Statements and Assumptions Quiz Set 03

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Question 1

Statement: "Buy one get one free" - a notice outside a shoe store.

Assumptions:

  1. One always buys a pair of shoes, so this notice is misleading.
  2. The prices of shoes have been discounted.
 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 2

Statement: "This drink can be had either as it is or after adding ice to it" - an advertisement.

Assumptions: .

  1. People differ in their likes.
  2. Some people will get attracted to the drink as it can be had as it as.
 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: c

Both I and II are implied.


Question 3

Statement: "Shoot now!", the commander shouted.

Assumptions: .

  1. The soldier knows where and what to shoot.
  2. The commander doesn't know how to shoot.
 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

Since the commander is at a higher rank, he knows how to shoot, and since he is commanding his soldier, the latter knows what and where. Only I is implicit.


Question 4

Statement: "Everyone does not need to build a 100 crore or 1000 crore company. Small vs Big vs Super big is a choice that an entrepreneur makes himself depending upon his ambitions, values and what he or she likes doing".

Assumptions: .

  1. The figures are for the turnover of the company.
  2. There is hardly any distinction between a small or a big company.
 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

Small and big companies are distinct but it is up to the entrepreneur as to which one he goes for.

It can be safely assumed that the figures are for the annual turnover. So only I is implicit.


Question 5

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.


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Updated on 2017-05-17.

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