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In each of the question sets below are two/three statements followed by two/three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II You have to take the given statements to be true even, if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements, disregarding commonly known facts. 

Statements:-
All stars are bottles.
Some bottles are papers.

No paper is a calendar.

Conclusions:-
I. All calendars being stars is a possibility.
II. At least some bottles are stars.



Your Answer
A
Only conclusion I follows
Correct Answer
B
Only conclusion II follows
Your Answer
C
Either conclusion I or conclusion II follows
Your Answer
D
Neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows
Your Answer
E
Both conclusions I and conclusion II follow

Solution

The correct option is D Only conclusion II follows

All stars are bottles conversion some bottles are stars. Hence, conclusion II follows.
All stars are bottles + some bottles are papers + No paper is calendar =  A + I + E = A + (I + E) = A + O = No conclusion. Therefore, "All calendars being stars is a possiblity" does not exist. Therefore, only conclusion II follows.

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