Statements and Assumptions Quiz Set 18

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Question 1

Statement: For better health have fruits instead of vitamin supplementing tablets.

Assumptions: .

  1. Vitamins are essential for good health.
  2. Vitamin supplementing tablets do not help at all in attaining good health.
 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 I, i.e., Vitamins are essential for good health, is very obvious. Both tablets and fruits contain vitamins, but fruits help to a greater degree. So it is wrong to say that vitamins do not help at all. This rejects the assumption II.


Question 2

Statement: Mt. Everest is the tallest mountain peak of the world.

Assumptions: .

  1. It is good for skiing and tourists because it is the tallest.
  2. Other mountain peaks of the world are safer to travel.
 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 statement is about the height above sea level, and not about the utility of tall peaks from the tourism or safety angle.


Question 3

Statement: The policeman stopped a motorcyclist and asked him to produce his driving license.

Assumptions: .

  1. The motorcyclist has caused certain violations.
  2. The policeman thinks that the motorcyclist is a minor by age.
 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: c

One of these things is possible, either the challan is being issued for some violations, or the policeman wants to ascertain whether the motorcyclist is eligible for driving.


Question 4

Statement: The largest computer manufacturing company slashed the prices of most of the desktop models by about 15 per cent with immediate effect.

Assumptions: .

  1. The company may incur heavy losses due to reduction in prices of the desktop.
  2. The sales of desktop manufactured by the company will increase substantially in the near future.
 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 because a reduction in price is like an off season sale which attracts buyers.


Question 5

Statement: The daughter-in-law was surprised to see that a lot of food was left in the vessel, after everybody had been served.

Assumptions: .

  1. The food was not tasty.
  2. The family members didn't have appetite today.
 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: c

One of these things is possible.


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Updated on 2019-08-18.

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