CAT 1999 Question Paper Question 118


DIRECTIONS for questions: Each question consists of five statements followed by options consisting of three statements put together in a specific order. Choose the option which indicates a valid argument, that is, where the third statement is a conclusion drawn from the preceding two statements. Example:

A. All cigarettes are hazardous to health.

B. Brand X is a cigarette.

C. Brand X is hazardous to health.

ABC is a valid option, where statement C can be concluded from statements A and B.

Question 118

A. All Golmal islanders are blue coloured people.

B. Some smart people are not blue coloured people.

C. Some babies are blue coloured.

D. Some babies are smart.

E. Some smart people are not Golmal islanders.


The relationship between Golmal Islanders, Blue colored people and some smart people is as shown in the diagram below.

Since some smart people and golmal islanders are non-intersecting sets,option B holds true.

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