# Practice Sets on Reasoning Ability (Syllogism) | IBPS PO Mains Spl – Download in PDF

Practice Sets on Reasoning Ability (Syllogism) | IBPS PO Mains Spl – Download in PDF:
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Directions (1 – 10): In each question below are given 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. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.
a) If only (I) conclusion follows
b) If only (II) conclusion 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: All Men are Women. All Women are Children. No Children is young
Conclusions: I. Some Children are Men II. No men is Young

2).Statements: Some Pots are Mats. All Mats are Cats. No Cat is Rat
Conclusions: I. No Rat is Pot II. Some Rats are not Mats

3).Statements: Some Pens are Slats. Some Slats are not Pencils. All Pencils are Erasers
Conclusions: I. Some Pencils are not Slats II. Some Erasers are Pens

4).Statements: Some Bottles are Lids. Some Lids are Flat. Some Flat are Round
Conclusions: I. Some Flat are Lid II.Some Round are not Bottles

5).Statements: All Letters are Vowels. Some Vowels are Words. No Word is Consonant
Conclusions: I. All Consonants being Vowels is a possibility II. No Letter is Consonant

6).Statements: All the Bags are Handles. All the Handles are Clips. All the Clips are Gaps
Conclusions: I. All the Clips are Bags II. All the Handles are Gaps

7).Statements: All the trucks are flies. Some scooters are flies.
Conclusions: I. All the trucks are scooters. II.Some flies are trucks.

8).Statements: All baskets are Marbles. Some marbles are sticks. No stick is garden

9).Statements: All Keys are Staplers. All staplers are Blades. Some Blades are Erasers. Some Erasers are Sharpners.
Conclusions: I. Some Sharpners are Keys II. All Keys are Blades

10).Statements: Some Landlords are farmers. All landlords are labours. Some Labours are Traders
Conclusions: I. Some Labours are Farmers II. All Traders being Farmers is Possibility

Directions (11 – 15): In each question below are given three statements followed by three 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.
11).Statements: All flowers are roses. No rose is a lily. Some lily are plants.
Conclusions: I. All roses being flowers is a possibility. II.  All plants being lily is a possibility. III. Some lily are not roses.
a) Only I and III follow
b) All, I, and II follow
c) Only III follows
d) All follows
e) None of these

12).Statements: All trees are branches. Some branches are seeds. No fruit is a tree.
Conclusions: I. Some branches are not fruits. II. Some seeds are branches. III. Some seeds being trees is a possibility.
a) Only I and II follow
b) Only III follows
c) Only II follows
d) Only II and III follow
e) All follow

13).Statements: No fan is a AC. No AC is a cooler. All lights are coolers.
Conclusions: I.  No fan is a cooler. II. No AC is a light. III.No cooler is a AC.
a) Only I and II follow
b) Only II follows
c) Only II and III follow
d) Only III follow
e) None of these

14).Statements: Some school are colleges. All colleges are universities. Some classes are school.
Conclusions: I. Some classes are colleges. II. Some universities are colleges. III. At least some classes are universities.
a) Only II follow
b) Only II and III follow
c) Only III follow
d) All follow
e) None of these

15).Statements: All red are blue. All blue are yellow. No green is yellow
Conclusions: I. All yellow being red is a possibility. II. Some blue are yellow III. NO red is green
a) only III follow
b) only II and III
c) only I,II and III
d) I and II
e) none of these

1)e   2)b   3)d   4)a   5)a   6)b   7)b   8)c   9)b   10)e    11)d   12)e   13)c   14)a   15)c

Solutions Key:
1. E)

2. B)

3. D)

4. A)
5. A)

6. B)

7. B)

8. C)

9. B)

10. E)

11. D)

12. E)

13. C)

14. A)

15. C)

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