Syllogism

Consider the following statements:

  1. All artists are whimsical.
  2. Some artists are drug addicts.
  3. Frustrated people are prone to become drug addicts.

From the above three statements it may be concluded that:

  1. Whimsical people are generally frustrated.
  2. All frustrated people are drug addicts.
  3. Artists are frustrated.
  4. Some drug addicts are whimsical.

Answer

Some artists are drug addicts.

  • Conclusion: Some drug addicts are artists.

Some drug addicts are artists. All artists are whimsical.

  • Conclusion: Some drug addicts are whimsical.

The correct option is D.