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Statements: Some books are magazines. some magazines are novels. Conclusions:  I. Some books are novels. II. Some novels are magazines. - Logical Reasoning

MCQ

Two statements are given below followed by two conclusions (I and II). You have to consider the two statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts. You have to decide which of the conclusions if any follow from the given statements.

Statements:
Some books are magazines.
some magazines are novels.

Conclusions: 
I. Some books are novels.
II. Some novels are magazines.

Options

  • Only I follows

  • Only II follows

  • Both I and II follow

  • Neither I nor II follows

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Solution

Only II follows

Explanation:

The Venn diagram is as shown below:

It is clear from the figure, only (II) follows from the given statements.

Concept: Syllogism
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