Syllogism

In each of the following questions there are three statements. Which are followed by three or four conclusions. Choose the conclusions which logically follow from the given statements.

Statements: Some cars are jeeps. All the boxes are jeeps. All the pens are cars.
Conclusions:

  1. Some cars are boxes.
  2. No pen is jeep.
  3. Some boxes are cars.
Answer: (a)

sy9

Statements: All the bottles are boxes. All the boxes are bags. Some bags are trays.
Conclusions:

  1. Some bottles are trays.
  2. Some trays are boxes.
  3. All the bottles are bags.
  4. Some trays are bags.
Answer: (a)

sy8

Statements: All the books are papers. Some papers are journals. Some journals are calendars.
Conclusions:

  1. Some journals are books.
  2. Some calendars are papers.
  3. Some books are journals.
  4. Some books are calendars.
Answer: (e)

sy7

Statements: Some rats are cats. Some cats are dogs. No dog is cow.
Conclusions:

  1. No cow is cat.
  2. No dog is rat.
  3. Some cats are rats.
Answer: (e)

sy6

Statements: All the papers are books. All the bags are books. Some purses are bags.
Conclusions:

  1. Some papers are bags.
  2. Some books are papers.
  3. Some books are purses.
Answer: (b)

sy5

Statements: Some envelops are gums. Some gums are seals. Some seals are adhesives.
Conclusions:

  1. Some envelopes are seals.
  2. Some gums are adhesives.
  3. Some adhesives are seals.
  4. Some adhesives are gums.
Answer: (a)

sy4

Statements: Some questions are answers. Some answers are writers. All the writers are poets.
Conclusions:

  1. Some writers are answers.
  2. Some poets are questions.
  3. All the questions are poets.
  4. Some poets are answers.
Answer: (b)

sy3

Statements: Some keys are staplers. Some staplers are stickers. All the stickers are pens.
Conclusions:

  1. Some pens are staplers.
  2. Some stickers are keys.
  3. No sticker is key.
  4. Some staplers are keys.
Answer: (d)

sy2

Statements: All the locks are keys. All the keys are bats. Some watches are bats.
Conclusions:

  1. Some bats are locks.
  2. Some watches are keys.
  3. All the keys are locks.
Answer: (b)

sy1