Statements and Assumptions Quiz Set 04

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Question 1

Statement: Government issued guidelines in public interest: "Don't eat uncovered food items from roadside vendors."

Assumptions:

  1. The government wants to stop the business of roadside vendors.
  2. The government wants to benefit the restaurant owners of this city.
 A

Only I is implicit.

 B

Only II is implicit.

 C

Neither I nor II is implicit.

 D

I and II are implicit.

Soln.
Ans: c

The basic intent of the govt. is to prevent the outbreak of epidemics like cholera. So neither is implicit.


Question 2

Statement: Government have announced a relief package for all the drought hit farmers in the country and advised the state governments to put in a mechanism for effective disbursement.

Assumptions: .

  1. The state govt. may be able to put in place the system for disbursement of govt. relief to the affected farmers.
  2. govt. may be able to identify all the farmers affected by drought in the country.
 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: a

The "mechanism" is for disbursement to the identified farmers. So I is implicit. But there is nothing in the given data that suggests that all farmers will be identified.


Question 3

Statement: The driver is worried because the petrol level in the car is touching low.

Assumptions: .

  1. There is a leakage in the tank.
  2. A petrol pump should be located now.
 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: b

It cannot be assumed that petrol level is going low because of the leakage. It is going low because the travelling car is consuming petrol. The second assumption is for sure, because a petrol pump will help in refilling the car.


Question 4

Statement: The local citizens group submitted a memorandum to the civic authority for allowing them to convert the vacant plot in the locality into a garden at their own cost.

Assumptions: .

  1. The local citizen group may be able to gather enough funds to develop the garden.
  2. The civic authority may not accede to the request of the local citizen group.
 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: a

Assumption (II) is not implicit because the civil authority will consult rules and regulations in this case, so it may decide for or against. (I) is implicit.


Question 5

Statement: Please send an official letter rather than semi-official on this subject this time.

Assumptions: .

  1. The format and emphasis of different types of letters is different.
  2. We can send different types of letters on the same subject.
 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

Both I and II are obvious.


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Updated on 2017-06-24.

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