# Statements and Assumptions Quiz Set 31

### Question 1

Statement: A circus boy jumped from a high point.

Assumptions: .

1. He wants to die.
2. It is his job.
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

A circus boy does this as a part of his job. So only II is implicit.

### Question 2

Statement: Two dice were tossed and the total of the numbers on their faces was 10.

Assumptions:

1. Both dice had same digits on the top.
2. Both dice had different digits on the top.
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

Both are possible - 5 + 5 = 10, and 4 + 6 = 10.

### Question 3

Statement: "This book is a must if you want to know about the history of your culture" - A teacher tells his students.

Assumptions: .

1. The students want to learn about the history of their culture.
2. The teacher does not know about other books on this subject.
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 I follows. The teacher may be knowing of other books too, but he finds this book the most relevant for the needs of the students. So II doesn't follow.

### Question 4

Statement: "To keep myself up-to-date, I always listen to 9.00 p.m. news on radio" - a candidate tells the interview board.

Assumptions: .

1. The candidate does not read newspaper.
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: d

The candidate is saying he always listens to the 9 PM news, and is giving a reason for it. But he is not saying that doesn't refer to other sources for news, or that one is better than the other.

### Question 5

Statement: Residents will have to pay property tax each year. The properties of the defaulters will be auctioned to realize the property tax.

Assumptions: .

1. The government wants to auction the properties of poor residents.
2. People will pay property taxes.
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 sole objective is to make the people pay property tax. By reading this advertisement, more and more people will pay their taxes. So II only is implicit.