Statements and Assumptions Quiz Set 05

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Question 1

Statement: The govt. has recently announced additional food for work program for all the drought affected regions in the county.

Assumptions: .

  1. The govt. has adequate funds to run these programmers.
  2. Affected people may be able to get at least on meal a day due to these programs.
 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 the assumptions are implicit, that's why the government has started this scheme.


Question 2

Statement: Government announced polio vaccination day to be January 13.

Assumptions: .

  1. The announcement will cause more people to come for vaccination.
  2. Government will not vaccinate on other days.
 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

Such announcements in advance cause an awareness among the people so I is implicit. There is no statement from the government that there will be no vaccines on other days. so II is not implicit.


Question 3

Statement: The number of road accidents has increased all of a sudden for the past two days.

Assumptions: .

  1. The drivers have started using a lot of liquor.
  2. There is a lot of fog on the roads.
 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

Fog causes the visibility to be reduced. Moreover, it is a seasonal phenomenon, so II is implicit.


Question 4

Statement: The biggest private airline decided to increase the number of fights between cities A and B to 10 flights everyday.

Assumptions: .

  1. Other airlines may also increases the frequency of daily flights between cities A and B.
  2. There may be adequate passenger load on the biggest private airline even after increased frequency.
 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: b

Nothing can be said about other airlines, unless we know how much are they in demand, and what is their fare structure, and also, whether they are already having license to operate in that area. So I is not implicit. But the assumption II is implicit because the airlines has taken this decision only because it expects adequate passenger load.


Question 5

Statement: "He is running a social media campaign. He seems to be ahead of you" - A supporter to a candidate for the state elections.

Assumptions:

  1. The supporter is referring to the opponent candidate.
  2. The supporter is making a false statement.
 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 "he" here is contextually pointing to the opponent, so I is implicit. There is nothing in the given data that can help us decide on the truth or falsehood of this statement. So II is implicit.


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