Statements and Assumptions Quiz Set 02

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Question 1

Statement: Many employees of the organization applied for special study leave of two years to pursue higher education.

Assumptions: .

  1. The management of the organization may not grant leave to most of these employees.
  2. These employees may be able to complete their education during the study leave.
 A

Only I is implicit.

 B

Only II is implicit.

 C

Either I or II is implicit.

 D

Neither I nor II is implicit.

Soln.
Ans: b

The management invites open applications only when it can honor them. So I is not implicit. The assumption II is implicit because the duration of leave is decided only on the basis of the duration of education.


Question 2

Statement: King said to his queen: Tenali is the most wise man in my kingdom.

Assumptions: .

  1. King is not as wise as Tenali.
  2. He is planning to coronate Tenali as the next king.
 A

Only I is implicit.

 B

Only II is implicit.

 C

Either I or II is implicit.

 D

I and II are implicit.

Soln.
Ans: a

Only I is implicit, nothing can be said about the next plans of the king about Tenali.


Question 3

Statement: The government has decided to hold recruitment drives for policemen twice a year.

Assumptions: .

  1. There are more vacancies.
  2. The government doesn't have enough work for too many policemen in January.
 A

Only I is implicit.

 B

Only II is implicit.

 C

Either I or II is implicit.

 D

I and II are implicit.

Soln.
Ans: a

Only I is implicit.


Question 4

Statement: The government has reduced the base price for auctioning plots in the newly developed sectors.

Assumptions:

  1. Last time the auctions were not very successful.
  2. Next time the base prices will be reduced even further.
 A

Only I is implicit.

 B

Only II is implicit.

 C

Either I or II is implicit.

 D

I and II are implicit.

Soln.
Ans: a

Last the bidders felt the base price to be high, so this time the base prices have been reduced. Only I is implicit. As far as II is concerned, it's not yet known what future policy will be followed if the current auction fails.


Question 5

Statement: The house owners in a street hired a watchman for night surveillance.

Assumptions:

  1. Thefts in the area have grown significantly.
  2. The presence of a watchman will scare away the thieves.
 A

Only I is implicit.

 B

Only II is implicit.

 C

Either I or II is implicit.

 D

I and II are implicit.

Soln.
Ans: d

They have hired a watchman only because thefts must have increased. So I is implicit. When a watchman is present thieves do not strike, so II is also implicit.


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Updated on 2017-06-24.

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