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# Introduction: Statements, Syllogisms Video Lecture - Verbal Ability (VA) & Reading Comprehension (RC) - CAT

## Verbal Ability (VA) & Reading Comprehension (RC)

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## FAQs on Introduction: Statements, Syllogisms Video Lecture - Verbal Ability (VA) & Reading Comprehension (RC) - CAT

 1. What is the difference between statements and syllogisms?
Ans. Statements are declarative sentences that can be either true or false, while syllogisms are logical arguments consisting of two premises and a conclusion. Statements make up the building blocks of syllogisms, which are used to reason and draw conclusions.
 2. How are statements and syllogisms used in exams?
Ans. In exams, statements and syllogisms are commonly used in logical reasoning or analytical reasoning sections. They test the ability of candidates to evaluate the logical validity of arguments based on given statements and draw conclusions using syllogisms.
 3. Can you provide an example of a statement and a syllogism?
Ans. Example of a statement: "All cats are mammals." This statement is either true or false. Example of a syllogism: Premise 1: "All mammals are animals." Premise 2: "All cats are mammals." Conclusion: "Therefore, all cats are animals."
 4. How can one determine the validity of a syllogism?
Ans. The validity of a syllogism can be determined by evaluating the relationship between the premises and the conclusion. If the conclusion logically follows from the given premises, the syllogism is valid. However, if the conclusion does not necessarily follow from the premises, the syllogism is invalid.
 5. Are there any tips or strategies to improve performance in statement and syllogism-based questions?
Ans. Yes, here are a few tips: - Practice identifying the types of statements, such as universal, particular, affirmative, and negative, as this will help in evaluating syllogisms. - Familiarize yourself with different types of syllogisms, such as categorical, hypothetical, and disjunctive syllogisms. - Work on understanding the logical relationships between statements and conclusions. - Practice solving a variety of statement and syllogism-based questions to improve your speed and accuracy.

## Verbal Ability (VA) & Reading Comprehension (RC)

124 videos|395 docs|177 tests

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