Logical Reasoning - Logical Problems - Discussion

Each problem consists of three statements. Based on the first two statements, the third statement may be true, false, or uncertain.

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Rover weighs less than Fido.
Rover weighs more than Boomer.
Of the three dogs, Boomer weighs the least.
If the first two statements are true, the third statement is

[A]. true
[B]. false
[C]. uncertain

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

According to the first two statements, Fido weighs the most and Boomer weighs the least.

Anu said: (Dec 15, 2011)  
I am not understanding. Please explain me clearly.

Laxman said: (Jan 9, 2012)  
Acording to the problem rover kies between fido and boommer, how we can say that boomer is least weight?

Rajarajan said: (Feb 25, 2012)  
I do not understand. Please explain clearly.

Chirag Bagdai said: (May 26, 2012)  
R -Rover
F -Fido
B -Boomer

Statement 1- ( R < F ) ( 4 < 5)

Statement 2- ( R > B ) ( 4 > 3)

Boomer is the least Person.

Aastha Jonathan said: (Aug 28, 2012)  
Condition-1: boomer cannot weigh the most because statement-2, and it cannot be at the middle because of statement-1, so boomer weighs least.

Cuty said: (May 27, 2015)  
Rover<Fido.
Rover>Boomer.

Fido-10kg.
Rover-5kg.
Boomer-3kg.

5<10.
5>3.

So the Boomer weighs least.

Rahul said: (Jul 16, 2015)  
Why not uncertain?

Ankush said: (Jul 13, 2017)  
Why not uncertain. It fulfils the condition of uncertain.

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