Reasoning For SBI and IBPS Exams

Directions (Q.1-10): Below are given three statements 1, 2 and 3, followed by four conclusions. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they appear to be at variance with commonly known facts and then decide which of the conclusions logically follow(s) from the given statements. For each question, mark an appropriate answer choice that you think is correct.

1. Statements:
1. Some cards are papers.
2. All papers are vans.
3. Some vans are trams.
Conclusions:
I. Some cards are trams.
II. Some papers are trams.
III. Some trams are papers.
IV. Some vans are cards.
(a) II and III follow
(b) I and IV follow
(c) Only IV follows
(d) II, III and IV follow
(e) I, II and III follow

2. Statements:
1. No fruit is a mango.
2. No oranges is a potato.
3. All mangoes are oranges.
Conclusions:
I. Some fruits are not oranges.
II. Some oranges are not fruits.
III. No mango is a potato.
IV. Some oranges are fruits.
(a) Only III and I follow
(b) Only II and IV follow
(c) Either II or IV follow
(d) Only II and III follow
(e) Either II or IV and III follow

3. Statements:
1. Some carts are docks.
2. All carts are clocks.
3. No frock is a clock.
Conclusions:
I. All carts are clocks.
II. No frock is a cart.
III. Some docks are not frocks.
IV. Some docks are frocks.
(a) Either III or IV follows
(b) Only I and II follow.
(c) Only II and III follow
(d) I, II either III or IV follow
(e) I and either III or IV follow

4. Statements:
1. Some tablets are capsules.
2. No capsule is a medicine.
3. All medicines are syrups.
Conclusions:
I. Some tablets are not medicines.
II. Some medicines are not capsules.
III. Some syrup are medicines.
IV. Some syrup are not capsules.
(a) I, II and III follow
(b) I, III and IV follow
(c) II, III and IV follow
(d) I, II and IV follow
(e) All follow

5. Statements:
1.All coats are pants.
2.No pant is a shirt.
3.Some shirts are vests.
Conclusions:
I. Some vests are shirts.
II. Some coats are shirts.
III. No coat is a shirt.
IV. Some vests are not coats.
(a) I, II and III follow
(b) I and IV follow
(c) I and III follow
(d) I, III and IV follow
(e) I, IV and either II or III follow

6. Statements:
1. All chalks are cheese.
2. No cheese is a ship.
3. Some herds are ships.
Conclusions:
I. Some herds are not chalks.
II. Some herds are not cheese.
III. Some cheese are not herds.
IV. No Chalk is a ship.
(a) I, III and IV follow
(b) II, III and IV follow
(c) II and IV follow
(d) III and II follow
(e) I, II and IV follow

7. Statements:
1. Some birds are peacocks.
2. No cock is a hen.
3. All hens are peacocks.
Conclusions:
I. Some cocks are peacocks.
II. Some birds are hens.
III. No cock is a peacock.
IV. Some peacocks are not cocks.
(a) Either I or IV follows
(b) II and IV follow
(c) Either I or III and IV follow
(d) Either I or IIII, II and IV follow
(e) Only II follows

8. Statements:
1. Only stars are moons.
2. No cosmos is a star.
3. No planets are moons.
Conclusions:
I. Some moons are not planets.
II. No moon is a cosmos.
III. No cosmos is a planet.
IV. No star is a planet.
(a) I, II and IV follow
(b) I, III and IV follow
(c) II, III and IV follow
(d) III and IV follow
(e) I and II follow
9. Statements:
1. Some bunkers are arms.
2. No gun is a dagger.
3. All arms are daggers.
Conclusions:
I. No arm is a gun.
II. Some bunkers are not guns.
III. Some daggers are bunkers.
IV. Some daggers are not bunkers.
(a) Only I and II follow
(b) I, II and III follow
(c) Either III or IV follows
(d) I, II and either IIII or IV follow
(e) II and III follow

10. Statements:
1. No minister is honest.
2. Some politicians are females.
3. All politicians are ministers.
Conclusions:
I. Some honest are not females.
II. No honest person is a politician.
III. Some females are ministers.
IV. Some females are not honest.
(a) I, II and III follow
(b) II and III follow
(c) I and II follow
(d) II, III and IV follow
(e) I and III follow