Institute of Banking Personnel Selection : Article
MODEL QUESTION REASONING SYLLOGISM (BANK EXAM)
Directions (1-5) : In each of the following questions are given two statements followed by two conclusions I and II. You have to consider the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Read both the conclusions and decide which of the conclusions follows from the statements disregarding commonly known facts. Give answer
a) If only conclusion I follow; Give answer
b) If only conclusion II follows; Give answer
c) If either conclusion I or II follows Give answer
d) If neither conclusion I nor II follows Give answer
e) If both conclusions I and II follow
1. Statements : Some mangoes are bananas.
Some bananas are apples.
Conclusions : I. Some apples being mangoes is a possibility II. No apple is mango.
2. Statements : No train is aeroplane.
All aeroplanes are buses.
Conclusions : I. No train is bus. II. At least some buses are aeroplanes.
3. Statements : No elephants is horse.
Some horses are asses.
Conclusions : I. No elephant is ass. II. Some asses being elephant is a possibility.
4. Statements : Some tables are chairs.
All desks are tables.
Conclusions : I. At least some tables are desks.
II. Some desks being chairs is a possibility.
5. Statements : All aeroplanes are trains.
All trains are buses.
Conclusions: I. At least some buses are aeroplanes
II. No train is bus.