# Statements and Assumptions Quiz Set 27

### Question 1

Statement: There will be no water in the town for two days because major repair is being undertaken by the public works department.

Assumptions: .

1. The people will have to store enough water for two days.
2. The people will have to consume less water in the coming two days.
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 implicit.

### Question 2

Statement: Many residents of the locality decided not to attend the cultural function organized by the local club to protest against the club's limited invitations.

Assumptions: .

1. The local club may cancel the cultural function.
2. The local club may stop all its activities.
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

Neither I nor II can be assumed on the basis of the given data.

### Question 3

Statement: Many historians hove done more harm than good by distorting truth.

Assumptions: .

1. People believe what is reported by the historians.
2. Historians are seldom expected to depict the truth.
A

Only I is implicit.

B

Only II is implicit.

C

Both I and II are implicit.

D

Neither I nor II is implicit.

Soln.
Ans: a

Only assumption I is implicit.

### Question 4

Statement: The doctor asked the nurse to give a pain killer injection to the patient.

Assumptions: .

1. The nurse will disobey the doctor.
2. The nurse knows the amount of dose to be given.
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 nurse is there to carry on the doctor's instructions, so I is not implicit. II is implicit because the doctor hasn't given more details.

### Question 5

Statement: A teacher wrote a two digit even number on the blackboard.

Assumptions:

1. It cannot be divisible by 3.
2. It cannot be divisible by 5.
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

18 is even but is divisible by 3, so I is not implicit. Similarly, 20 is even but is divisible by 5, so II is not implicit.