Reasoning Quiz on Syllogism For NICL & BOB Exams

Directions (1-5): In each of the
questions below are given four statements followed by four conclusions numbered
I, II, III & IV. 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 conclusion
and then decide which of the given conclusions logically do not follows from
the given statements disregarding commonly known facts. Marked the wrong answer
from the given options.

1. Statements: All dolls are toys. Some toys are
gems. Some gems are boxes. All boxes are sticks.

Conclusions: I. At least some boxes are toys.

II. Some dolls are sticks.

III. All dolls being boxes is possibility.

IV. No dolls are sticks.

(1) Only I follows

(2 ) Only I & II follow

(3) Only III follows

(4) Either II or IV and III follow

(5) All follow

2. Statements: Some days are nights. No nights
are weeks. All weeks are months. All months are years.

Conclusion: I. All nights being year is possibility.

II. Some days are not weeks.

III. All weeks are days.

IV. Some months are nights.

(1) Only I & II follow

(2) Only III & IV follow

(3) Only I & III follows

(4) None follows

(5) All follows

3. Statements: Some doors are handles. All
handles are pins. No pins are threads. All threads are clothes.

Conclusion: I. All handles being clothes is
possibility.

II. At least some doors are pins.

III. Some doors are not clothes.

IV. Some threads are doors.

(1) Only I follows

(2) Only II follows

(3) Only III follows

(4) Only IV follows

(5) None of these  

4. Statements: Some papers are lamps. Some lamps
are bulbs. All bulbs are tubes. All papers are walls.

Conclusion: I. At least some walls are bulbs.

II. All walls being tubes is possibility.

III. Some bulbs are not papers.

IV. All lamps are walls.

(1) Only I & II follow

(2) Only III & IV follow

(3) Only I & III follow

(4) Only I, III & IV follow

(5) All follow

5. Statements: All roads are cars. No road is
tree. Some trees are jungles. All jungles are rivers.

Conclusion: I. Some cars being tree is possibility.

II. No river is road.

III. Some river is road.

IV. Some trees are river.

(1) Only I & II follow

(2) Only III & IV follow

(3) None follows

(4) Either II or III, I & IV follow

(5) All follow

Answers

1 (1)    2 (2)  
3 (5)  4 (4)  5 (3)

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