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Questions on syllogisms

Two statements are given in the question followed by two conclusions. Consider the two given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts and choose the correct option about conclusions which logically follows from the two given statements:

 

(a) only conclusion I follows

(b) only conclusion II follows

(c) either I or II follows.

(d) neither I nor II follows.

(e) both I and II follow.

Statements :

1. All tigers are ships.

2. Some ships are cupboards.

Conclusions :

I. Some tigers are cupboards.

II. Some cupboards are tigers.

Ans: (d)

Statements :

1. All pencils are bricks.

2. All bricks are bottles.

Conclusions :

I. All pencils are bottles.

II. All bricks are pencils.

Ans: a

(3) Statements :

1. All tigers are ships.

2. Some ships are cupboards.

Conclusions :

I. Some ships are tigers.

II. Some cupboards are not ships.

Ans: a