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Direction: In each of the following questions, two statements are given followed by two/four conclusions I, II, III and IV. You have to consider the two statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. You have to decide which of the given conclusions, if any, follow from the given statements.

  1. Statements:
    (a) Some stones are gold.
    (b) Some gold are banks.
    I. Some banks are stones.
    II. Some gold are stones.
    III. No stone is bank.
    IV. Some banks are gold.
    1. Only conclusions II and III follow
    2. Only conclusions II and IV follow
    3. Only conclusions I and IV follow
    4. Only either conclusion III or IV and I follow
Correct Option: B

Both the Premises are Particular Affirmative (I-type).
No Conclusion follows from the two Particular Premises.
Conclusion II is Converse of the first statement.
Conclusion IV is Converse of the second statement.
Conclusions I and III form Complementary Pair. Therefore, either I or III follows.

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