Statements and Assumptions Quiz Set 28

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Question 1

Statement: Use our oil to prevent hair loss.

Assumptions: .

  1. This particular oil grows more hair.
  2. Other oils cause a hair fall.
 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

This oil prevents hair loss, but no where is it said that it grows more hair, so I is not implicit. Similarly, the given data is not sufficient to conclude II. Hence none is implicit.


Question 2

Statement: Our laptops come with a free warranty of five years.

Assumptions: .

  1. The laptops develop faults within the first five years.
  2. The laptops have a useful life of five years only.
 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 giving a service to the customers in case something goes wrong. So it is wrong to assume I, and also II.


Question 3

Statement: The school authority decided to rent out the school premises during weekends and holidays for organizing various functions to augment its resources to meet the growing needs of the school.

Assumptions: .

  1. The parents of the school students may protest against the decision of the school authority.
  2. There may not be enough demand for hiring the school premises for organizing functions.
 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

Parents have nothing to do with what the school authorities do with their property unless it adversely affects the studies of the children. So assumption I is not implicit. Secondly, the school has taken this decision only because the management must have made a survey of the demand, or some offers might already be there. Hence II is also not implicit.


Question 4

Statement: Don't get too close to the crocodiles pool - notice at a zoo.

Assumptions: .

  1. Crocodiles are taking rest, they should not be disturbed.
  2. Those who get too close, loose balance and are killed by the crocodiles.
 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

Only II is implicit.


Question 5

Statement: A salesman to a customer, "This car gives a mileage of 12 km."

Assumptions:

  1. The car is a diesel car.
  2. The customer knows that the salesman means 12 km per liter.
 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 terminology is common, so II is implicit. It is wrong to assume that the car is a diesel car or a petrol car because there is no data to substantiate it.


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Updated on 2019-08-18.

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