Syllogism Questions and Answers


Verbal Reasoning

Syllogism


    1)

    Statements: Some actors are singers. All the singers are dancers.

    Conclusions:

    1. Some actors are dancers.
    2. No singer is actor.

  • A)Only (1) conclusion follows
  • B)Only (2) conclusion follows
  • C)Either (1) or (2) follows
  • D)Neither (1) nor (2) follows
  • E)Both (1) and (2) follow
Answer: A

    2)

    Statements: All the harmoniums are instruments. All the instruments are flutes.

    Conclusions:

    1. All the flutes are instruments.
    2. All the harmoniums are flutes.

  • A)Only (1) conclusion follows
  • B)Only (2) conclusion follows
  • C)Either (1) or (2) follows
  • D)Neither (1) nor (2) follows
  • E)Both (1) and (2) follow
Answer: B

    3)

    Statements: Some mangoes are yellow. Some tixo are mangoes.

    Conclusions:

    1. Some mangoes are green.
    2. Tixo is a yellow.

  • A)Only (1) conclusion follows
  • B)Only (2) conclusion follows
  • C)Either (1) or (2) follows
  • D)Neither (1) nor (2) follows
  • E)Both (1) and (2) follow
Answer: D

    4)

    Statements: Some ants are parrots. All the parrots are apples.

    Conclusions:

    1. All the apples are parrots.
    2. Some ants are apples.

  • A)Only (1) conclusion follows
  • B)Only (2) conclusion follows
  • C)Either (1) or (2) follows
  • D)Neither (1) nor (2) follows
  • E)Both (1) and (2) follow
Answer: B

    5)

    Statements: Some papers are pens. All the pencils are pens.

    Conclusions:

    1. Some pens are pencils.
    2. Some pens are papers.

  • A)Only (1) conclusion follows
  • B)Only (2) conclusion follows
  • C)Either (1) or (2) follows
  • D)Neither (1) nor (2) follows
  • E)Both (1) and (2) follow
Answer: E