Statements and Assumptions Quiz Set 24

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Question 1

Statement: The worker was wearing gloves.

Assumptions: .

  1. It is winters.
  2. He is an electrician.
 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: d

It cannot be said surely that it is winters because workers wear gloves when dealing with hazardous chemicals and electricity. Similarly, it is not possible to say for sure that he is working only with electricity.


Question 2

Statement: The cricketing body decided to hold the final match of the tournament in the biggest stadium of the county which can accommodate above one lakh spectators.

Assumptions: .

  1. Most of the tickets may be sold resulting into huge income for the cricketing body.
  2. Most of the spectators may prefer to watch the match on TV at their homes rather than going to the stadium.
 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 statement I can be safely assumed to be correct because more tickets means more income. The second statement II cannot be assumed to be true because most of the spectators preferably want to come and personally watch the match.


Question 3

Statement: Invigilator: If I find anybody using unfair means, I will cancel his or her paper.

Assumptions:

  1. Some students use unfair means during examination.
  2. Students will not use unfair means during examination.
 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 warning is given because there is a problem of unfair means being used in the examination. So I is implicit. Statement II is also implicit because the warning has been issued only to prevent students from using unfair means; students will heed to the warning.


Question 4

Statement: A warning in a train compartment - "To stop train, pull chain. Penalty for false use Rs. 500."

Assumptions: .

  1. Some people misuse the alarm chain.
  2. On certain occasions, people may want to stop a running train.
 A

Only I is implicit.

 B

Only II is implicit.

 C

Either I or II is implicit.

 D

Both I and II are implicit.

Soln.
Ans: d

Both the assumptions follow.


Question 5

Statement: Everybody has placed their bet money on team A in the match, but no one has put money on team B.

Assumptions:

  1. Match will be fixed now.
  2. Team A is stronger than Team B.
 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

Form the given data the straight assumption all bet placing individuals have is that team A is stronger.


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Updated on 2019-08-18.

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