Institute of Banking Personnel Selection : Article

  • 2016-10-04

Direction(1-5): Each question consists of three statements followed by two conclusions I and II. Consider the statements to be true even if they are in variance with the commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follow from the given statements using all the three statements together. Mark your answer as

(a) If only conclusion I follows.

(b) If only conclusion II follows.

(c) If either conclusion I or conclusion II follows. 

(d) If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.

(e) If both conclusion I and conclusion II follow.

6. Statements: All rings are watches.

Some bangles are rings.

Some caps are watches.


I. No cap is a bangle is a possibility.

II. Some rings which are caps they must be a part of bangles.

7. Statements: All artists are players.

All musicians are artists.

All players are singers.


I. All singers are musicians is a possibility.

II. Some singers which are musicians also a part of artist. 

8. Statements: All bricks are stones.

Some stones are rocks.

All rocks are mountains.


I. Some mountains which are stones are also a part of bricks.

II. No rock is brick is a possibility.

Statements: (9-10)

All stars are bottles. 

Some bottles are papers. 

No paper is a calendar. 

9. Conclusions:

I. All stars being papers is a possibility. 

II. No calendar is a bottle. 

10. Conclusions:

I. All calendars being stars is a possibility. 

II. At least some bottles are stars.


1-a        2-e        3-b         4-a        5-e