Instructions:

  • This Practice set consists of 10 questions.
  • You are not allowed to go back to the previous question.
  • You will be able to see the explanations of all the questions with your responses after you hit the “submit” button at the end of this practice set.

In the questions below some statements are given and these statements are followed by some conclusions. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Read the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements, disregarding commonly known facts.

1. Statements: 

All ropes are sticks.

No stick is pencil.

Some pencils are knives.

Conclusions:

I. Some knives are ropes.

II. Some knives are sticks.

 
 
 
 
 

2. Statements: 

All sweet are sour.

No sour is tasty.

All tasty are food.

Conclusions:

I. All sweet being food is a possibility.

II. No sweet is tasty.

 
 
 
 
 

3. Statements: 

Some Army is Force.

All Army are Navy.

All Navy are Police.

Conclusions:

I. Some Police are Army.

II. Some Force can never be Police.

 
 
 
 
 

4. Statements: 

Some poor are rich.

All rich are doctors.

Some intelligent are doctors.

Conclusions:

I. All intelligent being doctors is a possibility.

II. Some poors are doctors.

 
 
 
 
 

5. Statements: 

No cow is a bull.

All bulls are animals.

Some animals are mammals.

Conclusions:

I. At least some mammals are animals.

II. Some mammals being bulls is a possibility.

 
 
 
 
 

6. Statements: 

No cow is a bull.

All bulls are animals.

Some animals are mammals.

Conclusions:

I. At least some animals are bulls.

II. No animal is a cow.

 
 
 
 
 

7. Statements: 

Some stars are planets.

Some planets are moons.

No moon is a sun.

Conclusions:

I. No star is a sun.

II. All planets being suns is a possibility.

 
 
 
 
 

8. Statements: 

Some stars are planets.

Some planets are moons.

No moon is a sun.

Conclusions:

I. All suns being stars is a possibility.

II. Some planets are stars.

 
 
 
 
 

9. Statements: 

Some pens are keys.

Some keys are locks.

All locks are cards.

No card is paper.

Conclusions:

Some keys are not paper.

Some keys are paper.

 
 
 
 
 

10. Statements: 

Some pens are keys.

Some keys are locks.

All locks are cards.

No card is paper.

Conclusions:

Some pens are not paper.

Some pens are paper.

 
 
 
 
 


Syllogism Practice Questions