Syllogism - Logical Reasoning (MCQ) Questions for Q. 30024

Q.  The question given below has a set of three or four statements. Each set of statements is further divided into three segments. Choose the alternative where the third segment in the statement can be logically deduced using both the preceding two, but not just from one of them.

Statement - I. All papers are books
II. All bags are books
III. Some purses are bags

Conclusion - I. Some papers are bags
II. Some books are papers
III. Some books are purses

- Published on 15 May 17

a. Only I follows
b. Only II follows
c. Only III follows
d. Only I and II follows
e. Both II and III follow

ANSWER: Both II and III follow
In this question, three possible diagrams following the given statements are possible. Before jumping to conclusion, one should verify whether the statements are true in all possible cases.

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