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Tricky Syllogism Questions and Solutions for IBPS Bank PO Exams

Appearing for challenging competitive exams in different Government and Corporate sectors are not so easy without thorough preparation. You need to follow quality books or potential web portals which offers exam-quality study materials for your proper guidance. There are different chapters from reasoning and verbal to non-verbal sections which you need to study well. Syllogisms, or assertion and reasoning is one of the chapter which you really need to study with great amount of practice before you finally appear for the job exams.

Syllogism Understanding

Try to solve the below set of 20 questions from this important section, which indeed help you prepare well for your tough competitive exams and boost your confidence in a certain level.

In each question below, there are two statements labelled as Assertion (A) and Reason (R).

Share your answer as per below provided codes:
(a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.
(b) Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A.
(c) A is true but R is false
(d) A is false but R is true
(e) Both A and R are false.

Q1. Assertion (A): Glass tumbler breaks in winter when hot water is poured in it.
Reason (R): When hot water is poured, the outer surface of glass expands.

Answer

Answer

A is true but R is false

Explanation

Explanation

When is winter, hot water is poured in the glass tumbler, it’s linear surface tends to expand while the outer surface in contact with cold atmosphere doesn’t. This opposite interaction causes the tumbler to break.

Q2. Assertion (A): Red color of blood is due to hemoglobin.
Reason (R): Hemoglobin is a red pigment.

Answer

Answer

Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

Explanation

Explanation

Hemoglobin is the blood pigment that imparts red color to the blood..

Q3. Assertion (A): Carbohydrates provide energy to the body.
Reason (R): Obesity is caused by excessive intake of carbohydrates.

Answer

Answer

A is true but R is false .

Explanation

Explanation

Carbohydrates are the source of energy in the body. However, obesity is caused by the excessive intake of fats that accumulates in the body.

Q4. Assertion (A): There is rainbow in the sky only after rains.
Reason (R): Water drops suspended in the air break up sun’s rays into seven colors.

Answer

Answer

Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

Explanation

Explanation

Water droplets act like prisms. Sun’s rays falling on water droplets suffer dispersion and produce a spectrum.

Q5. Assertion (A): Nuclear fusion is used to generate electricity.
Reason (R): Nuclear power is not used because it cannot be controlled.

Answer

Answer

Both A and R are false.

Explanation

Explanation

A controlled nuclear fission reaction is used to generate electricity. Nowadays, controlled nuclear power finds many important applications.

Q6. Assertion (A): River Narmada flows westward.
Reason (R): Narmada falls into Bay of Bengal.

Answer

Answer

A is true but R is false

Explanation

Explanation

River Narmada flows westward and drains into Arabian Sea.

Q7. Assertion (A): Cotton is grown in alluvial soils.
Reason (R): Alluvial soils are very fertile.

Answer

Answer

A is false but R is true

Explanation

Explanation

Alluvial soils comprising of silt and sand carried down by the rivers, are very fertile. However, cotton is grown in black soil that suits it’s mineral requirements.

Q8. Assertion (A): India has a topical monsoon type climate.
Reason (R): India is located exactly between the topical latitude.

Answer

Answer

A is true but R is false

Explanation

Explanation

India has a topical monsoon type climate owing to it’s geographical relief. Only the lower half of India lies amidst tropical latitudes, as the Tropic cancer passes through its center.

Q9. Assertion (A): Copper is used to make electrical wires.
Reason (R): Copper has very low electrical resistance.

Answer

Answer

Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

Explanation

Explanation

A low electrical resistance of copper makes it a good electrical conductor. So it’s used to make electric wires.

Q10. Assertion (A): A little gap is left between iron rails.
Reason (R): Iron expands in summer.

Answer

Answer

Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

Explanation

Explanation

Iron expands in summer. So, gaps are left between rails to allow for expansion.

Q11. Assertion (A): When common salt is kept open, it absorbs moisture from the air.
Reason (R): Common salt contains magnesium chloride.

Answer

Answer

Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

Explanation

Explanation

Magnesium chloride present in common salt is a deliquescent substance, i.e., it absorbs moisture from the air when kept in open.

Q12. Assertion (A): When a body is dipped in a liquid fully or partially, there is a decrease in its weight.
Reason (R): The decrease in weight is due to the higher density of the displaced liquid.

Answer

Answer

A is true but R is false

Explanation

Explanation

When a body is dipped ina liquid, there is a decrease in weight due to the upward thrust exerted on it by the water.

Q13. Assertion (A): Leakages in household gas cylinders can be detected.
Reason (R): LPG has a strong smell.

Answer

Answer

A is true but R is false

Explanation

Explanation

Leakage in household gas cylinders can be detected because of the strong smell of ethyl merceptan mixed with LPG.

Q14. Assertion (A): Simla is colder than Delhi
Reason (R): Simla is at a higher altitude as compared to Delhi.

Answer

Answer

Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

Explanation

Explanation

Simla is colder than Delhi because it’s situated in a higher altitude and temperature decreases by 1 degree centigrade for every 165 meters of ascent.

Q15. Assertion (A): Land breeze blows during night.
Reason (R): Land gets heated up quickly.

Answer

Answer

Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A.

Explanation

Explanation

Land gets heated up quickly and also cools quicker than sea at night so that cool winds called the land breeze blow from land to sea.

Q16. Assertion (A): The freezing of sea water during winter doesn’t kill the fishes.
Reason (R): Only surface water is frozen.

Answer

Answer

Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

Explanation

Explanation

In winter, only the surface water of the sea freezes. Further below, water doesn’t freeze because the surface ice provides an insulting coat.

Q17. Assertion (A): We feel comfortable in hot and humid climate.
Reason (R): Sweet evaporates faster in humid climate.

Answer

Answer

Both A and R are false.

Explanation

Explanation

We fell uncomfortable in hot and humid climate because in hot weather, body sweates more but due to high humidity, this sweat doesn’t evaporate easily.

Q18. Assertion (A): Mohammad-bin-Tughluq is called the ‘wisest fool’.
Reason (R): He has wise plans but implemented them foolishly.

Answer

Answer

Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

Explanation

Explanation

R provides the correct explanation of A.

Q19. Assertion (A): Weeds shouldn’t be allowed to grow along with the crops.
Reason (R): Weeds leave no space for plants to grow.

Answer

Answer

A is true but R is false

Explanation

Explanation

Weeds shouldn’t be allowed to grow along with the crops because they consume the essential nutrients, which are required by the crops for growth.

Q20. Assertion (A): Carbon dioxide turns lime water milky.
Reason (R): Carbon dioxide sullies the water.

Answer

Answer

A is true but R is false

Explanation

Explanation

Carbon dioxide reacts with lime water (calcium hydroxide) to form milky precipitate of calcium carbonate.

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