Statements and Assumptions Quiz Set 27

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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.


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Updated on 2019-08-18.

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