Syllogism is one important topic of the reasoning section out of which few questions are usually asked in the examination. Since SBI Clerk 2021 notification is out, candidates must have started preparing for it thus, we are here with a set of 50 practice questions specifically related to syllogism. In this article candidates can download a free PDF on 50 practice questions dedicatedly on this topic. Practicing reasoning quizzes from PracticeMock app will surely help you in order to master this section. Along with the free PDF on Syllogism practice questions we are here with few tips and tricks as how to solve these particular type of questions.

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Now aspirants can even practice different types of reasoning questions from free topic wise quizzes and mini mocks available on the web. Below mentioned are few tips to particularly solve syllogism questions along with a free PDF of 50 practice questions.

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## Tips to Solve Syllogism Questions

To master syllogs one needs lot of practice and understanding of the concept. Though, all candidates have their own tricks and shortcuts, but here we are with few of them that may help you to get some more clarity on this topic.

• Venn diagrams are quite important when it comes to solving syllogism questions. With the help of these diagrams the question gets more clear and simplified.
• One must not create any data of his own. It is important to follow only that data which is mention there in the question. In other words it can be said that a candidate must not assume anything and should only follow which is given there.
• Words like few, at least, some etc are the basics to solve such type of questions. Pay attention to these words.
• The only data to be followed while solving a syllogs question is the data mentioned in the question itself.
• Try to attempt the syllogs question particularly in a sequential manner.

## 50 Syllogism Practice Questions

Question 1: In the question below there are three statements followed by two conclusions I and II. You have to take the three given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the four statements disregarding commonly known facts.

Statements:

No fingers are legs

Mostly legs are hands

Only a few hands are hairs

Conclusions:

1. Some legs are not hairs

II. All hands being fingers is a possibility.

a. Only conclusion II follows

b. Neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows

c. Only conclusion I follows

d. Both conclusion I and conclusion II follow.

e. None of the above

Solution:

Following figure can be formed:

From the figure, only conclusion II follows

Hence, option a.

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Question 4: In the 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 from commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.

Statements:

Only a few rides are trips.

No trip is mountain.

All mountains are trees.

Conclusions:

I: Some trees are not trips.

II: All rides being trips is not a possibility.

a. Only conclusion I follows

b. Only conclusion II follows

c. Either conclusion I or II follows

d. Both conclusions I and II follow

e. Neither conclusion I nor II follows

Solution:

The figure deduced from the statements,

Therefore, both conclusions I and II follow.

Hence, option d.

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Question 5: In the question below there are three statements followed by two conclusions I and II. You have to take the three given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the four statements disregarding commonly known facts.

Statements:

Mostly pets are cats

Only cats are dogs

No cats are rabbits

Conclusions:

I. Some pets are rabbits.

II. All pets being rabbits is not a possibility.

a. Both conclusion I and conclusion II follow.

b. Only conclusion I follows

c. Neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows

d. Only conclusion II follows

e. None of the above

Solution:

Following figure can be formed:

From the figure, only conclusion II follows.

Hence, option d.