Syllogism Quiz on Possibility For SBI PO Exam

Directions (Q.1-5) : In each of
the questions below are given three statements followed by two conclusions
numbered I  and II. You have to take the
given statements to be ture even if they seem to be at variance with commonly
known facts. Read all  conclusions and
then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given
statements, disregarding commonly known facts. Give answer-


(1) If only conclusion I follows
(2) If only conclusion II follows
(3) If only conclusion I or II follows
(4) If neither conclusion I nor II follows
(5) If both conclusions I and II follows
(Q. 1 2)
      Statements:  A. Some poor are rich      
                           B. All rich are doctors.                    
                           C. Some intelligent are doctors.



1.   
Conclusions: I. At least some poor are intelligent.                                
                            II.
All intelligent being rich is a possibility.

2.   
Conclusions: I. All intelligent being
doctors is a possiblity.                    
                            II.
Some poor are doctors. 
(Q.3-4 )             
      Statements: A. All fans are
bulbs                       
                           B. All wires are holders.                  
                           C. Some wires are bulbs.

3.   
Conclusions: I. At least some fans are
wires.               
                            II.
All holders being fans is a 
possibility
   
4.   
Conclusions: I. All fans being holders is a
possibility.     
                            II. Some holders are bulbs.            
(Q.5 – 6)
      Statements:  A.
No saving A/c is a current A/c.                        
                           B. Some fixed deposits are saving A/c.                             
                           C. Some currents A/c are recurring deposits.

5.   
Conclusions: I.
All saving A/c being current A/c is a possibility.                                   
                               II. All fixed deposits being current A/c
is a possibility.

6.    Conclusions: I. All
current A/c being fixed deposits is a possibility.
                   II. All saving A/c being recurring
deposits is a possibility.           
Directions (Q. 7-11) : In each of the questions below are given three statements
followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. 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.
Give answer-
        1.
If only conclusion I follow.
        2.
If only conclusion II follows.
        3.
If either conclusion I or conclusion II
follows.
        4.
If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II
follows.
        5.
If both conclusions I and II follow.
7.   
Statements:
        All shopkeepers are servants.                
        Some shopkeepers are poor.       
No poor is rich.
Conclusions:
        I. All shopkeepers, If they
are poor, are also rich
        II. At least some shopkeepers being rich is a
possibility.
8.   
Statements:
        All books are dictionaries.          
Some books are diaries.
All dictionaries are copies
Conclusions:
        I. Some books are not copies    
        II. All dictionaries being
diaries is a possibility.
9.   
Statements:
        No fan is a light.  
All boards are fans.        
        All fans are wires.
Conclusions:
        I. All boards being wires is a
possibility. 
        II. No boards is a light.
10.  Statements:
        No oil is a bread. 
No pot is a tap.                           
All breads are pots.
Conclusions:
        I. Some oils are not pots.
        II. All taps being breads is a
possibility.
11.  Statements:
        Some soaps are liquid.
        All shirts are soaps.
        No shirt is a gold.
Conclusions:
        I.
Some liquid, if they are shirts are also soaps.
        II. All gold being soaps is a
possibility.
Answers
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