Question

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

    Statement:

    All flowers are petals

    All flowers are roots

    Some flowers are herbs

    Conclusion:

    I. Some herbs are roots

    II. Some petals are herbs

    III. All petals are roots

    A Only conclusion I follows Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
    B Only conclusion II follows Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
    C Only conclusions I and II follow Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
    D All conclusions I, II and III follow Correct Answer Incorrect Answer

    Solution

    Some flowers are herbs (I) → conversion → Some herbs are flowers (I) + All flowers is roots (A) → Some herbs are roots (I). Hence conclusion I follows. Some flowers are herbs (I) → conversion → Some herbs are flowers (I) + All flowers are petals (A) → Some herbs are petals (I). → Conversion → Some petals are herbs (I). Hence conclusion II follows. All flowers are petals → conversion → Some petals are flowers (I) + All flowers are roots (A) → Some petals are roots (I). Hence conclusion III does not follow.

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