# Reasoning Questions (Syllogism) for IBPS Clerk Mains

Reasoning Questions (Syllogism) for IBPS Clerk Mains:
Dear Readers, Important Practice Reasoning Questions for Upcoming IBPS Clerk V Mains Exam was given here with Explanations. Aspirants those who are preparing for the examination can use this.

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. Give Answer
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 conclusions I and II follows.
Directions(1-2):
Statement :               Some inputs are outputs.
All outputs are necessary.
No necessary is a result
1).Conclusions:     I. All inputs being necessary is a possibility.
II. All results being inputs is a possibility.
2). Conclusions:     I. No output is a result.
II. Some necessary are not outputs.

Directions(3-4):
Statements:               All symbols are blanks.
All blanks are spaces.
Some blanks are marks.
3). Conclusions:     I. All symbols are spaces.
II. All spaces being marks is a possibility.

4). Conclusions:    I. Some spaces are not blanks.
II. All marks are blanks.

5). Statements:      Some demand is extensive
No Demand is extensive.
All public are central.
Conclusions:              I. Some demands are central.
II. Some extensive are public.

6). Statement:      All quadrilaterals are rhombuses.
No rhombuses are trapeziums.
Conclusions:        I. No Quadrilaterals are trapeziums.
a)   All follow
b)   Only I follows
c)   Only II follows
d)   Only either I or II follows
e)   None of these

7). Statements:      Some icosahedrons are dodecahedrons.
Some dodecahedrons are tetrahedrons.
Conclusions:        I. Some icosahedrons are tetrahedrons.
II. Some icosahedrons are not dodecahedrons.
III. Some tetrahedrons are not dodecahedrons.
a)   None follows
b)   All follows
c)   Only I follows
d)   Only II and III follow
e)   None of these

8). Statements:      No circles are parabolas.
No parabolas are hyperbolas.
Conclusions:              I. No circles are hyperbolas.
II. No hyperbolas are circles.
III. No hyperbolas are parabolas.
a)   All follow
b)   None follows
c)   Only III follows
d)   Only I and II follow
e)   None of these

9). Statements:      No pentagrams are pentagons.
All pentagons are cubes
Conclusions:        I. Some cubes are not pentagons.
II. Some cubes are not pentagrams
III. Some pentagrams are not cubes.
a)   All follows
b)   Only II follows
c)   Only III follows
d)   Only II and III follow
e)   None of these

10). Statements:    No horses are cats.
Some cats are rats.
Conclusions:              I. Some rats are horses.
II. Some rats are not horses.
III. Some cats are not horses.
a)   Only II and III follow
b)   Either I or II and III follow
c)   Only I and III follows
d)   Only III follow
e)   None of these