buses (û)
II.      Some boats are buses (û)
III.      Some jeeps are trucks (ü)
4).

Conclusions :
I.      No flower is hill (ü)
II.      No tree is hill (ü)
III.      Some jungles are flowers (ü)
5).

Conclusions :
I.      All covers are bags (ü)
II.      Some bags are covers, papers and uniforms (ü)
III.      Some uniforms are not papers (û)
6).

Conclusions :
I.      Some papers are buildings (û)
II.      Some pens are buildings (û)
III.      Some papers are mirrors (û)
7).

Conclusions :
I.      Some wheels are books (ü)
II.      Some roads are books (ü)
III.      Some wheels are trees (ü)
8).

Conclusions :
I.      Some trains are stones (û)
II.      Some cars are stones (ü)
III.      Some trains are rivers (û)
9).

Conclusions :
I.      Some tables are plates (ü)
II.      Some chairs are bags (û)
III.      No chair is bag (û)