Reasoning Quiz on Syllogism: IV

Dear readers,

We are presenting a Reasoning quiz on Syllogism. In Banking, Insurance and UPSC exams, you often get around five questions from this topic. 

So do solve the quiz and give your answers in the comments section. We will publish the correct answers soon. 

Directions (1-5): In each of the questions below are given four
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 from
commonly known facts. Read all the conclusion and then decide which of the
given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding
commonly known facts.

1. Statements: All petals are flowers. Some flowers are
buds. Some buds are leaves. All leaves are plants.


I. Some petals are not buds.

II. Some flowers are plants.

III. No flower is plant.

(1) Only I follows

(2) Either II or III follows

(3) I and II follow

(4) Only III follows

(5) None of the above

2. Statements: Some pens are keys. Some keys are locks.

All locks are cards. No card is paper.


I. No lock is paper.

II. Some cards are keys.

III. Some keys are not paper.

(1) I and II follow

(2) Only I follows

(3) Only II follows

(4) All follow

(5) None follows

3. Statements: Some pearls are gems. All gems are diamonds.
No diamond is stone. Some stones are corals.

Conclusions: I. Some stones are pearls.

II. Some corals being diamond is a possibility.

III. No stone is a pearl.

(1) Only I follows

(2) Only II follows

(3) either I or II follows

(4) I and II follow

(5) None of these

4. Statements: Some apartments are flats. Some flats are

All buildings are bungalows. All bungalows
are gardens.

 All apartments being building is a

II. All bungalows are not buildings.

III. No flat is garden.

(1) None follows

(2) Only I follows

(3) Either I or II follows

(4) II and III follow

(5) Only II follows

5. Statements: All chairs are tables. All tables are
bottles. Some bottles are jars. No jar is bucket.

Some table being jar is a possibility

II. Some bottles are chairs.

III. Some bottles are not bucket.

(1) Only I follows

(2) I and II follow

(3) All follow

(4) Only II follows

(5) None of these


Qs 1(2)   Qs 2 (4)  
Qs 3 (5)   Qs 4 (2)   Qs 5 (3)          

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Reasoning Quiz on Syllogism – III