CAT 1999 Question Paper Question 127


DIRECTIONS for questions: Each question has a set of four statements. Each statement has three segments. Choose the alternative where the third segment in the statement can be logically deduced using both the preceding two, but not just from one of them.

Question 127

A. All earthquakes cause havoc. Some landslides cause havoc. Some earthquakes cause landslides.

B. All glass things are transparent. Some curios are glass things. Some curios are transparent.

C. All clay objects are brittle. All XY are clay objects. Some XY are brittle.

D. No criminal is a patriot. Ram is not a patriot. Ram is a criminal.


In A, there need not be an intersection between earthquakes and landslides.

In B, the curios that are glass things are transparent. So, some curios are transparent. So, B is correct.

In C, since all clay objects are brittle and XY are clay objects, some XY are brittle.

Option c) is the correct answer.

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