Suleiman: All Communists Are Atheists. - Logical Reasoning

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MCQ

Suleiman: All Communists are atheists.

Sheeba: That is not true.

Which of the following, if true, would make Sheeba’s reply the most convincing?

Options

  • My uncle is an atheist but he is not a Communist.

  • My uncle is a Communist but he is not an atheist.

  • My uncle is a Communist and an atheist.

  • My uncle is neither a Communist nor an atheist.

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Solution

My uncle is a Communist but he is not an atheist.

Explanation:

According to Suleiman, communists set must be a subset of atheist set. But if Sheeba contradicts this then at least a part of communists set must be outside the atheist set. Therefore, 'My uncle is a Communist but he is not an atheist.' is correct.

Concept: Critical Reasoning (Entrance Exam)
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