Question

    In each of the questions below are given four statements followed by three conclusions numbered I, II and III. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.

    Statements:

    Some doors are windows.

    All windows are beds.

    Some beds are pillows.

    All pillows are blankets.

    Conclusions:

    I. Some doors are pillows.

    II. All beds may be blankets.

    III. Some blankets are pillows.

    A Only I follows Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
    B Only II and III follow Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
    C Only I and III follow Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
    D All follow Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
    E None of these Correct Answer Incorrect Answer

    Solution

    Some doors are windows. (I) + All windows are beds. (A) ⇒ Some doors are beds. (I) + Some beds are pillows. (I) ⇒ No conclusion. Hence, conclusion I does not follows. Some beds are pillows. (I) + All pillows are blankets. (A) ⇒ Some beds are blankets. (I) ⇒ probable conclusion ⇒ All beds may be blankets. (A) Hence, conclusion II follows. All pillows are blankets. (A) ⇒ conversion ⇒ Some blankets are pillows. (I) ⇒ Hence, conclusion III follow.

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