Statements and Assumptions Quiz Set 23

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Question 1

Statement: The preacher preached, "Pride hath a fall."

Assumptions: .

  1. Those who fall have a pride.
  2. Having a pride can be counter-productive.
 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 is not necessary that only those fall who have pride; people can fail because of other circumstances also. So I is not implicit.


Question 2

Statement: "Those who want to go for the picnic should deposit Rs. 100 by tomorrow afternoon", the class teacher announced in the class.

Assumptions:

  1. It is compulsory to go for the picnic.
  2. Students will leave for the picnic tomorrow morning.
 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 picnic is optional, but only those will go who deposit the amount. There is nothing to suggest when the picnic will take place. So none of these is implicit.


Question 3

Statement: Gambling is a bad habit - written on a casino table.

Assumptions:

  1. People will do more and more gambling because human beings like to go against instructions.
  2. People will read it and quit gambling.
 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

The instruction is a statutory warning given with the assumption that people quit this bad habit.


Question 4

Statement: The prices of rice and wheat have remained unchanged only in Canada since the past three years.

Assumptions: .

  1. Rice and wheat prices have changed elsewhere in the world during these three years.
  2. Before this three years period, rice and wheat were available at a price different from the present rates.
 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

From the statement, it can be seen that except Canada prices have changed in every other country. It is also clear that in Canada also, the prices were different before the last three years. Hence both are implicit in the statement.


Question 5

Statement: The reputed management institute in the city increased the fees by 300 per cent from the next academic year.

Assumptions: .

  1. The institute may still attract good number of students for all its courses.
  2. The students may now opt for other institutes in the city which charge less fees.
 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: c

Only one of the two things can happen.


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Updated on 2019-08-18.

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