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      In each question below are given two statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the two 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 two given statements, disregarding commonly known facts. Give Answer:

      Statements:

      All tomatoes are potatoes.

      All potatoes are onions.

      Conclusions:

      I. Some potatoes are tomatoes.

      II. All tomatoes are onions.

      A If only conclusion I follows; Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
      B If only conclusion II follows; Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
      C If either I or II follows; Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
      D If both I and II follow. Correct Answer Incorrect Answer

      Solution

      All tomatoes are potatoes (A) ⇒ conversion ⇒ some potatoes are tomatoes (I). Hence, conclusion I will follow. All tomatoes are potatoes (A) + All potatoes are onions (A) = All tomatoes are onions (A). Hence, conclusion II will also follow. Alternate Method:

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