Today, we are going to share notes on Syllogism, Syllogism topic which is one of the most important topics of reasoning in competitive exams.

Syllogism questions are very common and frequently asked in major exams like IBPS PO Clerk, SBI Clerk, SSC 10+2, SSC CGL, MAT, GMAT, etc. Through different kinds of Syllogism questions, an examiner assesses candidates' reasoning skills, and the more a candidate is aware of different approaches the more will be able to solve a blood relation question fast and with ease.

Syllogism Questions Answers For Bank And Other Competitive Exams Practice Set 1

All questions under this practice set are based on previous year questions asked under various competitive exams.

Directions (1-5): In each question below are given two statements followed by four conclusions numbered I, II, III, and IV. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follow/s from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.

1. Statements:

All gardens are parks.

Some hotels are gardens.

Conclusions:

No park is a hotel.

Some parks are hotels.

No garden is a hotel.

No hotel is a park.

No park is a hotel.

Some parks are hotels.

No garden is a hotel.

No hotel is a park.

1) If only conclusion I follows

2) If only conclusion II follows

3) If either conclusion I or II follows

4) If neither conclusion I nor II follows

5) If both conclusions I and II follow

Ans 1: Only conclusion II follows.

2. Statements:

Conclusions:

No pizza is a sweet.

All pizzas are sweets.

1) If only conclusion I follows

2) If only conclusion II follows

3) If either conclusion I or II follows

4) If neither conclusion I nor II follows

5) If both conclusions I and II follow

Ans 2: Only either I or II follows

3. Statements:

Conclusions:

Some puzzles are questions.

All questions are puzzles.

1) Only I follows

2) Only II follows

3) Only either II or III follows

4) Only II and IV follow

5) None follows

Ans 3: None follows

4. Statements:

Some covers are papers.

Some bags are covers.

Conclusions:

No bag is a paper.

some papers are covers.

All bags are papers.

No paper is a cover.

1) If only conclusion I follows

2) If only conclusion II follows

3) If either conclusion I or II follows

4) If neither conclusion I nor II follows

5) Only II and either I or III follows.

Ans 4: Only II and either I or III follows.

5. Statements:

No flower is a canal.

Some rivers are flowers.

Conclusions:

No river is a canal.

No canal is a flower.

Some rivers are not canals.

Some rivers are canals.

1) If only conclusion I follows

2) If only conclusion II follows

3) II and III and either I or IV follow.

4) I and II and either I or IV follow.

5) If both conclusions I and II follow

Ans 5: II and III and either I or IV follow.