Directions (1-5):  Read both the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts. Give answer— (1) if only conclusion I is true. (2) if only conclusion II is true. (3) if either conclusion I or conclusion II is true. (4) if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II is true (5) if both conclusions I and II are true.

Statements : Some books are novel.

Some novel are newspaper.

No newspaper is a magazine.

Conclusions : I .  Some magazine are definitely not novels.

II.  All books can be newspapers.

A 1 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
B 2 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
C 3 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
D 4 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
E 5 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer


Alternate solution: Some novels are newspapers (I) + No newspaper is a magazine (E) `->`   Some novels are not magazines(O). Hence conclusion I does not follow. Some books are novels(I) + Some novels are newspapers(I) `->`  [Probable conclusion] `->`   Some books are newspapers(I) [Probable conclusion] `->`   All books can be newspapers(A). Hence conclusion II follows.

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