Verbal Reasoning - Syllogism - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Syllogism - Syllogism 2 (Q.No. 3)
Directions to Solve
In each of the following questions two statements are given. Which are followed by four conclusions (1), (2), (3) and (4). Choose the conclusions which logically follow from the given statements.


Statements: All men are vertebrates. Some mammals are vertebrates.


  1. All men are mammals.
  2. All mammals are men.
  3. Some vertebrates are mammals.
  4. All vertebrates are men.

Only (4)
Only (2)
Only (3)
Only (1)
Only (1) and (3)
Answer: Option
26 comments Page 1 of 3.

Vinu said:   2 years ago
Option: E is the correct answer.

Ravi said:   2 years ago
I think 1 and 3 are the correct answer.

Vaibhav said:   3 years ago
I think 1 and 3 is correct.

Sonu Kumar said:   3 years ago
I think option C is correct only one (3) conclusion is followed.

Juthika said:   6 years ago
Why can't some vertebrates be men isn't possible? According to me, there are 2 possibilities.

Alekhya said:   7 years ago
Yes, you are right @Swati.

Alekhya said:   7 years ago
Yes, you are right @Swati.

Devi said:   7 years ago
You are right @Swati.

Swati said:   7 years ago
Conclusion can not be drawn as a middle term 'vertebrates' is not distributed in any of the statement.

Mohammed Shakir said:   8 years ago
What is a possibility here? Please, anyone, tell me clearly.

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