Statements and Assumptions Quiz Set 04

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Question 1

Statement: The economic prosperity of any nation is dependent on the quality of its human resources.

Assumptions: .

  1. Achieving economic prosperity is a cherished goal of every nation.
  2. It is possible to measure the quality of human resources of a nation.
 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

I is implicit. But II is not, because economic prosperity is dependent on quality of human resources, it is not the only measure of quality of human resources. Quality of human resources is determined by other indicators also. The statement doesn't seem to be about measurement of quality. So II is not implicit.


Question 2

Statement: The daughter-in-law was surprised to see that a lot of food was left in the vessel, after everybody had been served.

Assumptions: .

  1. The food was not tasty.
  2. The family members didn't have appetite today.
 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 these things is possible.


Question 3

Statement: The local civic body has urged all the residents to voluntarily reduce consumption of potable water by about 30 per cent to tide over the water crisis.

Assumptions: .

  1. Many residents may reduce consumption of potable water.
  2. Many activists may welcome the civic body's move and spread awareness among residents.
 A

Only I is implicit.

 B

Only II is implicit.

 C

Either I or II is implicit.

 D

Both I and II are implicit.

Soln.
Ans: ad

The civic body has made this request because it hopes to convince some residents. So I is implicit. But there is nothing to directly suggest that this is targeted towards the activists, so II is not implicit.


Question 4

Statement: The hare won the race this time, and the tortoise lost.

Assumptions: .

  1. The hare has learnt from its mistakes.
  2. The hare is faster than the tortoise.
 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

Only I is implicit.


Question 5

Statement: A candidate for the elections said, "Look at the prices that have risen for the past five years!"

Assumptions:

  1. This time give a chance to some other political party by voting for me.
  2. If you elect the same government again, prices will touch the roof.
 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

The politician tells the people about a problem that they are facing and wants them to change the present government so that things can be improved. So I is implicit. Similarly, II is also implicit because if the current government hasn't done anything for the past five years, giving it another chance would be unfair.


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Updated on 2017-05-17.

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