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      In the following question, three statements are given each followed by two conclusions I and II. You have to consider the statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. You have to decide which of the given conclusions, if any, follows from the given statements.

      Statements:    

      All book are pencil                          

      Some pencil are pen.

      All pen are paper.

      Conclusions:    

      I. Some book are pen.

      II. Some pencil are paper.

      A Only I follows Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
      B Only II follows Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
      C Both I and II follows Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
      D Neither I nor II follows Correct Answer Incorrect Answer

      Solution

      All book are pencil (A) + Some pencil are pen (I) = No conclusion. Hence, conclusion I does not follow. Some pencil are pen (I) + All pen are paper (A) = some pencil are paper (I). Hence, conclusion II will also follow.  Alternate Method:

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