Question

    In the following question below are given three 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.

    Statements:           Some hats are threads.

                                    Some threads are button.

                                    No button is mat.

    Conclusions:         I. Some hats are button.

                                    II. All threads are hats.

    A if both conclusions I and II follow Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
    B if neither conclusion I nor II follows Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
    C if either conclusion I or II follows Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
    D if only conclusion II follows. Correct Answer Incorrect Answer

    Solution

    Some hats are threads (I) + Some threads are button (I) ⇒ no conclusion can be drawn. Hence, conclusion I will not follow. Some hats are threads (I) ⇒ conversion ⇒ Some threads are hats (I). Hence, conclusion II will not follow.

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