Abhinav's Reasoning Challenges for Bank PO Exams 2016 - 19 October, 2016 (Syllogisms)

Hello and welcome to exampundit . So here is the Abhinav's Reasoning Challenges for Bank PO Exams 2016.

The rules are same as the fighter's puzzle challenges.

Abhinav will conduct and help everyone along with S Dixit,  the fighter and Chitrarth who will monitor/feature/delete any other comments.

Directions (1-5): In each of the questions below are given three statements followed by three conclusions numbered I, II and III. 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 do(es) not follow from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts. Give answer

1) only Conclusion I does not follow.
2) only Conclusion II does not follow.
3) only Conclusion III does not follow.
4) both conclusion I & II do not follow.
5) none of these

1. Statement: Some books are magazines.    
All magazines are notes.                                                                                                                                  
No note is a pencil.

Conclusions:   I. All pencils being books is a possibility.          
II. All books being note is a possibility.                      
III. All magazines being books is a possibility.

2. Statement: All humans are animal                       
All animals are elephants.                                                                               
No elephant is ant.

I. At least some animals are ant.                
II. Some ants are definitely not elephant.
III. Some humans being not animals is a possibility.

3. Conclusions:              
I. All elephants being human is a possibility.             
II. All animals being ant is a possibility.                     
III. All humans being ant is a possibility.

4. Statement:    
Some operators are subtraction.                  
No subtraction is a multiplication.                           
All multiplications are division.

I. Some subtractions are definitely not division.                  
II. Some subtractions are not operators.             
III. Some operators being not division is a possibility.

5. Conclusions:
I. Some multiplication being subtraction is a possibility.                 
II. Some divisions are multiplications.                       
III. Some divisions being not multiplication is a possibility


Directions (6-10): Some statements are given followed by some conclusions. You have to consider the statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. You have to decide which of the given conclusions if any, follow from the given statements.

6. Statements:     
Seven pins are needles.       
Some threads needles.           
100% needles are nails.  
100% nails are hammers.
I. 50% pins are hammers.      
II. Some threads are nails.             
III. 92% pins are threads.
IV. 0% pin is thread.
1) I, II and either III or IV follow      
2) III and IV follow           
3) I and II follow  
4) All follow of the above
5) None of the above

7. Statements:               
100% pens are clocks.                 
99% clocks are tyres.                                                   
Some tyres are wheels.                           
Some wheels are buses.
I. 25% buses are tyres.          
II. Some wheels are clocks.            
III. Some wheels are pens.
IV. 65% buses are clocks.

1) None follows      
2) Only I follows     
3) Only II follows     
4) Only III follows        
5) Only IV follows

8. Statements: 50% roses are flowers.              
Some flowers are buds.             
All buds are leaves.                   
100% leaves are plants.

I. 20% plants are flowers.               
II. Some roses are buds.                                                              
III. 100% leaves are roses.               
IV. 0% roses are buds.
1) Only I follows                          
2) I and II follows                               
3 ) I and either II or IV follow                             
4) Either II or IV follows            
5) None of the above

9. Statements: Few doctors are lawyers.                 
All teachers are lawyers.                                                       
Some engineers are lawyers.                                
100% engineers are businessmen.     
Conclusions: I. few teachers are doctors.           
II. 20% businessmen and lawyers.                                                      
III. Some businessmen are teachers.                  
IV. Some lawyers are teachers.
1) None follows             
2) Only II follows      
3) Only III follows 
4) II and IV follows   
5) None of these

10. Statements: 90% sweets are chocolates.               
Some chocolates are mint.                                                        
20% mints are food.                          
Some food are diet.

Conclusions: I. 0% sweets are diet.              
II. 0% food is chocolates.                        
III. 5% sweets are diet.
IV. Some sweets are food.
1) None follows     
2) Either I or III follows     
3) III and IV follow    
4) II and III follow     

5) None of these


Team ExamPundit