Syllogism Set 68

Directions (1-5): In each of the questions below are given three statements followed by four conclusions number 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 follows from the given statements, disregarding commonly known facts.
Q1. Statements: No table is fruit. No fruit is window. All windows are chairs.
Conclusions:
I. No window is table.
II. No chair is fruit.
III. No chair is table.
IV. All chairs are windows.
(a) None follows
(b) All follow
(c) I and II follow
(d) III and IV follow
(e) None of these

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1. Ans.(a)
Sol. 

Q2. Statements: Some oranges are apples. All apples are guavas. No guava is a banana.
Conclusions:
I. Some guavas are oranges.
II. No apple is a banana.
III. Some oranges are bananas.
IV. Some apples are bananas.
(a) I and II follow
(b) I and either II or IV follow
(c) I, II and IV follow
(d) III and either II or IV follow
(e) None of these

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2. Ans.(a)
Sol. 

Q3. Statements: Some flowers are rods. Some rods are doors. Some doors are houses.
Conclusions:
I. Some houses are flowers.
II. Some doors are flowers.
III. Some flowers are doors.
IV. No house is flower.
(a) I and IV follow
(b) II and III follow
(c) Either I or II follows
(d) Either I or IV follows
(e) None of these

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3. Ans.(d)
Sol. 

Q4. Statements: All trees are books. Some books are tables. All tables are pencils.
Conclusions: 
I. Some pencils are tables.
II. Some books are trees.
III. Some tables are trees.
IV. Some pencils are trees.
(a) None follows
(b) All follow
(c) Either I or III follows
(d) Either I or II follows
(e) None of these

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4. Ans.(e)
Sol. 

 
Q5. Statements: All buses are trains. All trains are rickshaws. All rickshaws are cycles.
Conclusions: 
I. All cycles are buses.
II. All rickshaws are buses.
III. All buses are rickshaws.
IV. All trains are cycles.
(a) All follow
(b) None follows
(c) I and II follow
(d) IV and III follow
(e) II and III follow

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5. Ans. (d)
Sol. 

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