• Question

      In each of the questions below are given two statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. 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. Give answer

      Statements:Some combs are boxes.

      All boxes are mirrors.

      Conclusions:I. Some boxes are combs. 

      II. Some mirrors are combs.

      A Only I follow. Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
      B Only II follows. Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
      C Either I or II follows. Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
      D Neither I nor II follows. Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
      E Both I and II follows. Correct Answer Incorrect Answer

      Solution

      Some combs are boxes (I) ⇒ Conversion⇒ Some boxes are combs (I). Hence conclusion I follow. Some combs are boxes(I) + All boxes are mirrors(A) ⇒ Some combs are mirrors (I) ⇒ Conversion⇒ Some mirrors are combs (I). Hence conclusion II follows. Alternate Method:

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