Bank PO|Specialist Officers Exam: Reasoning (Syllogism) – Practice Set 1

Details of Question Set: Reasoning (Syllogism) – Practice Set 1

Subject : Reasoning       Topic: Syllogism

Useful for: PO and Officers/Specialist Officers level bank exams such as IBPS PO, SBI PO, IBPS Specialist Officers exam, IBPS RRBs Officers Exam, RBI Officers Exam. Moreover the Question Set is also useful for other exams- SSC CGL Exam (Tier-I), CSAT, MBA Entrance Exams, Officers level exam for Insurance sector etc.

Directions (Q.1-6): 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 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: All rockets are poles.
                              Some poles are trams.
                             Some trams are ropes.
                            All ropes are tents.
Conclusions:   I. Some tents are trams.
                             II.  Some ropes are rockets.
                            III. Some trams are rockets.
                             IV. Some poles are rockets.
1) Only I and II follow
2) Only I, II and III follow
3) Only I and III follow
4) Only I and IV follow
5) None of these
2. Statements:   All dials are mirrors.
                                 All mirrors are spoons.
                                Some spoons are decks.
                               Some decks are chairs.
Conclusions:      I. Some decks are mirrors.
                                II. Some spoons are dials.
                               III.Some decks are dials.
                               IV. Some chairs are spoons.
1) None follows            2) Only I follows
3) Only II follows        4) Only III follows
5) Only IV follows
3. Statements: Some houses are forests.
                               All forests are trees.
                               Some trees are hills.
                               All hills are buses.
Conclusions: I. Some buses are trees.
                            II. Some trees are houses.
                          III. Some hills are houses.
                          IV. Some buses are forests.
1) Only I and II follow
2) Only I, II and IV follow
3) Only I, II and III follow
4) All I, II, III and IV follow
5) None of these
4. Statements: Some lakes are rivers.
                               Some rivers are mountains.
                               Some mountains are books.
                               Some books are papers.
Conclusions:  I. Some books are rivers.
                            II. Some papers are lakes.
                           III. Some mountains are lakes.
                           IV. No paper is a lake.
1) None follows
2) Only either II or IV follows
3) Only II follows
4) Only IV follows
5) Only either II or IV and III follow
5. Statements: Some tigers are horses.
                               All horses are goats.
                              All goats are dogs.
                              Some dogs are cats.
Conclusions:  I. Some cats are tigers.
                             II. Some dogs are horses.
                            III. Some goats are tigers.
                            IV. Some cats are horses.
1) Only I and II follow
2) Only I, II and III follow
3) Only II and III follow
4) Only II, III and IV follow
5) None of these
6. Statements: All notebooks are pens.
                               No pen is a table.
                               Some tables are desks.
                              All desks are tanks.
Conclusions:  I. Some tanks are pens.
                             II. Some desks are notebooks.
                             III.Some tanks are tables.
                             IV. No tank is a pen.
1) Only I follows
2) Only III follows
3) Only IV follows
4) Only either I or IV follows
5) Only either I or IV and III follow
Answers

(1)4     (2)3     (3)1     (4)2     (5)3     (6)5  

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