Statements and Assumptions Quiz Set 29

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Question 1

Statement: The dog bit a passerby.

Assumptions: .

  1. The passerby must have made some gestures to the dog.
  2. The dog was infected by rabies.
 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: c

One of the possibilities is there.


Question 2

Statement: A promotional campaign - For healthy children encourage them to play in the playgrounds rather than video games at home.

Assumptions: .

  1. Health of at least some children would improve following this campaign.
  2. Most of the parents would not buy video games for their children after this promotional campaign.
 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 campaign is for improving the health of children through outdoor activity, not stopping the use of video games altogether. So only I is implicit.


Question 3

Statement: We should export the surplus of wheat in order to earn profits.

Assumptions: .

  1. Knowing that the exported wheat is a part of the surplus of the total production, many countries would not pay the desired price for it.
  2. Some countries are willing to import wheat.
 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 prices are determined according to the prevailing international rates. So it is not possible to assume the first statement as true. Secondly, the question of export arises only if there are buyer countries, so the second assumption holds true.


Question 4

Statement: "Know everything about your future." - read an astrologer's advertisement.

Assumptions:

  1. People want to know their future.
  2. The astrologer is making a false claim.
 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: a

The advertisement is there because people want to know their future. So I is implicit. But there is no evidence to suggest whether the astrologer is genuine or fake. So II is not implicit.


Question 5

Statement: The university has laid down guidelines for minimum qualification for the posts of lecturers.

Assumptions: .

  1. Only qualified candidates will be appointed as lecturers now.
  2. Only qualified candidates will now apply for such posts.
 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

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Updated on 2017-06-24.

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