Statements and Assumptions Quiz Set 10

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Question 1

Statement: The govt. has directed all the degree colleges to declare results of all the examinations within a fortnight after the last date of examination.

Assumptions:

  1. The college authorities are not able to declare all the results within the 14 days after the last exam date fixed by the govt.
  2. Many college authorities are not able to conduct all the examinations in time.
 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: d

Both the assumption are implicit, that's why the govt. have specifically issued directions so that all colleges abide by the deadline.


Question 2

Statement: Everybody has placed their bet money on team A in the match, but no one has put money on team B.

Assumptions:

  1. Match will be fixed now.
  2. Team A is stronger than Team B.
 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

Form the given data the straight assumption all bet placing individuals have is that team A is stronger.


Question 3

Statement: The Govt. has decided to levy congestion tax to passengers traveling by air to and from the metro cities.

Assumptions: .

  1. The tax so collected may be adequate to meet part of the expenses for providing additional resources to handle huge traffic.
  2. Passengers traveling by air to and from these cities may be able to pay extra amount by way of congestion tax.
 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: d

Both assumptions (I) and (II) are implicit.


Question 4

Statement: If you want to increase your writing speed, use 0.7 pen.

Assumptions: .

  1. There are different types of pens available.
  2. The person being told understands what is 0.7 pen.
 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
  1. Since one specific pen is asked, others also exist. So assumption is OK.
  2. Since 0.7 is being specified without any other detail, it is safe to assume that both the other persons know about the other details. So assumption is OK.

Question 5

Statement: "Go and get the file !", an officer orders is subordinate.

Assumptions: .

  1. The file is confidential.
  2. The subordinate knows where the file is.
 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

It can only be said that the subordinate knows the location of the file. So I is implicit. Nothing can be said about the confidential nature of the file, so II doesn't follow.


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Updated on 2017-05-17.

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