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In each of the questions below are given four statements followed by three conclusions numbered I, II & Ill. 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.

Statements
Some leaves are skies.
All skies are clouds.
No cloud is a boat.

Conclusions 
I. Some boats are leaves.
II. Some clouds are leaves.
III. All skies are leaves.
IV. No leaf is a boat.


A
Only I, II and IV follow
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B
Only II, III and IV follow
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C
Either I or IV and II follow
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D
Either I or IV and III follow
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E
None of these
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Solution

The correct option is C Either I or IV and II follow

Conclusions :
I. Some boats are leaves: Not true
II. Some clouds are leaves: True
III All skies are leaves: Not true
IV. No leaf is boat: Not true
Conclusions I and IV form a complementary pair. Therefore, either I or IV and II follow.

Logical Reasoning

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