Syllogism Practice Questions for Govt, Bank-IBPS, Private Job Exams

Premise Arguments Questions

In the reasoning/aptitude question section there are various type of question that can be asked in exam like bank – IBPS, state govt exams. First type is Premise Argument

In these Type of question generally there are two or multiple statements are given in each of the following questions, followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the given two statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts.

Read the conclusions carefully and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the two statements, disregarding commonly known facts.

You have to give answer from below mentioned options:

a: if only conclusion I follows

b: if only conclusion II follows

c: if either conclusion I or II follows

d: if neither I nor II follows

e: if both conclusions I and II follow



Some notebooks are books.

All books are papers.

Question 1 :

I. Some notebooks are papers.

II. No paper is a notebook.

Q2: Statements:

All huts are mansions.

All mansions are temples.



I. Some temples are huts.

II. Some temples are mansions.

Q3: Statements:

All pens are pencils.

No pencil is a cap.


I. All caps are pencils.

II. Some caps are pencils.


Qus1: (c), Qus2: (e), Qus3: (d)


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