# Syllogisms - Verbal Reasoning questions

## Syllogisms - Verbal Reasoning questions

Q1.
Statements: All the leopards are kites. All the kites are buffaloes. Some wolfs are buffaloes.

Conclusions:
1. Some buffaloes are leopards.
2. Some wolfs are kites.
3. All the kites are leopards.

A. Only (1) and (2)
B. Only (1)
C. Only (2)
D. Only (1) and (3)

Q2. Statements: Some machines are instruments. Some instruments are devices. Some devices are joints.

Conclusions:
1. Some machines are devices.
2. Some instruments are joints.
3. Some joints are devices.
4. Some joints are instruments.

A. Only (3)
B. Only (1)
C. Only (2)
D. Only (4)

Q3.
Statements: All the computers are cell phones. All the Tablets are cell phones. Some laptops are tablets.

Conclusions:
1. Some computers are tablets.
2. Some cell phones are computers.
3. Some cell phones are laptops.

A. Only (1)
B. Only (2) and (3)
C. Only (1) and (2)
D. Only (1) and (3)

ANSWER: B. Only (2) and (3)

Q4. Statements: Some roads are bridges. Some bridges are highways. All the bridges are tracks.

Conclusions:
1. Some tracks are bridges.

A. Only (1) and (2)
B. Only (2) and (4)
C. Only (2) and (3)
D. Only (1) and (4) and either (2) or (3)

ANSWER: D. Only (1) and (4) and either (2) or (3)

Q5. Statements: Some doctors are engineers. Some engineers are lawyers. All the lawyers are managers.

Conclusions:
1. Some lawyers are engineers.
2. Some managers are doctors.
3. All the doctors are managers.
4. Some managers are engineers.

A. Only (1) and (2)
B. Only (1) and (4)
C. Only (1) and (3)
D. Only (2) and (4)

ANSWER: B. Only (1) and (4)

Q6. Statements: Some parrots are pigeons. Some pigeons are sparrow. No sparrow is butterfly.

Conclusions:
1. No butterfly is pigeon.
2. No sparrow is parrot.
3. Some pigeons are parrot.

A. Only (1)
B. Only (1) and (2)
C. Only (1) and (3)
D. Only (2) and (3)
E. Only (3).

Q7. All the chairs are tables. Some tables are cupboards. Some cupboards are almirahs.

Conclusions:
1. Some cupboards are chairs.
2. Some almirahs are tables.
3. Some chairs are cupboards.
4. Some chairs are almirahs.

A. Only (1)
B. Only (2)
C. Only (3)
D. Only (4)
E. None of the four.

ANSWER: E. None of the four.

Q8. Statements: All the tubelights are bulbs. All the bulbs are lamps. Some lamps are fans.

Conclusions:
1. Some tubelights are fans.
2. Some fans are bulbs.
3. All the tubelights are lamps.
4. Some fans are lamps.

A. Only (3) and (4)
B. Only (1) and (2)
C. Only (2) and (3)
D. Only (1) and (4)

ANSWER: A. Only (3) and (4)

Q9. Statements: Some bicycles are motorbikes. All the trucks are motorbike. All the buses are bicycles.

Conclusions:
1. Some bicycles are trucks.
2. No bus is motorbike.
3. Some trucks are bicycles.

A. None of three
B. Only (1) and (2)
C. Only (1) and (3)
D. Only (2) and (3).

Q10. Statements: All the males are mens. All the mens are childs.

Conclusions:
1. All the males are childs.
2. All the childs are males.
3. Some childs are males.
4. Some mens are males.

A. All the four.
B. Only (1) (2) and (3)
C. Only (1), (3) and (4)
D. Only (2), (3) and (4)

ANSWER: C. Only (1), (3) and (4)

Q11. Statement:

I. All doors are windows.
II. All windows are black.
III. All black are brown.

Conclusions
I. Some brown are doors.
II. All windows are brown.
III. Some black are doors.
IV. All doctors are doors.

(a) Only I and II follow
(b) Only I and III follow
(c) Either II or IV follows
(d) None of these.

Q12. Statement:

I. Some doctors are engineers.
II. All engineers are typist.
III. Some typist are clerk.

Conclusions

I. Some engineers are clerks.
II. All doctors are typist.
III. Some doctors are typist.
IV. No engineer is clerk.

(a) Only III follows
(b) Either I or IV and III follow
(c) Only II follows
(d) Only IV follows.

ANSWER: (b) Either I or IV and III follow

Q13. Statement:

I. Some crooks are simple.
II. Some simple are fools
III. No fool is intelligent.

Conclusions
I. Some simple are not intelligent.
II. All simple are not intelligent.
III. Some simple are intelligent.
IV. Some crooks are intelligent.

(a) Only I follows
(b) Either II or III follows
(c) Only I and IV follow
(d) Only I, III and IV follow

ANSWER: (b) Either II or III follows

Q14 Statement:

I. All snakes are insects.
II. Some snakes are birds.
III. Some birds are butterflies.

Conclusions
I. Some butterflies are snakes.
II. No butterfly is a snake.
III. Some birds are insects.
IV. No bird is a insect.

(a) Only I and II follow
(b) III and either I or II follow
(c) Only III follows
(d) Either I or II, and either III or IV

ANSWER: (d) Either I or II, and either III or IV

Q15. Statement:

I. Some chocolates are toffees.
II. All toffees are sweet.
III. Some pastries are sweet.

Conclusions
I. Some chocolates are sweet.
II. Some pastries are chocolates.
III. Some toffees are pastries.
IV. Some toffees are chocolates.

(a) Only I follows
(b) Only I and II follow
(c) Only I and IV follow
(d) Either II or III and I follow

ANSWER: (c) Only I and IV follow

Q16. Statement:

I. All pens are jugs.
II. All jugs are glasses.
III. Some glasses are cups.

Conclusions
I. Some cups are jugs.
II. All jugs are pens.
III. Some pens are cups.
IV. All glasses are pens.

(a) None follows
(b) Either I or III follows
(c) All follow
(d) Only I and III follow

Q17. Statement:

I. Some chairs are shoes.
II. All shoes are sticks.
III. Some sticks are pens.

Conclusions
I. All shoes are pens.
II. Some pens are sticks.
III. Some shoes are pens.
IV. All sticks are shoes.

(a) Only II follows
(b) Either III or IV only
(c) Either II or IV only
(d) All of these

Q18. Statement:

I. Some horses are knives.
II. Some knives are papers.
III. Some papers are copies.

Conclusions

I. Some horses are copies.
II. No knife is copy.
III. No horse is copy.
IV. Some knives are copies.

(a) None of the above
(b) Either II or IV
(c) Either I or III and either II or IV
(d) Either I or IV

ANSWER: (c) Either I or III and either II or IV

Q19. Statement:

I. Some papers are bags.
II. All bags are green.

Conclusions
I. All green are bags.
II. All papers are bags.
III. Some papers are not bags.
IV. All green are papers.

(a) Only I and II follow
(b) Only III and IV follow
(c) Only IV follows
(d) None of these

Q20. Statement:

I. All trees are pens.
II. No pen is pencil.

Conclusions
I. No tree is pencil.
II. Some trees are pencil.
III. Some pencils are trees.
IV. Some pens are trees.

(a) Either I or II follows
(b) Only I and III follow
(c) Only I and IV follow
(d) None of these