# Verbal Reasoning - Syllogism - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Syllogism - Syllogism 1 (Q.No. 8)
Directions to Solve

In each of the following questions two statements are given and these statements are followed by two conclusions numbered (1) and (2). 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 and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the two given statements, disregarding commonly known facts.

• (A) If only (1) conclusion follows
• (B) If only (2) conclusion follows
• (C) If either (1) or (2) follows
• (D) If neither (1) nor (2) follows and
• (E) If both (1) and (2) follow.

8.

Statements: All cups are books. All books are shirts.

Conclusions:

1. Some cups are not shirts.
2. Some shirts are cups.

Only (1) conclusion follows
Only (2) conclusion follows
Either (1) or (2) follows
Neither (1) nor (2) follows
Both (1) and (2) follow
Explanation:
Discussion:
35 comments Page 1 of 4.

Sabir said:   1 month ago
I think only 1 follows.
(2)

Trusha rajput said:   7 months ago
Can you explain why the answer is B why not D?
(2)

Bindiya said:   2 years ago
The right answer is D because;

1. +Ve sentence never give -ve and
2. Some + some= neither case.
(3)

Ankit Jaiswal said:   4 years ago
(3)

Amol said:   4 years ago
Answer will be C because some + some not hence this will be Either or case.
(1)

Dmazeed said:   5 years ago
If *if some shirts are cups then some cup are shirts. So, the Anwer is B.
(1)

Janardhanansr said:   6 years ago
Please, anyone, Explain with Raval's notation.
(1)

Jass said:   6 years ago
Yes, it's option D. I too agree.
(2)

Mannan said:   6 years ago