SBI PO PRELIMS SYLLOGISM QUESTIONS
Directions (Q. Nos. 1-5) In each question below are three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the three given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the three statements disregarding commonly known facts.
(1) If only Conclusion I follows
(2) If only Conclusion II follows
(3) If either Conclusion I or Conclusion II follows
(4) If neither Conclusion I nor Conclusion II follows
(5) If both Conclusions I and II follow
1. Statements No Pole is a mail. All mails are Postcards. Some Poles are offices.
I. Some offices are Postcards.
II. No Postcard is a Pole.
2. Statements All numbers are odds. Some odds are
Postcards. All Postcards are alphabets.
I. All numbers are alphabets.
II. Atleast some alphabets are odds.
3. Statements Some bones are tissues. All tissues are
bones. No bone is a ligament.
I. No ligament is a bone.
II. Atleast some bones are bones.
4. Statements Some schools are colleges. No school is a
nursery. All nurseries are playgrounds.
I. No playground is a school.
II. Atleast some colleges are playgrounds.
5. Statements All metals are plastics. All plastics are
cloth. All cloth are Thraces.
I. All metals are Thraces.
II. All plastics are Thraces.
Directions (Q. Nos. 6-8) The following questions are based on the five four-digit numbers given below.
3475 2791 6458 1826 7534
6. If one is added to the last digit of each of the numbers, in how many numbers thus formed will the last digit be a perfect square? (One is also a perfect square.)
(1) None (2) One (3) Two
(4) Three (5) Four
7. If the first and third digits of each of the numbers are interchanged, what will be the sum of the second digit of the lowest number and the third digit of the highest number of the new numbers thus formed?
(1) 7 (2) 10
(3) 13 (4) 5
8. What will be the result if the second digit of the highest number is subtracted from the third digit of the second
(1) 1 (2) 2 (3) 3
(4) 6 (5) 4
9. If all the digits in each of the numbers are arranged in descending order from left to right within the number, which of the following will be the sum of all the four digits of the number which is third highest in the new arrangement?
(1) 19 (2) 18 (3) 22
(4) 17 (5) 23
1. (4) 2. (2) 3. (2) 4. (4) 5. (5)
6. (2) 7. (2) 8. (5) 9. (4)