Statements and Assumptions Quiz Set 12

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Question 1

Statement: In case you cannot return from the office by dinner, inform us on phone at home - the parents tell their son.

Assumptions: .

  1. The sun never informs about his late coming.
  2. Unless specified, the son may not inform is parents.
 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

Only II can be assumed.


Question 2

Statement: A candidate for the elections said, "Look at the prices that have risen for the past five years!"

Assumptions:

  1. This time give a chance to some other political party by voting for me.
  2. If you elect the same government again, prices will touch the roof.
 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

The politician tells the people about a problem that they are facing and wants them to change the present government so that things can be improved. So I is implicit. Similarly, II is also implicit because if the current government hasn't done anything for the past five years, giving it another chance would be unfair.


Question 3

Statement: In Chandigarh people prefer to buy Volkswagen cars instead of Honda cars as Volkswagen has German technology which is very advanced.

Assumptions: .

  1. Cars with German technology are perceived to be better than other cars in Chandigarh.
  2. Had German technology been present in Honda cars also. its sales would have crossed Volkswagen's sales.
 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

From the statement, it is clear that people in Chandigarh prefer German technology. Hence, only (I) is implicit in the statement.


Question 4

Statement: Over 1.4 lakh quintals of cotton has been procured in the state under Cotton Procurement Scheme, a press note said.

Assumptions: .

  1. Cotton procurement has been successful.
  2. No cotton procurement should be done now.
 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: d

We cannot say about success or failure, unless we know the target also. So neither of the two statements is implicit.


Question 5

Statement: "Shoot now!", the commander shouted.

Assumptions: .

  1. The soldier knows where and what to shoot.
  2. The commander doesn't know how to shoot.
 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

Since the commander is at a higher rank, he knows how to shoot, and since he is commanding his soldier, the latter knows what and where. Only I is implicit.


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Updated on 2017-10-26.

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