# Reasoning Questions – Syllogism Set 42

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1. Each of the questions below has few statements followed by three conclusions I, II and III. You have to consider every given statement as true. Read the conclusions and then decide which of the conclusions can be logically derived.
Statements:
Some brown are blue.
All blue is black.
Some black is yellow.

Conclusions:
I: Some brown are black
II: Some yellow is not black
III: All yellow is black

1.Only I follows
2.Only II follows
3.Only III follows
4.Both I and II follow
5.I and Either II or III follows
Answer – A. Only conclusion I follows
Explanation :
2. Statements:
All bags are tools.
Some tools are coins.
Some coins are dolls.
Conclusions:
I. All bags being coins is a possibility.
II. At least some dolls are tables.
A. Only conclusion I follows
B. Only conclusion II follows
C. Either conclusion I or II follows
D. Neither conclusion I nor II follows
E. Both conclusion I and II follow
Answer – A. Only I follows
Explanation :
3. Statements:
All lamps are pots.
All pots are roses.
No rose is a flower
Conclusions:
I. All roses are pots
II. All lamps are roses
A. If only conclusion I follows.
B. If only conclusion II follows.
C. If either conclusion I or II follows.
D. If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
E. If both conclusions I and II follow
Answer – B. If only conclusion II follows.
Explanation :
4. Statements:
All flowers are nuts.
Some nuts are walls.
All chairs are walls
Conclusions:
I. Some nuts are chairs
II. At least some walls are flowers
A. If only conclusion I follows.
B. If only conclusion II follows.
C. If either conclusion I or II follows.
D. If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
E. If both conclusions I and II follow
Answer – D. If neither conclusion I nor II follows
Explanation :
5. Statements:
Some marbles are cats.
All cats are pillows.
No pillow is a dog
Conclusions:
I. Some marbles are definitely not dogs
II. No marble is a dog
A. If only conclusion I follows.
B. If only conclusion II follows.
C. If either conclusion I or II follows.
D. If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
E. If both conclusions I and II follow
Answer – A. If only conclusion I follows.
Explanation :
6. Statements:
Some bats are owls.
All owls are walls.
No wall is a rose.
Conclusions:
I. All bats being walls is a possibility
II. All roses being bats is a possibility
A. If only conclusion I follows.
B. If only conclusion II follows.
C. If either conclusion I or II follows.
D. If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
E. If both conclusions I and II follow.
Answer – E. If both conclusions I and II follow.
Explanation :
7. Statements:
All bulls are nets.
No net is a pipe.
All pipes are monkeys.
Conclusions:
I. No monkey is a bull
II. All nets being monkeys is a possibility.
A. if only conclusion I follows.
B. if only conclusion II follows.
C. if either conclusion I or II follows.
D. if neither conclusion I nor II follows.
E. if both conclusions I and II follow
Answer – B. if only conclusion II follows.
Explanation :
8. Statements:
All cats are bulls.
Some bulls are cyclones.
No cyclone is a table.
Conclusions:
I. All cats being cyclone is a possibility
II. No table is a bull
A. If only conclusion I follows.
B. If only conclusion II follows.
C. If either conclusion I or II follows.
D. If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
E. If both conclusions I and II follow
Answer – A. If only conclusion I follows.
9. Statements:
Some pillows are dolls.
All dolls are ices.
All ices are seats.
No lamp is ice.
Conclusions:
I. Some lamps are dolls is a possibility.
II. All lamps being seats is a possibility
A. If only conclusion I follows.
B. If only conclusion II follows.
C. If either conclusion I or II follows.
D. If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
E. If both conclusions I and II follow
Answer – B. If only conclusion II follows
10. Statements:
No seat is a tube.
No tube is horse.
No horse is Pen
Conclusions:
I. Some seats are pens.
II. Some tubes being pens is a possibility.
A. Only conclusion I follows
B. Only conclusion II follows
C. Either conclusion I or II follows
D. Neither conclusion I nor II follows
E. Both conclusion I and II follow