# Syllogism Questions & Answers for Government Exams

Syllogism questions generally are a part of the various competitive exams in the reasoning ability section. Questions from syllogism topic share 3 or 4 marks out of the total marks.Â

All important Government exams, including bank, SSC, RRB, insurance and others comprise the syllogism questions as a part of their reasoning section syllabus.Â

Candidates who are looking forward to solving questions from the reasoning ability section and prepare themselves, can visit the logical reasoning questions page and get topic-wise solved questions.

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In this article, the solved syllogism questions have been given. Candidates must know the topic may seem to be bit complex but once they understand the topic well, scoring marks in such questions is easy.

Also, to get the tips to solve syllogism questions, candidates can visit the linked article.

Given below are a few points to remember while solving Syllogism questions. These will help candidates avoid making mistakes while solving such questions:

• Do not try to solve syllogism questions verbally. At times it may seem convenient to solve them verbally, but that is the wrong approach
• Use pictorial representation while solving syllogism questions. This gives the candidate clarity of what the question states
• Carefully create an image. Do not get confused between the statement and conclusion
• The number of statements may vary from 2 to 6. This must not panic the candidate. The method of solving is still the same

Given below is the syllogism question PDF along with the solutions for candidates to practise. It must be noted that syllogism is one of the most important topics from the perspective of bank prelims examination.

Apart from this, aspirants can also learn about the various other logical reasoning concepts in the articles given below:

## Syllogism Questions

Understanding the concept is the key to answer the questions correctly. The same implies for the syllogism questions as well.

Until and unless a candidate is aware of the concept, its types, and other related details, solving the questions may seem tougher. Thus, to learn more about the Concept of Syllogism, visit the linked article.

Candidates can now start with solving the syllogism questions given below and analyse their performance by checking the correct answers and solutions for the same.Â

Directions (Q1 – Q10): In each of the given questions, a few statements have been given followed by two conclusions based on them. Consider the statements to be true and answer which of the given conclusions logically follow the statement.

Q 1.Â

Statement I: Some plums are peaches

Statement II: All peaches are apples

Statement III: Some apples are mangoes

Conclusion I: Some mangoes are peaches

Conclusion II: Some apples are peaches

1. If only conclusion I follow
2. If only conclusion II follows
3. If conclusion I and II both follow
4. If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows
5. If either conclusion I or conclusion II follows

Q 2.Â

Statement I: All trees are shrubs

Statement II: No shrub is a sapling

Statement III: All saplings are grass

Conclusions I: No tree is a grass

Conclusion II: Some saplings being trees is a possibility

1. If only conclusion I follow
2. If only conclusion II follows
3. If conclusion I and II both follow
4. If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows
5. If either conclusion I or conclusion II follows

Q 3.Â

Statement I: Some green is red

Statement II: Some red is blue

Statement III: All blue is yellow

Conclusion I: Some yellow is green

Conclusion II: Some yellow is red

1. If only conclusion I follow
2. If only conclusion II follows
3. If conclusion I and II both follow
4. If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows
5. If either conclusion I or conclusion II follows

Q 4.Â

Statement I: Some money is cash.

Statement II: Some cash are draft

Statement III: All drafts are bills

Conclusion I: Some money are draft

Conclusion II: Some money is bills

1. If only conclusion I follow
2. If only conclusion II follows
3. If conclusion I and II both follow
4. If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows
5. If either conclusion I or conclusion II follows

Q 5.Â

Statement I: All books are diary

Statement II: Some diaries are notebooks

Statement III: All notebooks are notepads

Conclusion I: Some notepads are diary

Conclusion II: Some notepads are books

1. If only conclusion I follow
2. If only conclusion II follows
3. If conclusion I and II both follow
4. If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows
5. If either conclusion I or conclusion II follows

Q 6.Â

Statement I: Some gold are platinum

Statement II: Some platinum are silver

Statement III: Some silver are zinc

Conclusion I: Some gold are silver

Conclusion II: Some zinc are platinum

1. If only conclusion I follow
2. If only conclusion II follows
3. If conclusion I and II both follow
4. If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows
5. If either conclusion I or conclusion II follows

Q 7.Â

Statement I: Only a few rivers are lakes

Statement II: All rivers are ocean

Statement III: All oceans are stream

Conclusion I: All stream being lakes is a possibility

Conclusion II: At least some oceans are rivers

1. If only conclusion I follow
2. If only conclusion II follows
3. If conclusion I and II both follow
4. If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows
5. If either conclusion I or conclusion II follows

Q 8.

Statement I: Only biscuits are chocolate

Statement II: Only few biscuits are snacks

Statement III: All snacks are beverages

Conclusion I: Some biscuits are not snacks is a possibility

Conclusion II: Some chocolates are snacks is a possibility

1. If only conclusion I follow
2. If only conclusion II follows
3. If conclusion I and II both follow
4. If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows
5. If either conclusion I or conclusion II follows

Candidates can check the detailed explanation of the concept of syllogism along with a few simple tips to answer questions in the video given below:

Q 9.

Statement I: Some mobiles are telephone

Statement II: No cordless is mobile.

Statement III: Some tablets are mobiles

Conclusion I: No mobile is cordless

Conclusion II: All telephone being tablets is a possibility

1. If only conclusion I follow
2. If only conclusion II follows
3. If conclusion I and II both follow
4. If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows
5. If either conclusion I or conclusion II follows

Q 10.Â

Statement I: Some Gmail is yahoo

Statement II: No yahoo is Instagram

Statement III: All Instagram is twitter

Conclusion I: Some twitter being Gmail is a possibility

Conclusion II: Some yahoo can never be Instagram

1. If only conclusion I follow
2. If only conclusion II follows
3. If conclusion I and II both follow
4. If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows
5. If either conclusion I or conclusion II follows

Directions (Q11 – Q20): In the following questions, a few statements have been given followed by three or more conclusions. Consider the statements to be true and answer which of the given conclusions are correct with respect to the statements:

Q 11.Â

Statement I: Some winter are summer.

Statement II: All spring are summer.

Statement III: Some summer are autumn.

Conclusion I: No autumn is winter

Conclusion II: All autumns being winter is a possibility

Conclusion III: Some autumn is winter

1. Only conclusion I follow
2. Both conclusion I and III follow
3. Either conclusion I and III follow and conclusion II definitely follows
4. All conclusion I, II & III follow
5. None of the above

Q 12.Â

Statement I: All plates are cups

Statement II: All cups are spoons

Statement III: Some spoons are forks

Statement IV: All forks are bowl

Conclusion I: All bowl are plates

Conclusion II: At least some spoons are bowl

Conclusion III: All cups are not plates

Conclusion IV: All plates being spoons is a possibility

1. All conclusion follows
2. Only conclusion II and IV follow
3. Only conclusion I follow
4. Only conclusion II follows
5. None of the above

Q 13.Â

Statement I: All mobiles are laptops

Statement II: All laptops are computer

Statement III: Some computers are tablets

Statement IV: All tablets are palmtop

Conclusion I: All palmtop are laptops

Conclusion II: At least some computers are palmtop

Conclusion III: All laptops are not mobiles

Conclusion IV: All mobiles being computers is a possibility

1. Both conclusion II and IV follow
2. Only conclusion I follows
3. Only conclusion IV follow
4. Only conclusion III follow
5. Only conclusion II follow

Q 14.Â

Statement I: Some roses are sunflower

Statement II: Some sunflower are marigold

Statement III: All marigold are lilies

Statement IV: No rose is tulip

Conclusion I: Some lilies are sunflower

Conclusion II: Some lilies are roses

Conclusion III: Some marigold are tulip

Conclusion IV: No marigold is tulip

1. Only conclusion I follow
2. Either conclusion IV and III follow
3. Both options (1) and (2)
4. Cannot be determined
5. None of the above

Q 15.Â

Statement I: No P is X

Statement II: All X are Y

Statement III: Some Y are Z

Conclusion I: No P is Z

Conclusion II: No Y is X

Conclusion III: Some Y is X is a possibility

Conclusion IV: At least some Z are P

1. Either conclusion I or IV follow
2. Either conclusion I or II follow
3. Either conclusion III or IV follow
4. Either conclusion II or III follow
5. Either conclusion IV or II follow

Q 16.Â

Statement I: Some sketchpen are pencil

Statement II: All the marker are pencil

Statement III: All the pens are sketchpen

Conclusion I: Some sketchpen are marker

Conclusion II: No pen is pencil

Conclusion III: Some marker is sketchpen

1. Only conclusion I follow
2. Only conclusion II follow
3. Only conclusion III follow
4. Both conclusion I and II follow
5. None of the above

Q 17.Â

Statement I: All the white are grey

Statement II: All the black are grey

Statement III: Some purple are black

Conclusion I: Some white are black

Conclusion II: Some grey are white

Conclusion III: Some grey are purple

1. Either conclusion III or I follow
2. Only conclusion II follow
3. Both conclusion I and II follow
4. Either conclusion I or II follow
5. None of the above

Q 18.Â

Statement I: All vegetables are fruits

Statement II: Some sweets are fruits

Conclusion I: All vegetables are sweets

Conclusion II: All sweets are vegetables

Conclusion III: Some fruits are sweets

1. Only conclusion I follow
2. Only conclusion III follow
3. Only conclusion II follow
4. All conclusions I, II & III follow
5. None of the three conclusions follow

Q 19.Â

Statement I: All pillows are cushions

Statement II: Some cushions are bedsheet

Statement III: All bedsheet are blankets

Statement IV: Some blankets are tablecover

Conclusion I: Some blankets are cushions

Conclusion II: Some blankets are pillows

Conclusion III: Some tablecover is cushions

1. Only conclusion I follow
2. Only conclusion II follow
3. Only conclusion III follow
4. Both conclusion I and II follow
5. Both conclusion III and I follow

Q 20.

Statement I: Some sparrows are pigeons

Statement II: Some pigeons are crows

Statement III: Some crows are peacocks

Statement IV: Some peacocks are parrots

Conclusions I: Some parrots are pigeons

Conclusion II: No parrot is pigeon

Conclusion III: Some peacocks are sparrows

Conclusion IV: No peacock is a sparrow

1. Only Conclusion I and II follow
2. Only Conclusion I, II & III follow
3. Either conclusion I or II and III or IV follow
4. All the four conclusions follow
5. Only conclusion II follows