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In this video Aishwarya talks about the different questions asked in the syllogism topic of the previous year UPSC preliminary examination CSAT paper.

Aishwarya Nair
Cleared half a dozen government exams. Presently at Railways. Former faculty at KAS Mentor. Follow for Exam preparation strategies.

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I think the answer for the great and wise men question should be option b. If some men are great and some men are wise, there can be few men who are neither great nor wise.
I had the same thought as well
Chetan vyas
2 months ago
no ..conclusion 2 said that some are neither great nor wise ...means they are neutral ...but here some are great or some wise one from these should be there 😅
Whats new in the video ???? These all are previous year questions and they are available in the market with the solutions I thought may be there will b smthng interesting in the videos but unfortunately all old stuff
now my understanding of reasoning somehoe better than previous
syllogisms are not properly solved pls put another vedios is there anyone in unacademy please do this course with logic not by equation or else
Thank you Aishwarya,nice explanation..:)
  1. Syllogism Course: Crash Course on CSAT for UPSC CSE Presented by Aishwarya Nair

  2. Consider the following statements followed by two conclusions Statements:Some men are great. Some men are wise Conclusion I:Men are either great or wise Conclusion II Some men are neither great nor wise Which one of the following is correct? (a) Only conclusion I is valid (b) Only conclusion II is valid (c) Both the conclusions are valid (d) Neither of the conclusions is valid

  3. All good athletes want to win and all athletes who want to win eat a well-balanced diet; therefore all athletes who do not eat a well- balanced diet are bad athletes. The best conclusion from this statement is that A. No bad athlete wants to win B. No athlete who does not eat a well balanced diet is a good athlete Every athlete who eats a well balanced diet is a good athlete All athletes who want to win are good athletes C. D.

  4. Consider the given statement and the two conclusions that follow: Statement Morning walk is good for health. Conclusions All healthy people go for morning walk. 1. A 2. Morning walk is essential for maintaining good health What is/are the valid conclusion/conclusions? A. 1only B. 2 only C. Both 1 and 2 D. Neither 1 nor 2

  5. . Examine the following statements 1. All colours are pleasant 2. Some colours are pleasant 3. No colour is pleasant 4. Some colours are not pleasant. Given that statement 4 is true, what can definitely be concluded? A. 1and 2 are true B. 3 is true C. 2 is false D. 1 is false