Statements: All good athletes want to win. All good athletes eat well

Answer : C. Neither I nor II follows

The question contains some statements followed by some conclusions. Decide which of the given conclusions logically follow from the given statements, disregarding commonly known facts.
Statements :
All good athletes want to win.
All good athletes eat well.
Conclusions :
I. All those who eat well are good athletes.
II. All those who want to win, eat well.

A. Only conclusion I follows

B. Only conclusion II follows

C. Neither I nor II follows

D. Both I and II follow

Answer : C. Neither I nor II follows

Explanation

  • Since the middle term ‘good athletes’ is distributed twice in the premises, the conclusion must be particular and should not contain the middle term. So it follows that ‘Some of those who win, eat well’.
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