SBI PO Mains 2017 - New Pattern Syllogisms - 5

Hello and welcome to exampundit. Here is the fifth set of New Pattern Syllogisms for SBI PO mains 2017.

1. 1. Some pins are made of tin
2. All tin is made of copper
3. All copper is used for pins
4. Some tin is copper
5. Some pins are used for tin
6. Some copper is used for tin
(a) 123
(b) 356
(c) 341
(d) 125

2. 1. An ostrich lays eggs
2. All birds lay eggs
3. Some birds can fly
4. An ostrich cannot fly
5. An ostrich is a bird
6. An ostrich cannot swim
(a) 251
(b) 125
(c) 453
(d) 532

3. 1. Some paper is wood
2. All wood is good
3. All that is good is wood
4. All wood is paper
5. All paper is good
6. Some paper is good
(a) 254
(b) 246
(c) 612
(d) 621

4. 1. All bricks are tricks
2. Some tricks are shrieks
3. Some that are shrieks are bricks
4. Some tricks are not bricks
5. All tricks are shrieks
6. No tricks are shrieks
(a) 513
(b) 234
(c) 123
(d) 543

5. 1. Some sand is band
2. All sandal is band
3. All band is sandal
4. No sand is sandal
5. No band is sand
6. Some band is sandal
(a) 231
(b) 165
(c) 453
(d) 354

6. 1. No wife is a life
2. All life is strife
3. Some wife is strife
4. All that is wife is life
5. All wife is strife
6. No wife is strife
(a) 256
(b) 632
(c) 126
(d) 245

7. 1. Some crows are flies
2. Some flies are mosquitoes
3. All mosquitoes are flies
4. Some owls are flies
5. All owls are mosquitoes
6. Some mosquitoes are not owls
(a) 123
(b) 356
(c) 145
(d) 542

8. 1. Six is five
2. Five is not four
3. Some five is ten
4. Some six is twelve
5. Some twelve is five
6. Some ten is four
(a) 145
(b) 123
(c) 156
(d) 543

9. 1. Poor girls want to marry rich boys
2. Rich girls want to marry rich boys
3. Poor girls want to marry rich girls
4. Rich boys want to marry rich girls
5. Poor girls want to marry rich girls
6. Rich boys want to marry poor girls
(a) 145
(b) 123
(c) 234

(d) 456

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1. c) If all copper is used for pins and some tin is also copper, then it follows that some pins are made of tin.

2. a) If all birds lay eggs and ostrich is a bird, it follows that ostrich also lays eggs.

3. b) If all wood is good and all wood is paper, it follows that some paper is also good.

4. a) If all bricks are tricks and all tricks are shrieks, then some shrieks should be bricks.

5. a) If all sandal is band and all band is sand, it follows that some sand is band.

6. d) All life is strife and all that is wife is life, therefore all wife is also strife.

7. d) All owls are mosquitoes but some owls are flies, therefore some flies are also mosquitoes.

8. a) Six is five but some six is twelve, therefore some twelve is also five.

9. a) Although this doesn't seem convincing, but if we look at it from purely logical point of view, then if poor girls want to marry rich boys, and rich boys want to marry rich girls, then logically poor girls want to marry rich girls.



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